NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Squire, Sanders & Dempsey is expanding its global finance capability with the addition of partner Marianne Rosenberg and of counsel Jill Davidson. The duo will be based in Squire Sanders' growing New York office.
"Marianne is highly skilled in cross-border transactions, particularly in the transportation sector. Jill's experience includes a range of cross-border financings and acquisitions," said James J. Barresi, head of Squire Sanders' Financial Services Practice Group. "Their combined expertise gives Squire Sanders significantly increased ability to advise clients regarding complex multinational transactions."
Rosenberg is a well-known and respected member of the global financial world whose career includes leadership roles at previous firms White & Case LLP, where she was head of the Equipment and Facility Finance Group and Linklaters LLP, where she was the U.S. managing partner. She is one of only four lawyers worldwide to be named a "market shaper" by Airfinance Journal.
"We anticipate Marianne and Jill will be integral players in Squire Sanders' continuing expansion of this key office," said Edward S. Sinick, New York office managing partner. Rosenberg and Davidson come to Squire Sanders from Cozen O'Connor.
Rosenberg has law degrees from the Universite de Paris II, Faculte de Droit (Maitrise) and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She advises clients on cross-border financings and other transactions, working with banks, railroads, hedge funds, private equity funds and energy companies operating throughout Europe and the United States. Davidson received her J.D. in 2002 from Harvard Law School and her B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Columbia University in New York. Her practice focuses on finance and acquisitions including asset and structured finance.
"As a result of its combination with UK-based Hammonds, Squire Sanders has the expansive global platform our clients rely on in order to do business," Rosenberg said. "We look forward to helping the legal practice build its global finance practice."
About Squire Sanders – Founded in 1890, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey has lawyers in 36 offices and 16 countries around the world and now includes the nearly 500 lawyers from leading UK legal practice Hammonds. With one of the strongest integrated global platforms and our longstanding "one-firm firm" philosophy, Squire Sanders provides seamless legal counsel worldwide.
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