Herrick Opens Two New Offices in Istanbul, Turkey and Washington, D.C.

October 10, 2013 – Press Release

Herrick, Feinstein LLP today announced a significant expansion of the firm's national and international capabilities with the opening of two new offices in Washington, D.C., and Istanbul, Turkey. Herrick's Washington and Istanbul offices are the firm's fourth and fifth offices respectively, and the first new offices opened by the firm since 2000.
 
"This expansion is an important milestone in Herrick's 85-year history," said Irwin A. Kishner, chairman of Herrick's Executive Committee. "For more than a quarter-century Herrick has represented clients with interests in Turkey. Opening an office in Istanbul is a natural progression of our commitment to clients in that region, as is the opening of our D.C. office, which bolsters our ability to tackle our clients' legal and government relations challenges. We now have a foothold in a vital emerging economy and the center of the U.S. government, two markets that our clients are increasingly looking to navigate." 
 
Washington, D.C.
 
Herrick's Washington, D.C. office adds to the firm's existing state and local government relations capabilities in Albany and New York City, and significantly enhances the firm's ability to serve the legal needs of clients in the nation's capital. Numerous members of Herrick's Government Relations team will contribute to the growth of the office, including Michael E. McMahon, former representative for New York's 13th Congressional district, and Elizabeth Holtzman, who for eight years represented New York's 16th Congressional district.

Herrick's Washington, D.C. office is located at:
 
700 12th Street, NW
Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel: 1+ (202) 904-2471

Istanbul, Turkey

Herrick has a long history representing the Turkish Government and many Turkish companies. Herrick's relationship with Turkey began in the late 1980s when the co-chair of the firm's Turkish practice, Lawrence M. Kaye, successfully led a team that recovered Turkey's fabled Lydian Hoard antiquities (Karun Hazinesi), and 1,800 ancient Greek and Lycian coins (the Elmali Sikkeleri), often referred to as "The Hoard of the Century."
 
Herrick's Istanbul office strengthens the firm's longstanding ability to serve Turkish interests in the U.S., and enhances Herrick's ability to support U.S. clients with cross-border matters involving Turkish interests.
 
The Istanbul office will be led by partner, and Turkish practice group co-chair Barbaros M. Karaahmet, a Turkish-American attorney who began his career at Herrick in 1995. Mr. Kaye, a senior partner and member of Herrick's Executive Committee, and Mr. McMahon, who served on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and was a member of the Turkish Caucus, will also play a key role in expanding the firm's footprint in Turkey.
 
Herrick's Istanbul office, Herrick, Feinstein Danismanlik Hizmetleri Avukatlik Ortakligi, has received regulatory approval from the Istanbul Bar Association, and is located at:

Trump Towers II
Kustepe Mah., Mecidiyeköy Cad.
No: 12, 18. Kat
34387 Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: +90 (0212) 988-1260
 
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.

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