NEW YORK, Oct. 17 0ctober – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network — As part of the continued expansion of its Corporate and Securities Law practice, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. (EBG) today announced that Sharon L. Ferko, formerly of Morgan Lewis & Bockius, and Scott M. Drago, formerly of Bingham McCutcheon, have joined as members of the firm in its corporate practice of the New York office.
These additions will bring EBG’s New York Corporate and Securities Law
practice to more than 20 attorneys in New York and 45 nationwide.
In addition, EBG also announced that it has completed its expansion of
25,000 square feet of office space at 250 Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan.
EBG now occupies four floors at 250 Park Avenue, with 118 attorneys.
Nationally, the firm is home to more than 370 attorneys in 11 offices.
Experienced Corporate, Securities and Tax Capabilities
Ms. Ferko joins EBG from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP where she had been a
partner since 2001. Ms. Ferko has a diversified corporate practice with
extensive experience representing domestic and foreign companies in a broad
range of corporate finance and securities transactions, including initial
public offerings, secondary offerings, high yield debt offerings, exchange
offers, debt tender offers and private placements. She also regularly advises
clients with respect to acquisition, and divestiture transactions and acts as
counsel to companies on issues involving corporate governance, stock exchange
listing requirements and general corporate and commercial matters. Ms. Ferko
earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and her law
degree from Harvard Law School.
Mr. Drago comes to EBG from Bingham McCutchen where he was of counsel.
Mr. Drago is a tax attorney with more than ten years of experience advising
clients on tax matters including corporate tax planning, domestic and
international business acquisitions, partnership and limited liability company
structuring and restructuring, debt and equity offerings, bankruptcy, equity
based executive compensation and, state and local taxation. He earned his
undergraduate degree from Fordham University and his law degree from Fordham
Law School. In addition, he holds an LL.M. degree in taxation from New York
University School of Law.
“Over the past several years our corporate and securities practice has
grown by leaps and bounds,” said George P. Sape, EBG’s managing partner. Sape
continued, “We are very excited about our firm’s success in the corporate
area, and believe that the recent addition of these attorneys, as well as
expansion our office, is a positive indication of what the future holds for
Epstein Becker & Green.”
Lowell Lifschultz, head of EBG’s Corporate Practice, stated, “Sharon and
Scott will build upon the substantial progress we have made in the corporate
area in recent years. We are very excited to add their combined talents to our
growing corporate practice.”
About Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., founded in 1973, is a general practice law
firm with more than 370 attorneys practicing in 11 offices throughout the
United States – Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New
York, Newark, San Francisco, Stamford and Washington, D.C. EBG’s practice
areas include banking, construction, corporate and securities, employee
benefits, environmental, government contracts, health care, immigration,
intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, personal planning,
public sector, real estate, and technology.
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