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Herrick Announces New Partners

December 2, 2020 – Press Release
Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Herrick, Feinstein LLP is pleased to announce the elevation of Jacqueline Duval, Jason Goldstoff and Joanna Slusarz Debski to partner. Their promotions will become effective January 1, 2021.

"We congratulate these extraordinary attorneys on this tremendous achievement," said Irwin Kishner, Chairman of the firm’s Executive Committee. "Herrick provides exceptional service and value to our clients across a range of practice areas. The outstanding work of these new partners has played a pivotal role in the success and growth of our firm."

Partners

Jacqueline Duval, a partner in the Tax Department and chair of the Family Office Group, concentrates her practice on domestic and international tax as well as finance and investing; private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and investment funds; family offices; foundations, not-for-profits and tax-exempts; real estate; trading, prime brokerage, derivatives and other financial products; as well as compliance and regulatory matters. Jacquie has extensive experience working with family office and family investment platforms, including investment transactions, tax, operations and human resources matters. She also has deep experience with cross-border transactions and partnering with international counsel on complex matters.

Jason Goldstoff, a partner in the Real Estate Department, represents investors, developers, operators and financial institutions in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales, leasing, development, financing and joint ventures involving commercial and multifamily properties in New York and throughout the United States. Many of the transactions Jason works on involve complexities beyond typical real estate deals, including partnership disputes, unconventional deal structures and distressed situations. Jason also has extensive experience in advising family owned real estate businesses with substantial real estate portfolios. He has guided clients through a variety of real estate transactions and business issues, as well as a wide range of related legal matters, including wealth preservation, succession planning, conflict resolution and the division of family holdings.

Joanna Slusarz Debski, a partner in the Real Estate Department, focuses her practice on the structuring, negotiating and documenting of real estate finance transactions, including construction lending and asset-based lending. She also handles sales, acquisitions and leasing of various types of commercial properties throughout the United States. Joanna works with Herrick’s lender and borrower clients, from individuals to hard-money lenders to large national banks, as they work to efficiently and swiftly close transactions that further their business interests.


About Herrick

Founded in 1928, Herrick, Feinstein LLP is a prominent, full-service law firm, providing comprehensive legal services to businesses and individuals around the world. From its offices in New York City; Newark, New Jersey; and Istanbul, Turkey, Herrick maintains robust corporate, litigation, and commercial real estate capabilities, complemented by significant depth in art, bankruptcy, employment, government relations, intellectual property, sports, tax, and trusts and estates. The firm delivers top-tier legal service from highly sophisticated, pragmatic, business savvy lawyers, who help clients address their strategic challenges with focused and tenacious determination. Clients also benefit from Herrick’s unique culture of collaborative problem solving, which allows its attorneys to develop innovative solutions to even the most complex legal challenges.