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In Case You Missed It: Loeb News from December 2022 and January 2023

Have you heard how Loeb is moving the needle? Loeb’s lawyers are always advising on the latest trends, issues, and legislation to help our clients and communities succeed. Here are some highlights and firm news from the past few months!

  • Loeb represented the real estate firm Ivanhoé Cambridge in inking a long-term lease with each of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation and Fox Corp, which will extend their tenancy in 1211 Avenue of the Americas for another 20 years. The footprint of the Fox Corp lease makes it the top commercial real estate leasing deal executed in New York City in 2022 and the footprint of the News Corporation lease made it the second largest lease executed in New York City in 2022. As commercial real estate bounced back post pandemic, Loeb’s sophisticated Real Estate group has represented one of the parties to 4 of the 5 largest leases executed in 2022. Read more here.
  • We are pleased to announce that Ronelle Porter, assistant deputy chair of the firm’s Capital Markets and Corporate department, has been selected by the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as the recipient of the prestigious 2023 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Beacon Award. Ronelle is recognized for demonstrating qualities that exemplify the late Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg, including serving as a voice for underrepresented members of society and her unwavering commitment to advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion in the legal community and beyond.
  • We are excited to announce the arrival of Corporate partner Henry Yin in Bejing and Hong Kong, and Corporate partner Michael Gerald in Los Angeles. Henry joins with significant experience in global cross border transactions, complex public and private mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate matters in China, the U.S. and globally, while Michael’s practice focuses on executive compensation, employee benefits and other matters related to equity compensation, deferred compensation, qualified retirement and welfare benefits.
  • We recently profiled Corporate associate Nick Warshaw, who works at the intersection of law and public policy, on political contribution issues that corporations and high net worth (HNW) individuals should be aware of and what changes in political law regulations to expect in the future. By leveraging his extensive political and government experience, Nick is able to provide clients with strategic legal counsel on how to best position themselves in highly regulated and politically nuanced matters. Read the full Q&A here.