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Fried Frank Elects Four Partners and Promotes Four Special Counsel

News releases | January 25, 2021

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP today announced that it has elected four new partners and promoted four new special counsel, effective March 1, 2021.
 
“We congratulate our new partners and special counsel,” said David J. Greenwald, chairman of Fried Frank. “Our people are integral to our success and it is important that we attract, develop, retain, and promote skilled, talented lawyers to ensure that we continue to grow our business and serve our clients on their most complex and sophisticated matters.”
 
The following lawyers were elected partners:
  • Michael J. Anstett is a member of the Litigation Department and Government Contracts Practice, resident in Washington, DC. Mr. Anstett's practice focuses on advising domestic and international clients on the acquisition and disposition of aerospace defense companies, and on the representation of government contractors, including major defense and aerospace clients, in a wide range of matters involving bid protests, regulatory compliance, and suspension and debarment proceedings. He received his JD from Duke University and his BA, maxima cum laude, from the University of Portland.
     
  • Andrew Penman is a member of the Tax Department, resident in New York. Mr. Penman's practice focuses on federal income taxation, with particular emphasis on partnership taxation and the structuring and formation of private equity and hedge funds, including funds focused on equity, debt, infrastructure, and real estate, as well as funds of funds. He received his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law and his BA, cum laude, from The College of William and Mary.
     
  • Martín Esteban Strauch is a member of the Corporate Department and Asset Management Practice, resident in Washington, DC. Mr. Strauch's practice focuses on asset management work, with a concentration on private equity fund formation. He has worked on traditional private equity funds, funds of funds, and separate accounts, and has represented institutional sponsors in their fundraising and other investment programs, as well as placement agents and investors. He received his JD from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, cum laude, and his BS, cum laude, from the University of Florida.
     
  • Roy Tannenbaum is a member of the Corporate Department and Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice, resident in New York. He represents financial sponsors, strategic acquirors, special committees of independent directors, and other principals, as well as investment banks in their capacity as financial advisors, in a wide range of public and private M&A transactions, including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, cash tender offers, “going private” transactions, dividend recapitalizations and corporate restructurings, acquisitions of interests in investment fund managers, and formation of joint ventures. Mr. Tannenbaum received his LLM from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, his LLM, magna cum laude, and his LLB from Tel Aviv University.
The following lawyers were promoted to special counsel:
  • Adam B. Cohen is a member of the Corporate Department and Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice, resident in New York. He received his JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his BS from the University of Maryland.
     
  • Ryan L. Conley is a member of the Tax Department, resident in New York and Washington, DC. He received his JD from the University of Chicago Law School, with honors, Order of the Coif, and his BS from the University of Virginia.
     
  • Flora Go is a member of the Corporate Department and Finance Practice, resident in New York. She received her JD from Harvard Law School and her BA from Yale University.
     
  • Duncan Saunders is a member of the Litigation Department, resident in London. He received his MEng from the University of Cambridge, his GDL from Oxford Brookes University, and his LPC from The College of Law, York.

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