Five Partners Receive 2018 MVP Recognition from Law360


November 26, 2018

Five Latham & Watkins partners have been named 2018 MVPs by Law360 in the legal news service’s annual recognition of leading lawyers across a range of practice and industry areas. The honorees “have distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals,” according to Law360.

The Latham MVP honorees include:

  • Robert Buday, a Chicago partner and Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice, in Law360’s Real Estate category. He has extensive experience in a range of complex real estate transactions, representing clients in all aspects of acquisitions, dispositions, development projects, joint ventures, and financings involving all property types.
  • David Dantzic, a Washington, D.C. partner, in the Private Equity category. A member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity practices, Dantzic has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, and general company representation, advising clients in a wide range of business sectors, including aerospace/defense, automotive and transportation, industrial, and technology.
  • Stuart Kurlander, a Washington, D.C. partner, in the Health category. He has extensive experience providing regulatory, reimbursement, fraud and abuse, corporate, and litigation counsel to healthcare and life science companies as well as private equity funds, investment banks and venture capital firms. Kurlander is a former Global Co-Chair of the Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice and the current Global Co-Chair of the Israel Practice.
  • Greg Rodgers, a New York partner, in the Capital Markets category. He is a member of the firm’s Capital Markets Practice. Rodgers represents issuers, investors, and investment banks in public and private equity, debt and hybrid capital markets transactions, restructurings, and other financing transactions.
  • Joseph Serino, Jr., a New York partner in the Litigation & Trial Department and a leading member of Latham’s Complex Commercial Litigation Practice, in the Banking category. A go-to trial lawyer, Serino has a diverse litigation and arbitration practice representing both plaintiffs and defendants in numerous arbitral, state, federal and regulatory venues around the word in a variety of complex commercial, antitrust, securities, M&A, and bankruptcy matters for investment banks, broker-dealers, private equity funds, venture capitalists and companies across industries.

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