SOURCE: Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen

Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen

November 30, 2009 08:05 ET

Bart G. Van de Weghe Joins Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 30, 2009) - Bart G. Van de Weghe has joined the litigation group at Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C., as Of Counsel. Bart was formerly a partner at Hogan & Hartson in New York where he was a member of the litigation group.

While at Hogan & Hartson, Bart's practice areas of focus included government and internal corporate investigations and commercial litigation. Previously, he served for 15 years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York. Bart began his career as a trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department where he represented the United States in affirmative employment discrimination cases. Bart received his B.A. from Marquette University and his J.D. from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.

"We are very pleased to welcome Bart to the firm," said Daniel Wallen, chairman of Otterbourg. "Bart's diverse background will be an asset to our clients and a great addition to our litigation practice group."

Otterbourg is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The firm offers sophisticated legal services and practical solutions to its clients, specializing in the representation of financial institutions and creditors, including commercial banks, investment banks, asset-based lenders and hedge funds in all aspects of their businesses, including the structuring and documentation of loan transactions, acquisitions, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, real estate transactions, workouts, restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings. The firm has expertise in leveraged finance, asset based lending and second lien loans, whether within the United States or cross-border, as well as the representation of committees of unsecured creditors in large and complex bankruptcy reorganization cases throughout the United States. It is also well known for its representation of individual institutional lenders, bank groups, commercial enterprises and other secured and unsecured creditors in complex, high profile litigation and its role as co-general counsel for the Commercial Finance Association.

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