Press Release

Jonathan Kahn Joins Firm's New York Office

7/5/2006

Morrison & Foerster Strengthens Capital Markets Practice

 


New York, July 5, 2006 - Morrison & Foerster LLP announced that Jonathan Kahn has joined the firm as partner in the Capital Markets practice group.  The addition of Mr. Kahn further strengthens what has become one of the leading securities transactions practices in the country.

Mr. Kahn brings 15 years of experience in corporate finance transactions and securities matters, with particular experience in high-yield debt offerings.  He has represented underwriters and issuers in a full range of securities transactions.  He also has significant experience representing publicly held companies in general corporate and securities matters.

"Jon’s arrival enhances our existing Capital Markets practice and is yet another important step towards our expansion goals in New York," said Morrison & Foerster’s Chair, Keith Wetmore.  "We’re delighted to welcome Jon to the firm."

James R. Tanenbaum, Chair of the firm’s global Capital Markets practice added, "Jon’s broad experience in high-yield debt offerings and securities makes him a valuable addition to our growing capital markets team.  Jon has a solid reputation in the investment banking community, and we are very pleased to have him on board."

"I’ve worked with many of the attorneys from Morrison & Foerster’s Capital Markets practice for years and I look forward to being a part of such an innovative and successful team," said Mr. Kahn.

Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Kahn was a partner at White & Case.  He received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1990.

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