Milbank Tweed Elects Five New Partners

NEW YORK — The NY-based law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP announced that five attorneys have been elected to the firm’s partnership effective on New Year’s Day.

“We are delighted to announce the firm’s newest partners, all of whom have distinguished themselves by demonstrating a deep commitment to legal excellence and superior client service,” said Scott A. Edelman, Chairman of Milbank. “We congratulate our new partners and look forward to their continued contributions to our clients’ success and the firm’s growth.”

The attorneys elected to the partnership are:

Lauren C. Doyle, a member of the Financial Restructuring Group, is based in the New York office. Ms. Doyle has extensive experience representing secured creditors, unsecured creditors and debtors in complex chapter 11 reorganization cases and out-of-court workouts both in the US and internationally. Her engagements have ranged across a wide array of industries, including energy, shipping, chemicals, paper, airline, financial services, automotive, consumer goods and retail. She received her law degree from Stanford University.

Eschi Rahimi-Laridjani, a member of the Tax Group, is based in the New York office. Ms. Rahimi-Laridjani’s practice focuses on the taxation of complex financing transactions, financial products and derivatives, US and foreign securities offerings, structured finance and asset securitization transactions and investment funds. She has significant experience structuring tax-efficient solutions that facilitate inbound investment by funds and foreign and sovereign investors in a variety of asset classes as well as cross-border mergers and acquisitions. She received her law degree from the New York University School of Law. Ms. Rahimi-Laridjani is also fluent in German.

Fabiana Y. Sakai, a member of the Capital Markets Group, is based in the São Paulo office. Ms. Sakai’s practice centers on capital markets, finance and corporate matters. Her clients include Brazilian corporations and U.S. and Brazilian banks and underwriting firms. She has extensive experience across a broad range of industries, including infrastructure, financial services, real estate, manufacturing and retail. Ms. Sakai studied law at University of São Paulo, Brazil. Ms. Sakai holds post-graduate degrees from New York University School of Law (LL.M), Institute of European Studies graduate program in International Law, and the University of San Diego, Institute of International and Comparative Law. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and in Brazil and speaks Portuguese, English, Italian, French and Spanish.

Dean W. Sattler, a member of the Corporate Group, is based in the New York office. Mr. Sattler regularly represents acquirors, buyout groups, sellers, targets, investors, boards of directors, special committees and investment banks in complex domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, minority investments and other corporate, financing and business combination transactions. Mr. Sattler’s clients include public and private companies, private equity firms and hedge funds, and span a broad range of industries, including banking and finance, space and satellite, telecommunications and technology, energy and infrastructure, manufacturing, distribution and aircraft leasing and finance. Mr. Sattler is also actively involved in Milbank’s Corporate Governance Group, where he advises boards of directors and members of management on a wide variety of corporate governance and compliance matters, and is the author or co-author of numerous articles and publications. He received his law degree from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Pace Law Review.

Eric K. Stodola, a member of the Financial Restructuring Group, is based in the New York office. Mr. Stodola advises debtors and creditors in complex chapter 11 cases, out-of-court workouts and other distressed situations in the US, as well as in international corporate restructurings. He has substantial experience representing bondholders, lenders and agents, official and unofficial creditor committees, asset purchasers and other strategic parties. His engagements have ranged across a wide array of industries, including the airline, banking, chemicals, energy and natural resources, and consumer goods and retail industries. He received his law degree from William and Mary School of Law.