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Loeb & Loeb Expands Corporate and Private Equity Practice in NY with Addition of Partner Rima Moawad

NEW YORK – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that Rima R. Moawad has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner in the Corporate Department, bringing with her nearly 20 years of experience handling complex business transactions of all types. 
“We are pleased to deepen our corporate bench with top-tier talent like Rima,” said Mitchell S. Nussbaum, managing partner of Loeb & Loeb’s New York office and co-chair of the firm’s Capital Markets and Corporate Department. “Her tremendous experience and strong track record with highly sophisticated private equity, M&A and other corporate transactions will be an excellent addition to Loeb’s already strong platform.”
Moawad’s practice focuses on the representation of public companies, private equity firms and management groups in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, going private and other corporate transactions. She has been involved in such high-profile deals as Neuberger Berman’s $1.5 billion management buyout from Lehman Brothers, Grifols S.A.’s  $4 billion leveraged buyout of Talecris Biotherapeutics, and numerous transactions on behalf of Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity. 
“Rima is very highly regarded throughout the legal and financial services communities and we are delighted to have her on our team,” said Loeb & Loeb Chairman Michael D. Beck.
Stan Johnson, chair of the firm’s Private Equity Practice added: “In addition to being an accomplished dealmaker, Rima brings deep and high-level relationships, both domestically and internationally, which will place us in an even better position to respond to our clients’ needs.” 
“Loeb & Loeb offers a fantastic platform of talent and resources, and my clients will surely benefit from the firm’s broad vision of issues that confront businesses today,” commented Moawad. “I was attracted to the firm’s collaborative spirit and strategic growth plan, and I look forward to joining this impressive team.” 
In addition to her practice, Moawad is active in a number of not-for-profit organizations, including the Lebanese International Finance Executives (LIFE), of which she is a member of the U.S. Committee; Social and Economic Action for Lebanon (SEAL), where she serves as a board member; as well as the Mata Amritanandamayi Math, one of India's largest non-governmental organizations. 
Most recently, Moawad was a partner at Haynes and Boone in New York. She holds an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School and a Maîtrise and Licence from the University of Paris II, Assas.

About Loeb & Loeb LLP 
Loeb & Loeb is a multiservice law firm with approximately 300 attorneys focusing on select practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients. The firm is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of advertising and marketing; media and entertainment; intellectual property; real estate; technology; tax exempt organizations and private client services. Loeb & Loeb has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Nashville, Washington, DC, and Beijing, as well as an affiliate office in Hong Kong.