News 22 Jun. 2020

New Corporate Partner Frank J. Marinaro Joins Curtis in New York

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New York, June 22, 2020 — Curtis is pleased to announce the addition of partner Frank J. Marinaro in the firm’s New York office. A veteran corporate attorney with a balanced domestic and international background, Mr. Marinaro joins Curtis from the international private equity firm Warburg Pincus. His broadly based practice includes mergers and acquisitions, investment management, securities regulation, dispute resolution and general counsel experience.

Prior to joining Curtis, Mr. Marinaro advised on private equity investments in fast-growth portfolio companies in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore and other South East Asian markets for over a decade regarding regulatory compliance, M&A and public market disposition transactions, and on deal-related disputes including internal investigations and class actions. His experience extends to legal matters involving investments in companies publicly listed in Hong Kong and China and spans a number of sectors including: consumer goods, financial services, healthcare, real estate and technology, media and telecom (TMT). Mr. Marinaro has also advised China-based, US-listed companies extensively on public reporting and securities offerings, as well as on tax and fund structuring.

Mr. Marinaro commented, “I’ve worked for many years alongside Curtis, and I view the firm’s legal talent and international platform to be an ideal fit for me and my practice. Curtis’ approach to client counsel is consistent with how I strive to both approach the law and counsel my clients to best achieve their goals.”

Commenting on this new hire, Larry Goodman, co-chair of the firm’s global corporate practice, said, “Frank’s joining Curtis underscores our commitment to growth and investment in international corporate practice. He is extremely commercial with a proven record of success in corporate transactions and is a perfect hire for broadening our international and cross-border capabilities. We are very pleased to welcome him to our global corporate team.”

Mr. Marinaro has a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. from Columbia University in New York. He speaks Italian and is conversational in Mandarin.