New York, May 3, 2007 – LAWFUEL – The Law Newswire – Dewey Ballantine LLP, a leading international law firm, announced today that Mitchel C. Pahl has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner in the Compensation & Benefits Group. Mr. Pahl joins Dewey Ballantine from Alston & Bird LLP.
Mr. Pahl is the fourteenth lateral partner to join Dewey Ballantine over the course of the last eight weeks. He has more than 20 years of experience representing public and closely-held domestic and multinational companies in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation. Clients he has represented include Prudential Insurance Company, The Carlyle Group, Bertlesmann, Inc. and Nautic Partners, LLC.
“We are fortunate to have an attorney with Mitchel’s breadth of experience join our firm,” said Gordon Warnke, co-chair of Dewey Ballantine’s Management Committee and chair of the firm’s Tax Department. “He will be a tremendous asset to us on a multitude of matters, specifically M&A transactions, and will provide invaluable service to our executive clients with respect to compensation matters.”
Mr. Pahl received his J.D. cum laude from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1984 and received his LL.M. in Tax from the New York University School of Law in 1985.
About Dewey Ballantine
Dewey Ballantine LLP, an international law firm with 550 lawyers located in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, East Palo Alto, Austin, London, Warsaw, Frankfurt, Milan, Rome and Beijing, was founded in 1909. Through its network of offices, the firm handles some of the largest, most complex corporate transactions, litigation and tax matters in areas such as M&A, private equity, project finance, corporate finance, corporate reorganization and bankruptcy, antitrust, intellectual property, sports law, structured finance and international trade. Industry specializations include energy and utilities, healthcare, insurance, financial services, media, consumer and industrial goods, consumer electronics, technology, telecommunications and transportation.