""Thompson & Knight LLP"":www.tklaw.com/ has gained two new partners for its ""Real Estate Capital Markets"":www.tklaw.com/practices.cfm?action=view&id=250 division, announcing the addition of attorneys William M. O'Connor and Evelyn H. Seeler to the company's New York office.[IMAGE]
In their new positions with the law firm, O'Connor and Seeler will be responsible for handling clients within the Real Estate and Capital Markets unit, as well as restructuring and bankruptcy matters. Most recently, O'Connor was the chairman of the financial services practice for ""Crowell & Moring LLP"":www.crowell.com/.[COLUMN_BREAK]
While serving the company, O'Connor directed a team representing financial institutions, special services, hedge funds, and real estate opportunity funds. Seeler was also formerly with Crowell & Moring, and in her role for the firm, she represented various Wall Street institutions, national and regional banking institutions, and hedge funds. Seeler arrives at Thompson & Knight with more than two years in the field.
Commenting on the firm's new additions, Thompson & Knight's managing partner, noted, ""We know them well and have several clients in common, and now have an opportunity to broaden our representation of those institutions as well as other clients in this complex and challenging area of practice.""
Founded in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a full-service provider of legal solutions for public and private companies, governments, and individuals in diverse areas including real estate, commercial and tort litigation, finance, banking, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, intellectual property, corporate governance, creditors' rights, labor, white collar defense, and environmental issues. The firm boasts an estimated 350 attorneys around the U.S., with national offices in Texas and New York.