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United States : Cadwalader Elects Five New Partners.

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, today announced that five attorneys have been elected partners of the firm.

I am extremely pleased that these five talented attorneys have been elected to the firm s partnership, said W. Christopher White, Chairman of Cadwalader. Their collective expertise and experience spans a wide-range of practice areas and industries and has included work on numerous complex and high-profile matters. These individuals demonstrate the qualities we strive to develop in all of our attorneys strong legal acumen and the ability to serve as trusted business advisors to our clients and together they strengthen the sophisticated counsel we provide to our clients on their most important issues.

The new partners are:

Joseph Beach represents investment banks, asset managers, commercial paper conduits and fund managers in secured financings, CLOs and CDOs, and other asset-backed securitizations. He has extensive experience in asset-backed commercial paper facility origination and restructurings, as well as CLO/CDO management rights acquisitions and dispositions. Joseph is a former Assistant General Counsel for Fiscal and International Law for the United States Army Corps of Engineers. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Duke University School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, his B.A., cum laude, from Davidson College, and an M.A. in International Relations from Duke University Graduate School.

Shlomo Boehm s diverse practice covers a broad range of federal income tax matters. He has worked on securitizations, investment fund structuring, structured finance transactions, derivatives and financial product development, cross-border lending transactions, medium-term note programs, and insurance linked securities. Shlomo also has experience with mergers and acquisitions, workouts, IPOs, tax controversies and not-for-profit health care matters. Shlomo graduated from Ner Israel Rabbinical College in 1999 and Columbia Law School, where he was twice named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

Athena Eastwood represents a wide variety of financial institutions and associations with regard to commodity and derivatives regulatory, legislative and compliance matters. She advises on all aspects of implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act and its impact on swap dealers, end-users, futures commission merchants, commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors. A frequent author, Athena speaks regularly on commodities, regulatory, compliance and enforcement developments. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Futures Industry Association Legal and Compliance Division, and has been noted in the Legal 500 United States.

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Date:Dec 21, 2013
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