NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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
“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.
About Paul, Weiss
Paul, Weiss (www.paulweiss.com)
is a firm of 1,000 lawyers with diverse backgrounds, personalities,
ideas and interests who provide innovative and effective solutions to
our clients’ most complex legal and business challenges. We take great
pride in representing the world’s leading companies in their critical
legal matters and most significant business transactions, as well as
individuals and organizations in need of pro bono assistance.
© 2018 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. In some
jurisdictions, this advisory may be considered attorney advertising.
Past representations are no guarantee of future outcomes.