Ice Miller LLP is pleased to announce five new Firm partners effective Jan. 1, 2018. The new partners are: Michael Allen, Eileen Moore, Blake Schulz, Cathy Strauss and Chase Stuart.
Michael Allen focuses his practice on representative financings, including single- and multi-family housing projects, airports, municipal gas utilities, municipal water utilities, higher education institutions, Indiana’s State Revolving Fund Program and temporary tax anticipation warrants for political subdivisions. Additionally, Michael has served as bond counsel for governments and governmental issuers and underwriter’s counsel on a variety of tax-exempt and taxable state and municipal bond issues, including general obligation and revenue bonds, special taxing district bonds, tax increment financings and economic development bonds.
Eileen Moore focuses her practice on business litigation and risk management. She frequently assists clients with fiduciary matters (i.e. trust and estate litigation), employment disputes and matters involving requests for emergency injunctive relief. Eileen has represented personal representatives, trustees and beneficiaries in matters involving challenges to wills and trusts and disputes regarding the interpretation, implementation and administration of wills and trusts. She has argued cases involving contested estate and trust issues.
Blake Schulz focuses his practice in the area of commercial real estate law where he assists clients in all phases of commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition, finance, development, leasing, land use and zoning phases. Blake has extensive experience representing clients, including regional and national real estate developers, in connection with the acquisition, disposition and leasing of office, retail, industrial, multi-family and mixed-use developments throughout the country.
Cathy Strauss is an adviser and advocate for employers with workforces in Ohio and nationally. She is also a skilled coach to human resource professionals and business executives. Preferring practical outcomes based on a keen knowledge of the law and common sense judgment, Cathy is an effective adviser in managing risks and conflict avoidance. When disputes are unavoidable, Cathy is a tenacious trial attorney, having successfully represented employers and businesses in all types of legal proceedings.
Chase Stuart represents a variety of private equity funds, mezzanine funds and junior capital providers, family offices and independent sponsors. He provides strategic and legal advice in their investment and general corporate strategies, including leveraged buyouts, financings (representing both borrowers and lenders), growth capital transactions, early and late stage private equity investments and secondary transactions. He also represents large U.S. and foreign corporations in connection with general corporation matters, including their investment and M&A activities.
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