SOURCE: Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

May 09, 2006 11:16 ET

William F. Cassin Joins Stroock's Financial Restructuring Practice Group

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 9, 2006 -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Miami, announced that William F. Cassin has joined the firm's Financial Restructuring Practice Group as a Special Counsel, effective today. His practice will focus on corporate and securities law, mergers and acquisitions and investments in private and public companies, including in the context of restructurings.

Mr. Cassin, (39), joins Stroock from White & Case, where he advised on a number of international corporate transactions while based in the firm's New York and Hong Kong offices. Mr. Cassin possesses expertise in a variety of transaction types and structures, with a particular focus on 144A offerings on behalf of international clients. Prior to White & Case, Mr. Cassin was an associate director in UBS Warburg's mergers and acquisitions group and a corporate attorney with Sullivan & Cromwell, where he worked in that firm's London and New York offices.

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP is a law firm providing transactional and litigation guidance to leading multinational corporations, investment banks and venture capital 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 125 years. Stroock's Financial Restructuring Practice Group represents debtors, creditors, investors and purchasers in in-court and out-of-court restructurings. Additional Stroock practice areas include corporate finance, legal services to financial institutions, energy, insurance, intellectual property, litigation and real estate. For more information, please visit Stroock's website at www.stroock.com.

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