NEW YORK (December 19, 2005) — The New York office of McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to welcome Stephen E. Older as a partner in the Firm's Corporate Department. Mr. Older practices corporate and securities law, with a concentration on public offerings and private placements.
"Stephen is the 16th lateral partner to join our New York office this year. His arrival brings the total number of lateral attorneys to have joined our New York corporate practice to 12," commented Peter Sacripanti, partner-in-charge of the New York office. "This year, we have been focused on our continued development in New York and will plan to remain on this steadfast approach in the coming year."
Mr. Older has extensive experience in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, including numerous 144A transactions, representing both underwriters and issuers in a number of industries, including technology, telecommunications, insurance, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, health care and real estate. In addition to handling transactional work, he advises clients on general corporate matters and various aspects of corporate governance, as well as on compliance with the federal securities laws. His practice also includes a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and private equity and debt financings.
Mr. Older received his B.A. summa cum laude in history and political science from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He is a member of the New York Bar and a member of the Financial Reporting Committee of the Association of the Bar of New York City.
McDermott Will & Emery's New York office has more than 140 lawyers who represent a broad range of regional, U.S. and international clients, including some of the world's largest publicly and privately-held companies, financial institutions, private equity funds and high-net-worth individuals.