Debevoise & Plimpton names two new counsel
Debevoise & Plimpton has announced that Brandon C Gruner and Le V Lam have been named counsel to the firm effective 1 October 2013.
Gruner, resident in the firm’s New York office, is a member of Debevoise & Plimpton’s corporate department and its intellectual property (IP) practice group. His practice focuses on IP rights and privacy issues in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and secured financings; trademark, copyright and software licensing; and branding, distribution, development and services agreements involving IP.
He also regularly counsels clients on trademark and copyright law, IP and IT separation issues in spin-off and carve-out transactions and IP disclosures in public and private offerings.
Gruner has experience in the media, telecommunications, entertainment, fashion, energy, insurance and private-equity industries.
Lam, also resident in the law firm’s New York office, is a member of Debevoise & Plimpton’s corporate department and its aviation practice group. He focuses on finance and capital markets transactions and has experience in the airline and private-equity industries.
In particular, Lam has advised airlines on numerous enhanced equipment trust certificate and equity offerings, as well as private mortgages and leasing transactions.
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