Foley Elects New Partners in Chicago

01 February 2007 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Firm Announces Three Attorneys Promoted To Partnership.

Foley announced today that three of the firm’s senior counsel in its Chicago office have been elected to partnership.

New partners include:

Steven M. Gerenraich is a member of the Business Law Department and the Transactional & Securities, Commercial Transactions & Business Counseling, Finance & Financial Institutions, Health Care Finance & Restructuring and International Practices. He represents and counsels business owners and entrepreneurs in all areas of commercial activity and corporate operations and has worked on transactions including mergers of public and private companies, stock and asset purchases and joint ventures.

Jill L. Murch is a member of the Litigation Department and the Business Reorganizations and Real Estate Practices. Murch’s expertise encompasses all facets of bankruptcy and insolvency, including representation of lenders, creditors’ committees, indenture trustees, bondholder committees, foreign representatives, individual creditors, Chapter 11 debtors, governmental agencies and federally chartered entities. Murch also specializes in insolvency issues related to the real estate, automotive and financial industries.

Lisa L. Tharpe is a member of the Litigation Department and the firm’s Securities Litigation, Enforcement & Regulation and White Collar Defense & Corporate Compliance Practices. She concentrates on corporate litigation, with a primary focus on the representation of parties in the securities and financial services industry. In addition, she has conducted corporate internal investigations. She also has defended individuals and firms in connection with proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Association of Securities Dealers and state securities regulatory bodies.

Foley & Lardner LLP provides the full range of corporate legal counsel. Our attorneys understand today’s most complex business issues, including corporate governance, securities enforcement, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property counseling and litigation, outsourcing and information technology, labor and employment, and tax. The firm offers total solutions in the automotive, emerging technologies, energy, entertainment and media, financial services, food, golf and resort services, insurance, health care, life sciences, nanotechnology, and sports industries.