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12 Sep 2007

Proskauer Rose Hires Hedge Fund Lawyer

According to a statement released today, hedge fund and private equity lawyer Timothy M. Clark has joined the New York office of Proskauer Rose LLP as a partner, continuing the expansion of the firm’s significant private investment hedge fund practice.

Mr. Clark has extensive experience representing a range of investment firms, in particular hedge funds, in connection with fund formation, complex transactions and regulatory issues.

“Proskauer has developed one of the largest, broadest and most sophisticated private investment fund practices, with more than 125 lawyers working on private equity and hedge fund formation,” said Ronald R. Papa, partner and chair of Proskauer’s Corporate Department. “Timothy offers outstanding experience working with hedge funds, private equity firms and venture capitalists and makes an excellent addition to our Hedge Fund and Private Investment Funds practices.”

“Particularly today, with the financial markets in flux, investment firms are looking for counsel from seasoned advisors who have experienced various economic cycles and can provide the insight to help firms chart a successful course forward,” added Christopher Wells, head of Proskauer’s Hedge Fund Practice. “Timothy’s expertise is an ideal complement to our deep bench of talent and we are delighted to have him join our team.”

Proskauer Rose was founded in 1875 and is one of the US’ largest law firms, providing a variety of legal services to clients throughout the United States and around the world from offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Boston, Boca Raton, Newark, New Orleans, Paris, and São Paulo.

The firm has experience in areas of practice important to businesses and individuals including among others, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, general commercial litigation, private equity and hedge fund formation.