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NEW YORK, NY, December 6, 2004 – LAWFUEL – First for law news – The…

NEW YORK, NY, December 6, 2004 – LAWFUEL – First for law news – The international law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced today that Evan M. Drutman has joined the firm as a Shareholder in the Corporate and Securities Department in the New York office. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Mr. Drutman was counsel at McKee Nelson LLP. Mr. Drutman’s practice focuses on structured finance transactions. He specializes in securitizations and resecuritizations involving mortgage and home equity loans, commercial loans and related collateral types representing both issuers and underwriters in public offerings and private placements.

“Evan Drutman is another important addition to our structured finance capabilities. We have been steadily adding to this important practice throughout our law firm and are committed to becoming a true leader in these types of transactions,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, Managing Shareholder of the New York office and National Operating Shareholder.

“Bringing Evan to Greenberg Traurig adds a major talent to our national and local capabilities. His extensive experience in structured finance transactions adds to the capacity and scope of experience of our corporate and securities practice, thereby, enhancing our ability to serve our clients,” said Alan I. Annex, who chairs the Corporate and Securities practice in the firm’s New York office.

Mr. Drutman earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was Lead Articles Editor of The Tax Lawyer, and his B.A. in Economics, from Wesleyan University.

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