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Bob Schumer and Paul Basta Recognized as “Dealmakers of the Year” by The American Lawyer

Corporate partner Bob Schumer and restructuring partner Paul Basta have been named American Lawyer “Dealmakers of the Year.” Bob is recognized for guiding the special committee of the CBS board of directors in the completion of CBS and Viacom’s merger. Paul is recognized for advising the independent restructuring subcommittee of the board of Sears on the retailer’s massive chapter 11 case. “We were able to preserve a tremendous amount of jobs and keep the company going while we preserved the causes of action for the creditors,” Paul notes.

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