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Loeb & Loeb Expands Los Angeles Litigation Practice

LOS ANGELES – Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Daniel A. Platt has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner in the Litigation Practice. He joins from the Los Angeles office of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP where he was a partner.

Platt focuses on commercial litigation and is experienced in several industries and areas of practice, including aviation, healthcare, partnership disputes, contracts, trusts and estates litigation, banking, securities, financial services, real estate and employment.

“Dan’s strengths closely mirror those of Loeb & Loeb and his expertise working on a variety of complex litigation matters will service our clients in a number of the firm’s core practice areas, including financial services, real estate and trusts and estates,” said Mickey Mayerson, Managing Partner of Loeb & Loeb’s Los Angeles office. “We look forward to working with him.”

Prior to joining Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Platt was Executive Vice President, President and Director of two joint venture projects with United Technologies Corporation. Platt was responsible for all litigation, negotiation of maintenance and storage contracts with airlines and aircraft lessors, as well as agreements for the purchase and sale of engines, aircraft and related parts.

“Dan has a proven track record for success in a wide variety of endeavors where he has acted as a counselor on legal and business issues,” said Loeb & Loeb Chairman Michael Beck. “His background will be an asset to many of our clients and will further the expertise of our diverse litigation practice.”

“I am very pleased to be joining Loeb’s strong national litigation platform and look forward to working with so many prominent partners across disciplines,” added Platt.

Platt was recently appointed to a three-year term as a hearing examiner by the Los Angeles Police Commission. He received his B.S. from Cornell University, and his J. D. from Fordham Law School.

Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys focusing on select practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients. Winner of the 2010 Chambers Award for Excellence in Media, the firm is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of advanced media; bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors' rights; business litigation; energy; entertainment; finance; intellectual property; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities; technology; and tax and wealth services. Loeb & Loeb has five domestic offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Nashville and Washington, DC, as well as a representative office in Beijing.