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Sheppard Mullin Adds Finance Team In New York: Litigation Partner Susan Rosenthal and Transactional Special Counsel Alan Winick Join Growing Practice in Expanding Office

September 21, 2005
Susan Rosenthal has joined the New York office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the Business Trial and Finance & Bankruptcy practice groups. Rosenthal, most recently at Brown, Raysman, Millstein, Felder & Steiner in New York, concentrates her practice in corporate and commercial litigation.

Also from Brown Raysman, Alan Winick joins Sheppard Mullin's New York office as special counsel in the Finance & Bankruptcy practice group. Winick focuses his practice on corporate and commercial transactions and has significant expertise in legal services to the finance industry, particularly with respect to equipment leasing companies and transactions.

Rosenthal and Winick represent financial institutions, such as U.S. Bank, CIT Group, Sovereign Bank, ICB Leasing Corp., OFC Capital Corp. and Tokyo Leasing USA Inc., in areas such as equipment leasing, secured transactions, lender liability and franchise financing.

James J. McGuire, managing partner of the firm's New York office, said, "We are delighted to welcome Susan and Alan to the office. Susan's substantial litigation background will dovetail well with the New York office's strong, general litigation practice and growing finance practice. Alan is also an excellent addition, as he brings decades of financial institutions experience to the firm."

Commented Rosenthal, "It is a great pleasure to join Sheppard Mullin. I am excited about practicing with a top-notch firm which has historically served financial institutions. I look forward to continuing my long-standing professional relationship with Alan, who I've worked with for almost a quarter of a century, and to forging new relationships with my colleagues in the New York office and firmwide."

Rosenthal received a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1974 and a B.A. from Harpur College, State University of New York at Binghamton in 1971. Winick received an LL.B. from Columbia University in 1956 and an A.B. from Tufts University in 1953.

About Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is a full service AmLaw 100 firm with 435 attorneys in nine offices located throughout California and in New York and Washington, D.C. The firm's California offices are located in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Century City, Orange County, Del Mar Heights and San Diego. Sheppard Mullin provides legal expertise and counsel to U.S. and international clients in a wide range of practice areas, including Antitrust, Corporate and Securities; Entertainment and Media; Finance and Bankruptcy; Government Contracts; Intellectual Property; Labor and Employment; Litigation; Real Estate/Land Use; Tax/Employee Benefits/Trusts & Estates; and White Collar Defense. The firm was founded in 1927.