TORONTO, Feb. 15 /CNW/ - Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP has scored a coup
with the recent announcement that internationally-recognized corporate
and structured finance lawyer Martin Fingerhut has joined the firm and
will play a leadership role in the firm's global strategy.
His distinguished career has spanned more than 40 years, during which
time he has represented numerous U.S., European and Asian businesses
and their Canadian subsidiaries with respect to their Canadian
Martin's list of accomplishments is extensive, including:
Chair of the American Bar Association's Business Finance Committee
Member of the Expert Advisory Group to UNCITRAL with respect to the
Convention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade
Founding Chair of the American Bar Association's Securitization and
President (2010-2011) of the American College of Commercial Finance
An Executive Director of the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys
Vice-Chair of the International Bar Association's Securitization
Incoming Chair (August 2011) of the American Bar Association's
Securitization and Structured Finance Committee
To be listed as one of the world's top 25 structured finance and
securitization lawyers in the upcoming 2011 Best of the Best Expert
Ranked in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business,
Lexpert / American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
and Best Lawyers in Canada
Executive Committee Member, Treasurer and Director of Special Olympics
Martin's industry-leading expertise, broad cross-border experience and
innovative thought leadership will complement the firm's existing
practice and provide an exceptional platform for pursuing strategic
opportunities in the corporate and financial sectors.
"The lawyers at Cassels Brock are highly talented and the firm has been
extremely effective at leveraging its capabilities to serve clients in
Canada and abroad," noted Mr. Fingerhut. "I think it's a progressive
platform, and I'm excited about our future plans."
About Cassels Brock
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP (www.casselsbrock.com) is a full-service business law firm with more than 200 lawyers working
in its Toronto office. The firm provides legal advice to a range of
clients including multinational corporations, entrepreneurial
enterprises and government entities.
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