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Dorsey Adds Experienced Capital Markets, Banking and M&A Lawyer Joe Sevack in Hong Kong

2015-05-11 10:02
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HONG KONG--()--International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Joe Sevack has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Corporate Group in the Firm’s Hong Kong office.

Mr. Sevack’s practice focuses on debt and equity capital markets, banking and finance and mergers and acquisitions. He is a widely-recognized expert in high yield bond financings and other complex, covenant-heavy debt financing structures, and has vast experience representing both issuers and borrowers as well as underwriters and lenders. Mr. Sevack has lived and practiced in Hong Kong for more than 17 years and has been involved in some of Asia’s most significant transactions during that period, including numerous international debt financings and initial public offerings.

He joins Dorsey from the Hong Kong office of Troutman Sanders LLP, where he was a partner. Before joining Troutman Sanders in 2010, Mr. Sevack was a Partner in the Hong Kong office of Paul Hastings LLP and, before that, he was a partner in the Hong Kong office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and an associate in the New York and Hong Kong offices of Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP. Mr. Sevack is a member of the New York bar and a Hong Kong Registered Foreign Lawyer.

“Joe is a great addition to the Firm,” noted Dorsey Managing Partner Ken Cutler. “He brings us a wealth of experience in Asia capital markets and other transactional work that will add tremendously to our strong Asian presence.”

“I am delighted to join Dorsey and its great team of capital markets, banking and M&A lawyers in Asia and Firm-wide,” noted Mr. Sevack. “The Firm has an exceptional group of lawyers focused on Asia with a great track record, and I look forward to working together with them.”

About Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Clients have relied on Dorsey since 1912 as a valued business partner. With locations across the United States and in Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey provides an integrated, proactive approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey represents a number of the world's most successful companies from a wide range of industries, including leaders in the banking, energy, food and agribusiness, health care, mining and natural resources, and public-private project development sectors, as well as major non-profit and government entities.

 

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