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Want to get a jump start on upcoming deals? Meet the major New York City players at one of our upcoming events!

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MetLife’s Jim Walsh and Christine Markussen with Arent Fox’s Jackie Weiss and Denise DeLorey
Last night, we dropped by Rockefeller Center’s Sea Grill for Arent Fox’s annual client appreciation event and snapped MetLife’s Jim Walsh and Christine Markussen with Arent Fox’s Jackie Weiss and Denise DeLorey. The 350 attendees donated money to charities of their choice, and on Monday, Arent Fox will present sizable gifts to the City Parks Foundation, the Common Ground Foundation, the Food Bank for New York City, New York Cares, the Robin Hood Foundation, and the Children’s Aid Society.
AllianceBernstein’s Hank Snyder, Arent Fox’s Karen Candreva, and STUDIOS Architecture CEO Todd DeGarmo
AllianceBernstein’s Hank Snyder, Arent Fox’s Karen Candreva, and STUDIOS Architecture CEO Todd DeGarmo. Arent Fox will be residing in a STUDIOS-designed space when it moves into its new 220k-SF offices at 1000 Connecticut St. NW in DC, next door to the office it’s been in for 25 years. STUDIOS is the design mastermind behind Dow Jones’ HQ at the News Corp Building, Bloomberg’s HQ at 731 Lexington Ave., and Gellar & Co.’s space at 909 Third Ave., among numerous others.
Fannie Mae deputy general counsels Anne McCulloch and Barbara Ann Frouman flank Arent Fox’s David Dubrow
Fannie Mae deputy general counsels Anne McCulloch and Barbara Ann Frouman flank Arent Fox’s David Dubrow. Fannie brought on the law firm after Treasury turned to Fannie and Freddie to buy new bond issues and pump liquidity into existing issues by the end of the year. It’s been a labor of love, but the chance to support affordable housing for low-income people is so important, Anne says.
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Remember Hair Club for Men commercials where the president would proudly declare that he was also a client? Fannie Mae’s Michael Rafferty (right, with Eurofins Medinet’s Eloy del Toro and Arent Fox chairman Marc Fleischaker) says he was inspired to be an Arent Fox client after a stint as an associate in its real estate finance group. He’s now Fannie's associate general counsel.
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Cadence Capital Group’s Jeff Carus, Arent Fox’s Ronni Arnold, Cadence’s Scott Robinson and Joel Rottman, and Arent Fox’s Andew Udin. After working in the law firm’s DC office, native New Yorker Andrew has returned home, where he’s restructuring a New York-New Jersey-Connecticut portfolio deal on top of general corporate and bankruptcy.