Paul, Weiss Announces Election of New Partners
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December 7, 2018 Read the press release
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been elected to the partnership, effective January 1, 2019: Justin Anderson, Robert Britton, David Carmona, Harris Fischman, Christopher D. Frey, Matthew B. Goldstein, Jeffrey J. Recher, Justin Rosenberg, Brian Scrivani, Conrad van Loggerenberg, Michael Vogel and Lindsey L. Wiersma. All are resident in the New York office except Mr. Anderson, resident in the Washington, D.C. office; Mr. Carmona, resident in the London office; and Mr. Frey, resident in the Tokyo office.
“We welcome these extraordinarily talented lawyers to our partnership,” said Brad S. Karp, chairman of the firm. “Each brings sharp legal skills, dedication to client service and deep experience in areas of the law that align with our firm’s core strengths.”
Justin Anderson will be a partner in the litigation department, resident in Washington, D.C. A former federal prosecutor in Manhattan, Mr. Anderson is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who focuses on white-collar matters, internal investigations, regulatory and enforcement proceedings and complex business litigation. Mr. Anderson previously clerked for the Honorable Sidney H. Stein of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and for the Honorable José A. Cabranes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He earned his J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, and M.A. from Johns Hopkins University.
Robert Britton will be a partner in the bankruptcy & corporate reorganization department. Mr. Britton has played leading roles in a number of major restructurings, representing debtors, equity owners, creditor groups and distressed investors in acquisitions, out-of-court restructurings and chapter 11 cases. Mr. Britton earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law, and an A.B., cum laude, from Augustana College.
David Carmona will be a partner in the corporate department, resident in London. A member of the financing group, Mr. Carmona advises private equity and other clients on a range of leveraged finance transactions, including cross-border transactions. Mr. Carmona earned a J.D. and a Masters of Business Law from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, and an LL.M. from the University of Chicago. He received a Fulbright Scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley.
Harris Fischman will be a partner in the litigation department. Mr. Fischman focuses on white-collar matters, internal investigations, regulatory and enforcement proceedings and complex business litigation. He is a former federal prosecutor in Manhattan, where he was chief of the Violent and Organized Crime Unit and deputy chief of the Narcotics Unit. Mr. Fischman earned his J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law and his B.A. from Emory University.
Christopher D. Frey will be a partner in the litigation department, resident in Tokyo. Mr. Frey focuses on white-collar matters, regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings, internal investigations and complex business litigation. Mr. Frey is a former federal prosecutor and served as an Associate Counsel in the White House Counsel’s Office, working on the Obama Administration’s responses to congressional investigations. Mr. Frey clerked for the Honorable Jerome B. Simandle of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School and his B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Syracuse University.
Matthew B. Goldstein will be a partner in the corporate department. A member of the private funds group, Mr. Goldstein focuses his practice on the formation and operation of a wide variety of private investment funds, and also advises on co-investments in M&A and other transactions. In 2014-2015, he served as Associate General Counsel at Garrison Investment Group. Mr. Goldstein earned his J.D. from Hofstra University and his B.A. from the University of Michigan.
Jeffrey J. Recher will be a partner in the litigation department. Mr. Recher handles a broad range of complex civil litigations, including trials and arbitrations, for some of the firm’s most significant clients, including high-stakes antitrust, investment and bankruptcy matters. Mr. Recher earned his J.D. from Cornell Law School, and his B.A., with honors, from Johns Hopkins University.
Justin Rosenberg will be a partner in the corporate department. A member of the mergers & acquisitions group, Mr. Rosenberg has extensive experience in public and private company acquisitions, divestitures, cross-border transactions, private equity transactions, securities offerings and corporate governance matters. Mr. Rosenberg received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law and his B.S., magna cum laude, from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Brian Scrivani will be a partner in the corporate department. A member of the mergers & acquisitions group, Mr. Scrivani advises a diverse range of public and private clients on acquisitions, sales and divestitures, leveraged buyouts, mergers-of-equals and private equity transactions. He also advises boards and special committees on corporate governance and fiduciary matters. Mr. Scrivani earned his J.D., with distinction, from The University of Texas School of Law, and his B.A., with distinction, from the University of Virginia.
Conrad van Loggerenberg will be a partner in the corporate department. A member of the private funds group, Mr. van Loggerenberg advises on the formation of a variety of private investment funds, as well as investment management M&A transactions and other funds-related matters. Mr. van Loggerenberg has experience in establishing customized private funds with respect to a range of U.S. and non-U.S. investors. He earned his B.Com. and LL.B. degrees from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and his LL.M. degree from Duke University School of Law.
Michael Vogel will be a partner in the corporate department. A member of the mergers & acquisitions group, Mr. Vogel advises private equity and strategic clients on a range of complex transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity financing and other transactions, across a broad cross-section of industries. Mr. Vogel earned his J.D., with honors, from George Washington University Law School and his B.A., magna cum laude, from George Washington University.
Lindsey L. Wiersma will be a partner in the corporate department. A member of the private funds group, Ms. Wiersma focuses on private equity fund formation and maintenance, arrangements among founders and partners of private equity firms, and regulatory issues, management company “upper tier” arrangements, investment management M&A transactions, seeding arrangements and secondary transactions. Ms. Wiersma received her J.D. from Duke University School of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Wheaton College.