Chadbourne & Parke Elects Three to Partnership

Firm's Capabilities in Project Finance, Energy, Tax and Corporate Law Strengthened in New York and London Offices

Sep 14, 2011, 11:50 ET from Chadbourne & Parke LLP

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced today that Benjamin Koenigsberg, Konstantin Osipov and Erez Tucner have been named LLP partners in the Firm.

"I congratulate Erez, Benjamin and Konstantin on this career milestone and am proud to welcome them to the partnership," said Chadbourne Managing Partner Andrew Giaccia. "These three attorneys have consistently demonstrated their dedication and responsiveness to client needs, as well as their exceptional legal acumen and professionalism."

Benjamin Koenigsberg, resident in the firm's New York office, concentrates his practice on project development, financings, public-private partnerships, hedge transactions, acquisitions and sales relating to complex power, transportation, natural gas and other infrastructure projects. He regularly represents international lenders, lead arrangers and underwriters, sponsors, private equity funds and other investors in limited recourse financings, privatizations, debt restructurings, lease transactions and structured equity investments. Mr. Koenigsberg's work in the energy sector ranges from conventional to renewable power and he has experience with projects throughout the U.S., Latin America and Israel. He earned his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Maryland in 1997 and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2001. Mr. Koenigsberg has been ranked in Chambers USA since 2008 for his work in project finance.

Konstantin Osipov, resident in Chadbourne's London office, focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, private equity and dispute resolution. His clients have included leading Russian banks, European companies and shareholders on a range of Russian and multi-jurisdictional matters. He has written and spoken on Russian law issues, including corporate takeovers, director and officer liability, mediation and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Osipov received his law degree, magna cum laude, from St. Petersburg State University in 1996.

Erez Tucner, based in Chadbourne's New York office, advises clients on corporate, international and personal tax matters.  He represents U.S. and non-U.S. corporations, partnerships and high net-worth individuals in structuring and negotiating the tax and business aspects of their U.S. and international operations, and in domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and financing transactions.  Mr. Tucner has worked for the Israeli Tax Commission and represents Israeli clients investing and/or conducting operations in the United States.  Mr. Tucner also represents several international private equity and hedge funds, advising them on their formation and on structuring and planning of their investments in the United States, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East.   He earned both his B.A. in Economics and LL.B. from Haifa University in Israel in 2001 and his LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law in 2003.  He is admitted to the Israeli Bar, as well as to the New York Bar, and is fluent in Hebrew.

About Chadbourne & Parke LLP

Chadbourne & Parke LLP, an international law firm headquartered in New York City, provides a full range of legal services, including mergers and acquisitions, securities, project finance, private funds, corporate finance, venture capital and emerging companies, energy/renewable energy, communications and technology, commercial and products liability litigation, arbitration/IDR, securities litigation and regulatory enforcement, special investigations and litigation, intellectual property, antitrust, domestic and international tax, insurance and reinsurance, environmental, real estate, bankruptcy and financial restructuring, executive compensation and employee benefits, employment law and ERISA, trusts and estates and government contract matters. Major geographical areas of concentration include Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. The Firm has offices in New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, London, Moscow, Warsaw, Kyiv, Almaty, Istanbul, Dubai and Beijing. For additional information, visit www.chadbourne.com.

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