Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyer Geoffrey T. Raicht Joins Proskauer as Partner in New York

On October 10, 2011, Proskauer announced that Geoffrey T. Raicht joined the firm as a partner in its New York office.  At Proskauer, Raicht plans to represent private equity funds and their portfolio companies, as well as liquidators of hedge funds.  See “When Does the SEC Acquire the Right to Freeze the Assets of a Hedge Fund or Appoint a Receiver over a Hedge Fund?,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 4, No. 17 (May 20, 2011).  On bankruptcy investing by hedge funds, see “WaMu Bankruptcy Judge Allows Equity Committee’s Action for Equitable Disallowance of Hedge Fund Noteholders’ Claims to Proceed on the Ground that Equity Committee Stated a ‘Colorable Claim’ that those Noteholders Engaged in Insider Trading,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 4, No. 35 (Oct. 6, 2011).

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