Choate Hall & Stewart LLP today
announced that Kevin J. Simard, formerly a Partner at Riemer & Braunstein,
has joined the firm as a Partner in its Finance & Restructuring Group.
Mr. Simard will continue to focus his practice on representing major financial
institutions in all aspects of secured lending. He has substantial
experience handling complex asset-based transactions, asset-based and real
estate loan transaction workouts, and bankruptcy matters with a particular
emphasis on debtor-in-possession financing and cash collateral disputes.
"Kevin is a well respected banking and finance attorney with strong workout
and litigation experience, and he will be a great addition to Choate's
nationally renowned Finance & Restructuring Group," said William Gelnaw and
John Nadas, co-managing partners at Choate Hall & Stewart LLP. "This is a
strategic lateral hire for us and we are very excited to have Kevin join our
team in this growing practice area."
Kevin received his J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law School in
1989 and his B.A. from College of the Holy Cross in 1986. He is admitted
to practice in Massachusetts, New York, the U.S. District Court for the District
of Massachusetts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.