Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, in a major lateral move, effective Jan. 1, the law firm will add approximately 100 lawyers, including 40 partners, from Thacher Proffitt & Wood, including Stephen Kudenholdt and Stephen T. Whelan

With these moves, Sonnenschein's head count will increase to around 800 attorneys and other professionals. with lateral additions doubling the size of Sonnenschein New York City office with expertise in the fields of structured finance, banking, corporate, real estate and regulatory law. Also joining is a strong and complementary group of litigators, ERISA and employee benefits, and tax lawyers.

The complete list of stuctured finance lawyers moving to Sonnenschein from Thacher are:

Diana G. Browne
A. James Cotins
Aimee M. Cummo
Mason L. Crocker
Charles A. Dietzgen
Salvatore O. Franco
Richard M. Horowitz
John J. Kim
Erik D. Klingenberg
Jeffrey H. Koppele
Maria M. Livanos
Andrea N. Mandell
Robert E. McCarthy
Michael C. McGrath
Jeffrey J. Murphy
Robert B. Olin
Stephen F.J. Ornstein
Lauris G.L. Rall
Richard D. Simonds, Jr
E. Lee Smith
Francis X. Sulger
Scott J. Swerdloff
Paul D. Tvetenstrand
Marlo A. Young


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