(New York) 8 October 2004 LAWFUEL – Law firm, law, legal, attorney news– Dechert LLP today announced that Bonnie A. Barsamian has joined the firm as a partner in its Corporate and Securities Group. Prior to joining Dechert, Bonnie was a partner in the Corporate Finance group at Clifford Chance LLP.
Barsamian, resident in the firm’s New York office, has extensive corporate and securities transactional experience. She represents investment banks and issuers in public and private offerings and advises public and private companies, special committees and financial advisors in M&A transactions.
“Bonnie’s strong relationships with leading financial institutions will enhance the firm’s capital markets expertise,” noted Barton J. Winokur, Dechert chairman. “Her high-profile deal experience will add to our already recognized team of lawyers.”
Barsamian has provided counsel to leading financial institutions on a wide array of capital markets transactions and has extensive deal experience in a broad range of industries, including the REIT, media and entertainment, manufacturing and consumer products sectors.
“Bonnie brings a wealth of experience working with well-established investment banks on a variety of public and private transactions,” said Carl A. de Brito, co-chair of the firm’s corporate and securities group. “Her strategic relationships with these financial institutions and others will add to the overall growth of the New York — and the firm’s — corporate and securities practice.”
“I look forward to leading the expansion of a top-tier domestic securities practice in New York and building further on the successes Dechert has achieved,” said Barsamian.
A graduate of Amherst College with a B.A. in Economics and English, Ms. Barsamian received her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. Terence Gordon