Proskauer’s named Gregory D. Ruback a partner in the New York office. Ruback’s addition expands the firm’s global finance and transactional capabilitie. He was previously a partner at Mayer Brown.
Gregory D. Ruback, a corporate lawyer with significant experience in leveraged finance, has joined Proskauer’s New York office as a Partner, further expanding the firm’s global finance and transactional capabilities.
Formerly a partner at Mayer Brown, Mr. Ruback has an extensive background representing financial institutions and agents in a broad range of matters, including secured and unsecured credit facilities of all types, public and private debt offerings, project finance, workouts and restructurings, and general corporate issues and transactions. He also brings considerable experience in handling transactions involving loan parties and collateral located in global jurisdictions, including Europe, Latin America and Asia. Mr. Ruback received his B.S. from Babson College and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.
“Greg’s experience will complement our global M&A, private equity and finance practices, areas in which our clients have seen a marked increase in activity in recent months,” said Bruce Lieb, co-Chair of Proskauer’s Corporate Department. “We expect this momentum to continue. Greg’s experience working with financial institutions around the world on a full range of complex finance matters will allow us to continue to provide the most sophisticated counsel to our clients.”
Mr. Ruback’s move to Proskauer continues the growth of the firm’s Corporate Department, particularly its transactional practice. In April, Partner Ron Franklin, who has deep experience in leveraged finance matters, also joined Proskauer from Mayer Brown. And in June, Senior Counsel Daniel Ganitsky joined the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Latin America groups from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
Proskauer’s Corporate Department consists of more than 200 lawyers worldwide counseling clients in the full range of sophisticated financial transactions and daily business and regulatory matters. The group’s core practice areas include finance, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, fund formation, and bankruptcy and restructuring.
Founded in 1875, Proskauer is a global law firm widely recognized for its leadership in a variety of legal services provided to clients worldwide from offices in Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Newark, Paris, Sao Paulo and Washington, DC. Additional information about the firm, which has extensive experience in all areas of practice important to businesses, not-for-profit institutions and individuals, can be found at www.proskauer.com.