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Rimon Law Welcomes Finance and Restructuring Attorney, Douglas Schneller, as Partner to its New York City Office

News Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · May 01, 2017

(New York City) May 1, 2017 – Rimon is joined by finance and insolvency attorney, Douglas Schneller, as Partner in its New York City office.

Mr. Schneller handles a broad range of complex transactional matters involving bank finance and lending; restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency; trade and receivable finance; par, distressed and secondary investing and trading; and general corporate matters. 

A portion of Mr. Schneller’s practice emphasizes investments and trading in syndicated and bilateral loans, loan portfolios, securities, claims, derivatives and other interests in domestic and international obligors and debtors in, near or emerging from financial distress, using LSTA, LMA and bespoke documentation. He also advises clients regarding bankruptcy, reorganization, intercreditor and creditors’ rights matters.

Mr. Schneller joins Rimon from Winston & Strawn LLP, where he was also partner. Prior to that, he was Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

At Rimon, Mr. Schneller expands its Restructuring group, which includes Paul Jasper, Phil Wang, and Pamela Egan in San Francisco, Juan Zuniga in San Diego, Dina Chowdhury and Q. Scott Kaye in Los Angeles, and Magdalena Bragun in Seattle.

"We are excited to have Douglas on our team. He brings extensive experience in finance to our growing office in New York, helping to better serve our corporate and financial clients around the world," said Rimon CEO Michael Moradzadeh.

Rimon, which has 17 offices internationally, is at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America's most innovative law firms. The firm’s managing partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.

Mr. Schneller received his J.D. from New York University School of Law. He received his M.A. from Columbia University, and his B.A. from Drew University.