Global law firm Proskauer has announced the further expansion of its Finance Group and global Corporate Department with the addition of Rajani K. Gupta as Senior Counsel in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Ms. Gupta joins the firm from Latham & Watkins, where she worked as a finance lawyer for more than a decade.

According to Michael Woronoff, Proskauer Partner, head of the firm’s Los Angeles office and co-head of the global Mergers & Acquisitions Group, the addition of Ms. Gupta is the natural next step in the growth of Proskauer’s corporate practice and Los Angeles office.

“Rajani will complement the work we’re doing in finance, high yield, private equity and M&A and allow us to continue to serve our client base of sophisticated institutions in the full range of complex transactions,” Mr. Woronoff said.

Ms. Gupta represent banks, financial institutions, private equity funds, strategic investors and corporations in a wide range of transactions, including secured and unsecured financings, acquisition financings, leveraged buyouts, asset-based loans, corporate recapitalizations and other types of complex and traditional financings. She joins a growing Finance Group that in just over a year, has also added Partners Ron D. Franklin, Gregory D. Ruback, Justin Breen and Andrew Bettwy and Senior Counsel Glen Lim.

Proskauer’s Corporate Department comprises more than 250 lawyers worldwide who counsel clients in a full range of sophisticated financial transactions in such areas as mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, private equity, finance and bankruptcy and restructuring. The Finance Group has extensive experience in transactional, lending, restructuring and regulatory matters across a wide range of industries on behalf of a diverse group of clients that include everything from banks, hedge funds and mezzanine funds to business development companies and sponsors. The group’s services include regulatory compliance with respect to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, U.S. Bank Holding Company Act, International Banking Act, National Bank Act and Federal Reserve Act.


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