HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ARENT FOX!
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|A very happy birthday to our friends at Arent Fox, which is celebrating its 20th year in New York. (One more year and they can start repping liquor manufacturers.) We recently stopped by its anniversary party at Rock Center Café, where we snapped Morgan Keegan's Joseph Bollard, Casey Van De Walle, Vasanta Pundarika, and Michael Guernier with Arent Fox partner Richard Newman (center, who will be returning to Rockefeller Center for Morgan Keegan’s holiday party Nov. 30). The NY office was formed in1991 by a merger with boutique law firm McGarrahan & Heard, combining both firms’ strong litigation and real estate practices|
|Marotta Gund Budd & Dzera’s Philip Gund, GA Keen Realty Advisors Matthew Bordwin, and Arent Fox partner Robert Hirshchat about Arent Fox’s recent engagements in Rock & Republic andMF Global. Arent Fox’s first New York office, which opened July 1, 1991, was located at 45 Rockefeller Plaza and housed 10 attorneys. But it quickly grew out of its space and moved to its current offices at 1675 Broadway in 1994.|
|Africa Israel USA’s Ilya Braz, CBIZ’s Douglas Rogers, Arent Fox partner Richard Brand, and AFI’s Laurie Golub discuss recent developments in the professional sports and real estate markets. Arent Fox's NY office is now residence to 75 attorneys practicing in a wide variety of areas; it recently expanded its sports and entertainment capabilities, adding counsel Jared Bartie and partnerMatthew Pace. Other additions over the years include its healthcare group (Michael Blass), intellectual property group (Marylee Jenkins), construction practice (James Frankel and Eugene Scheiman), labor and employment group (Darrell Gay), insurance and reinsurance group (Elliott Kroll and Jule Rousseau), and IP copyright and litigation practice (Ross Charap and Paul Fakler).|
|HCC Indemnity Guaranty Agency’s Carmel Caramagna, Independent Fiduciary Services’ Andrew Irving, and Arent Fox partners David Dubrow and Carol Connor Cohen discuss potential solutions to the public pension crisis across the country. David joined Arent Fox in June 2000 to establish the firm’s public finance group with partner Rick Krainin.|
|Restructuring and financial advisors Peter Furman of Getzler Henrich and Brian Ryniker of CBIZ connect with Arent Fox bankruptcy chairAndrew Silfen, center. The trio are old friends who have handled large and well-known restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings throughout the country. (Andrew launched Arent Fox’s bankruptcy and financial restructuring group in 2003.)|