News 07 Jun. 2007

Curtis Promotes Five Attorneys in the New York Headquarters

June 7, 2007, New York, NY — International law firm Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP (“Curtis”) has named four new partners and one new counsel. The new partners, Evan Borenstein, Martin Forman, James McCann, Peter F. Stewart, and new counsel John Nielsen are located at the New York headquarters.

Evan Borenstein (International Corporate, New York)
Mr. Borenstein is a partner in the Firm's CorporateDepartment. He has been with the Firm since 1998. Mr. Borenstein's practice includes representation of U.S. and foreign clients in a broad range of corporate finance transactions including syndicated loans, asset securitizations, project financings and other secured and structured financings. Much of his recent finance experience has been in the transportation, technology, oil and gas, energy and industrial sectors, including in the context of Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings representing both debtors and creditors. He also has represented clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, and investment management, private equity and venture capital transactions. Mr. Borenstein is admitted to practice in the State of New York.

Martin Forman (Real Estate, New York)
Mr. Forman, a partner in the Firm's Real Estate Department, has over twenty years of experience in real estate transactions, including the purchase and sale of commercial and residential properties, the negotiation of office and retail leases, as well as net leases, on behalf of both landlords and tenants, and the financing and refinancing of various types of commercial and residential properties. He has also represented lenders in the financing of properties throughout the United States. Mr. Forman is admitted to practice in the State of New York.

James McCann (Tax, New York)
Mr. McCann is a partner in the Tax Department. He has experience in a broad range of U.S. and foreign tax issues, particularly with respect to cross-border transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, partnerships and joint ventures. He has assisted the Firm's domestic and international clients with respect to anti-deferral regimes, transfer pricing, foreign tax credits, the negotiation of special fiscal regimes and holding, tolling and other structures.

Peter F. Stewart (International Corporate, New York)
Peter Stewart is a partner in the International Corporate Department focusing on private equity, venture capital, securities, and mergers and acquisitions. His private equity practice includes assisting emerging growth issuers and both foreign and domestic private equity and venture capital funds investing in portfolio companies worldwide. These investments include mezzanine debt, convertible securities and preferred and common equity issued in minority investments and acquisitions. Mr. Stewart's securities practice includes representing U.S. and foreign issuers and underwriters in corporate finance transactions, with particular focus on U.S. and European capital markets transactions and Australian issuers. He also counsels companies and boards of directors on securities law compliance and corporate governance. Mr. Stewart is admitted to practice in the States of New York, California and Massachusetts.

John Nielsen (International Corporate, New York)
Mr. Nielsen is counsel in the International Corporate Department. He has represented U.S. and foreign public and private clients in a broad range of transactions, primarily involving mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and other corporate financing transactions. Mr. Nielsen also advises clients on compliance with securities laws, listing requirements and business formation. He is a member of the New York bar.