SOURCE: Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

March 01, 2010 09:00 ET

Joel H. Goldberg Joins Stroock's Investment Management Practice

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 1, 2010) -  Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Miami, announced the addition of Joel H. Goldberg as a Partner in the Investment Management Practice Group in New York, effective immediately.

Mr. Goldberg was a partner in the Asset Management Group of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York from which he recently retired. Mr. Goldberg also has 13 years of experience in various government positions, including his tenure as Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Investment Management.

Mr. Goldberg has over 25 years of experience advising mutual funds, mutual fund advisers, independent boards of directors of mutual funds, and other investment companies. Mr. Goldberg has particular expertise in the areas of mutual fund regulation and investment adviser regulation and regularly advises clients on complex questions relating to distribution, including issues arising under Rule 12b-1.

"We are delighted that Joel has joined our Investment Management Group. His wisdom, experience and keen sense of humor will make us better lawyers and will make coming to work each day even more enjoyable," said Stuart H. Coleman, Stroock's co-managing partner and chairperson of the Investment Management Practice Group.

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP is a law firm providing transactional and litigation guidance to leading multinational corporations, investment banks and private equity firms in the U.S. and abroad. Stroock's emphasis on client service and innovation has made it one of the nation's leading law firms for over 130 years. Stroock's practice areas include capital markets/securities, commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity, private funds, derivatives and commodities, employment law and benefits, energy and project finance, entertainment, environmental law, financial restructuring, financial services litigation, insurance, intellectual property, investment management, litigation, personal client services, real estate, structured finance and tax. For more information, please visit Stroock's website at www.stroock.com.

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