Reed Smith Adds Private Equity Partner To New York Law Office

(October 9, 2007, New York City, NY) – LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire – Reed Smith LLP, one of the 15 largest law firms in the world, today announced the addition of Marvin A. Artis as a partner in the Private Equity Group of its Business & Regulatory Department in New York City, effective immediately.

Mr. Artis was formerly a partner in the New York office of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal LLP, where his practice included private equity, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance matters, including the representation of buyers and sellers in a full range of merger and acquisition transactions domestically and internationally.

“Marvin will play a key role in handling sophisticated private equity deals being generated in New York,” said Mark Pedretti, head of Reed Smith’s Private Equity Group. “His experience in a broad range of industries, notably in the healthcare and pharmaceutical arenas, is especially valuable to our private equity practice.”