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David Lazer and Stephanie Suarez Coach Local Mock Trial Teams to Successful Seasons

David Lazer and Stephanie Suarez, of the firm’s Litigation Group, served as coaches to two local high school mock trial teams in this year’s New York State Bar Association-sponsored Mock Trial Competition. Mr. Lazer’s team, Northport High School, was a Suffolk County semi-finalist, and went on to take both first and second place at the 41st Annual Civil Law Mock Trial Competition, held in Northport in April. Ms. Suarez’s team, William Floyd High School, won back-to-back state championships in 2013 and 2014, and was one of the top 16 teams in Suffolk County in 2015. Ms. Suarez will also serve as a coach to the William Floyd High School team this summer as the team prepares to participate in the Empire Mock Trial Tournament, a New York City-based invitational tournament where the team will compete against award-winning mock trial teams from across the United States and from other countries.

William Gartland, Martin Semel, and Benjamin Goldberg Close Syndicated $270,000,000.00 Senior Secured Revolving Loan and Term Loan Credit Facility

William Gartland, a partner in the Firm’s Corporate and Business Practice Group, Martin Semel, of counsel to the Firm, and Benjamin Goldberg, an associate in the Firm’s Corporate and Business Practice Group, represented a garment manufacturer in the negotiation and closing of a syndicated $270,000,000.00 senior secured revolving loan and term loan credit facility.

Russell Penzer, a partner in the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group, featured in a video presentation in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Russell Penzer, a partner in the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group, was included in a video presentation in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The program, titled “The Court Expands East: A History of the Long Island Courthouses and Cases,” was held on June 4, 2015 and boasted a panel featuring U.S. Senator Alfonse M. D’Amato, Circuit Judge George C. Pratt (ret.) and District Judge Leonard Wexler.
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