Herrick Names Seven New Partners

January 6, 2014 – Press Release

HERRICK, FEINSTEIN NAMES SEVEN NEW PARTNERS

New York, January 6, 2014 – Herrick, Feinstein LLP announced today that the firm has named seven new partners in a range of key practice areas, effective January 1, 2014.

"This is the largest group of new partners we have elevated in several years. All of our new partners have distinguished themselves throughout their legal careers, and each of them embodies Herrick's commitment to providing practical, sophisticated and creative solutions to our clients' legal challenges," said Irwin A. Kishner, chairman of Herrick's Executive Committee.

Herrick's 70-attorney Litigation Department adds two new partners:

  • Christopher Greeley focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including derivatives, commodities futures and securities litigation. He has extensive experience defending futures commission merchants and broker-dealers in matters involving financial fraud, RICO violations, and violations of commodities and securities laws. He also has substantial experience conducting internal investigations, and advising clients on arbitration matters. Recently, he was part of a team that successfully defended DataTreasury Corporation in a $100 million suit filed by a former COO.

Herrick's world-renowned Art Law practice also adds a new partner:

  • Frank K. Lord IV represents collectors, dealers, claimants, auction houses, and museums in matters relating to art and cultural property law. Frank advises on a wide range of matters, including public and private art transactions, museum exhibitions and collections management policies, the sale of important artworks, and the use of art as loan collateral. He also works closely with Herrick's white collar crime, insurance, intellectual property, finance, and tax and personal planning practices to provide specialized services in diverse matters relating to art. Among Frank's ongoing cases is his work with Marei von Saher – the heir of Dutch art dealer Jacques Goudstikker – who is pursuing the recovery of approximately 1,000 artworks that were taken by the Nazis during World War II.

Herrick's Corporate Department, a recognized leader in the middle-market, also adds a new partners:

  • Eric A. Stabler represents clients, including major financial institutions, commercial banks, hedge funds, and public and private companies, in corporate, debt, asset-based and structured finance transactions, real estate financings, creditor rights issues, and restructurings and workouts. He also represents companies in general corporate matters. He recently represented a major financial institution in a $430 million credit facility, a major financial institution in financings to the National Hockey League and Major League Baseball, Legends Hospitality in a deal to develop and operate the observation deck at the top of One World Trade Center, and a major regional broadcaster in a $630 million senior secured credit facility.

Herrick's Government Relations Practice adds:

  • Kevin E. Fullington, who concentrates his practice in government relations at the federal, state and local levels. Prior to joining Herrick in 2006, Kevin spent ten years in local government, most recently serving as Deputy Director and General Counsel in Mayor Bloomberg's Office of City Legislative Affairs. He is currently representing Nissan North America in connection with the New York City launch of the "Taxi of Tomorrow," and BFC Partners in their joint venture agreement to develop the 1.5 million square-foot mixed-use City Point project in Downtown Brooklyn.

About Herrick, Feinstein LLP:

Founded in 1928, Herrick, Feinstein LLP is a prominent 170-lawyer firm headquartered in New York City providing a full range of legal services, including real estate, art law, bankruptcy and business reorganization, commercial litigation, corporate law, employment law, government relations, insurance, intellectual property, sports law, and tax and personal planning.