Angela Works Joins New York Office
NEW YORK, October 17, 2007 – LAWFUEL – The Law Firm Newswire – Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP has announced that industry veteran Angela D. Works has joined the firm’s New York office as special counsel in the real estate group.
Ms. Works’ real estate practice ranges from acquisitions and dispositions, development deals and leasing transactions to capital markets financing. Her financing practice has an emphasis on the representation of investment banks and other lenders in the origination, securitization, participation and sale of complex commercial real estate loans, including mezzanine debt and whole-company securitizations. She brings to SRZ almost three decades of experience in the real estate departments of major New York law firms, including, most recently, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.
“Angela’s experience as lead counsel on a wide range of commercial real estate matters will be of great value to our clients,” said Jeffrey Lenobel, partner and chair of the real estate group. “The breadth and depth of her experience perfectly complements our group’s sophisticated transactional practice and we look forward to Angela becoming an integral member of our team.”
For Ms. Works, the feeling is mutual. “Schulte Roth & Zabel is a firm dedicated to finding innovative ways to not only meet their clients’ needs, but to exceed their expectations,” she said. “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to work with such an outstanding group of attorneys.”
Prior to Cadwalader, Ms. Works was associated with Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom; Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel; and Sage Gray Todd & Sims. Ms. Works is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, where she was a member of the St. John’s Law Review and received the American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Property. She is a member of New York Women Executives in Real Estate, the Association of Real Estate Women and the International Association of Gaming Attorneys.
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP (www.srz.com), with more than 450 attorneys in New York and London, offers legal counsel in real estate, litigation, investment management, business transactions, finance, structured products, business reorganization, intellectual property, employment and employee benefits, tax, environmental law, insurance and individual client services.