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Seward & Kissel LLP Announces 2019 Partner and Counsel Promotions


Seward & Kissel LLP is pleased to announce that Robert Gayda and Hoyoon
Nam have been promoted to partner. The firm has also promoted Daniel
Bresler, Kimberly Giampietro, Andrei Sirabionian, Lori Sullivan, and
Michael Weitman to counsel. The promotions were made effective on
January 1, 2019.

"This year's promoted class is made up of a dynamic and enthusiastic
group of lawyers in a wide range of practice areas, including
bankruptcy, corporate finance, investment management, trusts & estates,
and litigation," noted Seward & Kissel Managing Partner Jim
. "We are proud of the unwavering commitment this group has
shown to enhancing the offerings of our firm and providing exemplary
support to our clients, and look forward to their continued growth and

, promoted from counsel to partner, is a member of the firm's
Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization Group. He has represented a
diverse range of clients in all aspects of restructuring, including
creditors' committees, lender groups, special committees, investors, and
individual creditors in both out-of-court and in-court restructurings.
He was previously a secondee in the global restructuring group at The
Royal Bank of Scotland plc., and is a recent recipient of M&A Advisor's
"Emerging Leaders Award" in the Legal Advisor category.

, promoted from counsel to partner, is a member of the firm's
Corporate Finance Group. He represents financial institutions and
borrowers in connection with bank financing and restructuring
transactions, with a particular focus on matters of interest to clients
in the transportation industry. He is also experienced in corporate
transactional matters including securities, mergers and acquisitions,
private equity, joint ventures, and corporate governance matters.
Outside of his practice, he represents on a pro bono basis The Seamen's
Church Institute, an organization serving mariners through education,
pastoral care, and legal advocacy.

Additionally, Daniel
of the firm's Investment Management Group has been promoted
from associate to counsel; Kimberly
of the firm's Global Bank and Institutional Finance Group
has been promoted from associate to counsel; Andrei
of the firm's Capital Markets and Securities Group has
been promoted from associate to counsel; Lori
of the firm's Trusts & Estates Group has been promoted from
senior associate to counsel; and Michael
of the firm's Litigation Group has been promoted from
associate to counsel.

About Seward & Kissel LLP

Seward & Kissel LLP, founded in 1890, is a leading U.S. law firm with an
international reputation for excellence. We have offices in New York
City and Washington, D.C. Our practice primarily focuses on corporate,
litigation, and restructuring/bankruptcy work for clients seeking legal
expertise in the financial services, corporate finance, and capital
markets areas. The firm is particularly well known for its
representation of major commercial banks, investment banking firms,
investment advisers and related investment funds (including mutual funds
and hedge funds), master servicers, servicers, investors, distressed
trade brokers, liquidity providers, hedge fund administrators,
broker-dealers, institutional investors, and transportation companies
(particularly in the shipping area).

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