NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pryor Cashman LLP is pleased to announce the election of Bryan T. Mohler, Patrick Sibley, Benjamin J. Teig and Neil Weisbard to the firm's partnership, and the promotion of Eric D. Dowell, Muzamil A. Huq and Robert C. Lamonica to Counsel, effective January 1, 2017.
"These talented attorneys continue to raise the bar through exceptional work and a strong commitment to client service, and are excellent representatives of the future of this firm," said Ronald H. Shechtman, managing partner, Pryor Cashman.
Bryan T. Mohler is a member of Pryor Cashman's Litigation, Real Estate and Hotel + Hospitality Groups, where he represents a diverse range of clients on complex commercial matters in trial and appellate courts. Most notably, Mohler was a member of the litigation team that won a post-trial award of over $44 million on behalf of the owner of the former St. Regis Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in an action against Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide concerning extensive delays caused by Starwood in the construction of the hotel, and Starwood's wrongful termination of the management contract. He also played an instrumental role in a landmark case wherein the owner of a historic Miami Beach hotel obtained an order authorizing it to remove the hotel manager prior to the stated expiration of hotel management agreement.
Patrick Sibley is a member of the firm's Bankruptcy, Reorganization + Creditors' Rights, Banking & Finance, Corporate and Investment Management groups. His practice focuses on corporate trust defaults and bankruptcies for clients in a variety of industries including automotive, energy, gaming, financial, media and retail. Sibley represents creditors, indenture trustees, secured lenders, administrative agents and corporations in all aspects of Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings. His practice also encompasses a wide range of corporate trust arrangements, including front- and back-end indentures, asset and security-backed financings, and escrow and agency agreements.
Benjamin J. Teig, a member of Pryor Cashman's Real Estate and Investment Management groups, focuses on commercial real estate transactions for tenants, landlords and developers. His practice includes negotiating retail, office and net leases; representing clients in the development, acquisition and sale of office, multifamily, retail, mixed-use and hotel properties; advising on mortgage, mezzanine and construction financings; and preparing construction and architect agreements.
Neil Weisbard is member of Pryor Cashman's Real Estate Group and leads the firm's Land Use & Zoning practice. He represents and advises developers, property owners and representatives, architects, expediters, restaurant operators and hotel operators, in land use, zoning and administrative law matters, and in securing construction permits. Weisbard's knowledge and experience in navigating the maze of regulations and incentives that apply to property development, use and occupancy across the New York City area complements the firm's robust real estate capabilities, saving clients time and money by eliminating the need to seek outside counsel for these types of specialized services.
Eric D. Dowell is a member of Pryor Cashman's Litigation, Intellectual Property, Media + Entertainment and Investment Management Groups, where he handles a wide range of civil and criminal matters before federal and state courts. In addition to his extensive experience litigating complex commercial, intellectual property, real estate and criminal matters, Dowell also represents clients in regulatory investigations and advisory matters.
Muzamil A. Huq is a member of Pryor Cashman's Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment, Digital Media and Corporate groups. He represents corporations of all sizes, privately held businesses, personality-driven brands and individuals in many industries, including fashion, entertainment and retail.
Robert C. Lamonica is a member of Pryor Cashman's Banking + Finance and Corporate groups. Representing banks and other entities, including state-chartered, community and national banks, thrifts and bank holding companies, Lamonica advises on mergers and acquisitions, regulatory matters and enforcement actions in the financial services industry. He also provides transactional, securities and general corporate counsel to companies across the country from a variety of industries.
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