LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP is pleased to announce that Casey Fleck will join the firm's Los Angeles office as partner. Mr. Fleck has a breadth of expertise that expands across a broad range of corporate transactions, including public and private securities offerings, corporate restructurings, recapitalizations, mergers and acquisitions, tender offers and consent solicitations.
Mr. Fleck regularly represents public and private companies, investment banks and private equity funds. He has an extensive track record of advising on successful initial public offerings and an array of high-yield, investment-grade bond and convertible debt offerings representing both banks and issuers.
Scott A. Edelman, Chairman of Milbank, said: "Investing in our corporate platform is a strategic priority for the firm. Casey's combination of experience plays to our global strengths and his reputation within the capital markets, leveraged finance and M&A community will enhance our corporate practice in Los Angeles and globally."
Marcelo Mottesi, global chair of the firm's Capital Markets Group, added: "Casey's arrival is another important step in the continued growth of our market-leading global capital markets and leveraged finance practices. He will enable us to provide our clients with an even deeper bench of capital markets experience, particularly in high-yield and liability management transactions."
"Casey is a commercially savvy, talented and innovative lawyer who will play a significant role in the continued growth of our corporate and capital markets practice," said Ken Baronsky, leader of the firm's Corporate Group in Los Angeles. "Adding further depth to our corporate offering, his broad corporate finance expertise will be an asset to our clients and will enhance Milbank's leading global capital markets, leveraged finance and M&A practices. We are thrilled to welcome him to the team."
Mr. Fleck said: "Among the many factors that drew me to Milbank, what attracted me most is the collaborative way its partners team up to meet their client's needs. The firm's seamlessly integrated practices will enable me to expand my practice and play a part in driving the growth of the firm's corporate capability in LA and firm-wide."
Mr. Fleck joins Milbank from Latham & Watkins, where he was a partner in the Corporate Department.
He has received a number of notable accolades, including being recently named by the Daily Journal as one of the "Top 20 Under 40" lawyers in the state of California, one of the "40 Under 40" by The M&A Advisor, one of the "Forty Under Forty" by Investment Dealers' Digest, a "world leading debt and equity lawyer" by Who's Who Legal: Capital Markets 2015, and was selected the 2013 "Southern California Rising Star" by Super Lawyers for his work in Corporate and Business practice areas. He also is a top-ranked lawyer in the Chambers and Partners 2017 guide for Capital Markets: Debt and Equity. In the guide, Chambers notes: "Casey Fleck is regularly sought after by high-profile clients for complex financings."
Mr. Fleck received his J.D. in 1998 from the University of Southern California Law Center, where he was Order of the Coif and was honored with the Law Alumni Award for the highest GPA upon graduation. He clerked for the Hon. Charles E. Wiggins, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
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