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Duane Morris Chicago Office Adds Corporate Partner Robert E. Horwath Jr.

January 9, 2017

Bob HorwathCHICAGO, January 9, 2017—Robert E. Horwath, Jr. has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Chicago office. Horwath enhances the firm’s corporate and transactional capabilities regionally and nationally. He joins Duane Morris from Locke Lord LLP.

Horwath represents financial institutions, public and private companies and investors in connection with debt and equity financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and general corporate matters. He also represents lenders and borrowers in connection with secured and unsecured loans, including acquisition financings, working capital financings, debtor-in-possession and exit financings and other structured transactions. Horwath counsels corporations, institutional lenders, private equity funds, hedge funds and banks with workouts, restructurings and dispositions of distressed and non-distressed debt portfolios. He has experience structuring, negotiating and documenting asset and stock acquisitions and dispositions, mergers and equity investments.

Horwath is a 2004 graduate of Harvard Law School, a 1997 graduate (M.A.) of the University of Chicago and a 1995 summa cum laude graduate (B.A.) of Saint Anselm College.

About the Duane Morris Chicago Office

Duane Morris’ Chicago office offers a wide array of services to clients throughout the United States and internationally. Attorneys in Chicago work closely with their colleagues in the firm’s other offices nationally and internationally in a wide range of areas, such as complex litigation and alternative dispute resolution; white-collar criminal litigation; corporate securities, mergers and acquisitions; complex financial transactions, banking and financial services; financial markets; private equity and venture capital; business reorganization and financial restructuring; health law; insurance and reinsurance; products liability; toxic torts and public safety; energy, environment and resources; international trade; intellectual property; employment and immigration law; real estate; information technology and telecommunications; and construction.

About Duane Morris

Duane Morris LLP provides innovative solutions to today’s multifaceted legal and business challenges through the collegial and collaborative culture of its more than 750 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally. The firm represents a broad array of clients, spanning all major practices and industries.