NEW YORK, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pryor Cashman is pleased to announce that on June 12, 2017, Partner Jeffrey Alberts joined Partner Pinchus Raice to co-lead the firm's rapidly-expanding Financial Institutions Group.
Alberts, a former federal prosecutor in the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office, has extensive experience representing banks and bank executives in government investigations, regulatory enforcement proceedings and criminal matters.
"Jeffrey is one of the foremost banking litigators in Manhattan," Raice said. "His experience defending financial institutions and executives, coupled with his background as a federal prosecutor, have enabled him to achieve unmatched litigation results in case after case. Jeffrey's skills and judgment make him ideally suited to co-lead our group."
"As banking regulators and prosecutors have become more aggressive, our clients have an increasing need for counsel skilled in the art of dispute resolution," Alberts said. "Pryor Cashman's Financial Institutions Group has a well-earned reputation for zealously advocating on behalf of clients facing government scrutiny. I look forward to joining Pinchus as Co-Chair of this group."
In addition, Pryor Cashman is pleased to announce the addition of five new associates who have joined the Financial Institutions Group in 2017:
- Dustin Nofziger, NYU Law School J.D. '10
- Yvonne Saadi, Harvard Law School J.D. '12
- Ryan Gersovitz, University of Michigan Law School J.D., cum laude, '12
- Ingrid He, Fordham University School of Law J.D., cum laude, '12
- Sarah Ciopyk, Cornell Law School J.D., cum laude, '13
More About Pryor Cashman's Financial Institutions Practice
Pryor Cashman's Financial Institutions Group provides comprehensive representation to banks and other financial institutions, as well as executives and board members. Our team includes skilled banking litigators with experience handling intra-agency appeals, regulatory enforcement proceedings and receivership lawsuits. The Financial Institutions Group also regularly represents clients in government criminal investigations and internal investigations.
In addition to resolving disputes, attorneys advise on mergers and acquisitions and help clients form and expand banking businesses and maintain the good standing critical for ongoing investment and growth in a complex regulatory environment.
To learn more, please visit our Financial Institutions Group page.
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