SOURCE: Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen

Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen

March 21, 2011 08:05 ET

Philip C. Berg Joins Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 21, 2011) - Philip C. Berg has joined the corporate practice of Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C., as Of Counsel. Berg was formerly a partner at Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP in New York where he was a member of the corporate and transactional, banking and financial institutions and public finance groups. Berg has represented major corporations in numerous mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions, including private placements of debt and equity, securities offerings, and commercial secured financings. Berg was the head of a group that represented a major credit card company, responsible for negotiating and drafting financially complex agreements with banks, merchants and retail brands. 

Berg received his B.A. with high distinction from the University of Virginia, and his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School. Berg clerked for Chief Judge Thomas H. Meskill of the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, and started practicing as a corporate associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

"We are fortunate to have Phil join the firm," said Daniel Wallen, chairman of Otterbourg. "The expertise that Phil brings to the firm reflects our continuing commitment to the representation of our clients across the spectrum of financial products and services they may require."

About Otterbourg
Otterbourg recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. The firm offers sophisticated legal services and practical solutions to its clients and is known for its integrity, stability and business knowledge. Otterbourg represents financial institutions (including banks, asset-based lenders, hedge funds, finance companies and insurance companies) and corporations and other business enterprises. The firm helps clients with financing transactions, acquisitions, investments, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, real estate transactions, workouts, restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings. In particular, the firm has expertise in general corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and representing financial institutions and creditors, as well as committees of unsecured creditors in large and complex bankruptcy reorganization cases throughout the United States. The firm 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. http://www.oshr.com

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