Two New Attorneys Join Growing Los Angeles Practice
LOS ANGELES, June 4, 2007 – LAWFUEL – The Law Firm Newswire – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that two new attorneys have joined the firm’s Los Angeles office in the Corporate Department. Michael Rosner and Gregory Shamo are the newest in a steady stream of additions to the Corporate Department since January. Rosner joins the firm as Senior Counsel from FINOVA Capital Corporation where he was Vice President and Corporate Counsel, and Shamo joins the firm as an associate from Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, LLP where he practiced in the corporate group.
“Michael’s in-house counsel background and perspective along with his extensive experience in commercial finance will contribute greatly in our continuing efforts to provide strategic counsel to our clients in this robust area of finance,” said Kenneth R. Benbassat, Partner and Chair of the Los Angeles Corporate Department. He added, “Greg’s experience adds to our already deep bench in the corporate group here in LA.”
Six new attorneys have joined Loeb & Loeb’s Corporate Department in Los Angeles since January 2007, making it the fastest growing practice in the firm’s Los Angeles office. The rapid growth is in response to a sharp increase of work in the practice, including in M&A, private equity and finance. In the past three months, the firm has handled over $3 billion in transactional matters for clients.
“As our work for corporate clients continues to expand, we have been diligent in seeking out talented attorneys who will provide a level of support and intelligence these clients have come to expect from us,” said Loeb & Loeb Co-Chair John Frankenheimer. “Michael and Greg embrace these qualities and we are very pleased they have decided to join us.”
Michael Rosner served as Vice President and Corporate Counsel for FINOVA Capital Corporation for almost four years after spending nearly six years working in the Financial Services Department of the Philadelphia law firm of Blank Rome LLP. With a strong background in commercial lending, Rosner focuses his practice on syndicated secured and unsecured senior credit facilities, asset based loans, healthcare finance, equipment leasing, rediscount lending, mezzanine finance, acquisition finance and loan workouts and restructurings. His extensive work in-house has also provided him with vast experience in loan underwriting and structuring processes.
Rosner earned his J.D. from the University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law and his B.A. with honors from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Gregory Shamo focuses his practice on commercial and corporate finance, asset-based lending, subordinated debt financings and other lending transactions, where he has primarily served financial institutions in establishing and maintaining credit facilities for acquisitions and working capital financings.
Shamo earned his J.D. from the University of Southern California and his B.A with distinction from Purdue University.
About Loeb & Loeb LLP: Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service national law firm with 275 attorneys focusing on select core industries and practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients, and is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of corporate and securities matters; litigation; entertainment and media law; finance; real estate; intellectual property; private equity; employment; advertising and promotions and tax and wealth services. The firm represents multi-national, Fortune 100 in their middle market transactions and litigation matters, and serves as primary outside counsel to a multitude of middle-market clients. The firm also represents clients ranging from high tech start-up to high net worth individuals and families. The firm has four domestic offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Nashville and an affiliation in Asia.