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New York, August 4, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – The nati…

New York, August 4, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – The national law firm Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that two attorneys have joined the firm’s New York
office as partners. James J. Freedman joins the Real Estate Department
and Beth Barash Neuhaus joins the Corporate Department.

“Adding these two well-respected professionals is part a strategic
expansion of our core practice areas in New York” said Michael Beck,
Co-Chairman of Loeb & Loeb.

James J. Freedman represents lenders in commercial finance, with a
primary focus on real estate, including construction and permanent loan
transactions, syndicated loans, conduit loans, mezzanine financing,
asset-based lending, and workouts and foreclosures of troubled assets.
He also counsels landlords, tenants, buyers and sellers in the
acquisition, leasing and disposition of property

James J. Freedman joins Loeb from the New York/Philadelphia offices of
Buchanan Ingersoll.

Mr. Freedman received his J.D. in 1983 from Ohio State University and
his A.B., cum laude, from Kenyon College in 1980.

Beth Barash Neuhaus practices in the areas of corporate governance and
securities law. She also has significant experience in the areas of
corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Neuhaus has
represented companies in the high technology, apparel, pharmaceutical,
cosmetics and movie industries with respect to compliance with the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including matters of corporate
governance such as the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002.

She has also represented a number of investment banks and
brokers-dealers, venture capital firms and private investors in
corporate finance transactions at public and private levels.

Beth Barash Neuhaus joins the firm from the New York office of Todtman,
Nachamie, Spizz & Johns, P.C.

Ms. Neuhaus received her J.D. in 1984 from Hofstra University School of
Law and her B.A. from the University of Rochester in 1981.

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