Goulston & Storrs is an Am Law 200 law firm, with offices in Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C. With over 200 lawyers across multiple disciplines, Goulston & Storrs is a real estate powerhouse with leading-edge corporate, capital markets and finance, litigation, and private client and trust practices. Our lawyers employ a proven team approach that values client outcomes over individual recognition. The firm’s dedication to providing prompt, practical legal advice, cost-efficiently and tailored to our clients’ business needs, has resulted in Goulston & Storrs being acknowledged for excellence by Chambers USA, BTI’s A-Team for Client Service, Best Lawyers in America and other leading industry rankings.
Stroock provides strategic transactional, regulatory and litigation advice to advance the business objectives of leading financial institutions, multinational corporations and entrepreneurial businesses in the U.S. and globally. With a rich history dating back 140 years, the firm has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.stroock.com.
Faegre (FAY-gree) Baker Daniels’ 750 legal and consulting professionals collaborate with clients on business transactions, regulatory matters and commercial litigation worldwide. From offices in the United States, United Kingdom and China, their more than 750 legal and consulting professionals provide the depth and breadth of expertise necessary to solve complex business challenges. With roots dating back to 1863, they are one of the 75 largest law firms headquartered in the U.S.
The Artemis Group brings to its investors, clients and each other the continuity and consistency of shared vision and values developed over more than a decade of working together. Whether as a principal acquiring a company, an advisor providing the capital and deal structure for a management buy-out, or providing hands-on day to day management in transition, the Artemis team applies individual and collective skills to every facet of its strategy, and it is done with courage, integrity and humor. Artemis members have over two decades of operational experience in small to multi-billion-dollar companies and have held most C-suite and Board positions in domestic and international businesses. Artemis principals have acquired and held ownership in companies ranging from $6 million to $100 million.
Abe Leitner is a tax lawyer who handles complex domestic and cross-border transactions for clients doing business in the U.S. and internationally, including in Canada, Europe and China, as well as in the Middle East. In doing so, he often counsels multinational corporations on cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
Abe also frequently structures international joint ventures involving real estate investments in the United States and abroad, and advises real estate investment trusts (REITS) on their tax matters. He also advises private equity funds and other real estate investors in connection with Section 1031 and other efficient exit strategies.
Abe is particularly experienced in advising foreign governments, insurance companies, hedge funds, real estate developers, assisted living providers, manufacturers and high net worth individuals.
Prior to joining Goulston & Storrs, Abe was a Partner at a leading Canadian law firm recognized for its focus on business law, and was based in that firm's New York office. He is also the former Chair of the Young IFA Network Committee, IFA USA.
Eric Requenez is a partner at Stroock and represents fund sponsors and investors in the formation, structuring and capitalization of investment funds as well as other securities offerings, regulatory and compliance matters, transactions and other corporate matters. He advises fund sponsors and placement agents in the structuring, negotiation and capitalization of U.S. and non-U.S. private funds, including private equity funds, real estate funds, credit funds, energy and infrastructure funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds, fund-of-funds, and venture capital funds. Eric also advises clients on the formation of related advisory and management entities.
Bo Kemp partners with a national network of advisors, advocates, government and business leaders to help drive growth, tackle major initiatives and boost efficiency in municipalities. Highly experienced in the structuring and execution of public-private partnerships, Bo has a reputation for driving innovation in municipal utilities, public infrastructure, and economic development for "legacy" cities.
Mr. Kemp spent the first decade of his professional career in finance with Morgan Stanley and TSG Capital Group, a private equity group. Then, after leading Cory A. Booker’s successful transition to the office of Mayor of Newark, N.J., Bo became the city’s Business Administrator (COO). For the last 15 years, Bo has worked with municipal executives around the country to address some of the hardest to solve problems and has now turned his attention to Opportunity Zones. Bo is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Business School.
With over 30 years of experience, Sheri Orlowitz’ success can be attributed to her well-practiced functional experience; time-tested financial and legal acumen; the right connections; a reputation for integrity and outstanding client service.
Her portfolio includes acquiring, operating, and divesting diverse companies both domestically and internationally requiring her to raise hundreds of millions of dollars. Equally important, she was responsible for the companies themselves, from their strategies for growth and the satisfaction of the employees and investors to successful divestitures. On the other end of the spectrum Sheri has worked with emerging companies in the US and internationally as a representative of United States agencies, such as Department of Commerce and State, and has helped some of those companies expand into the U.S. markets.
Recently Sheri has turned attention to emerging businesses with a focus on the cannabis industry. Her experience as a former federal prosecutor with the Justice Department and as a practiced lawyer ensures Artemis’ services, investments, and clients are organized to meet federal as well as state compliance.