Buchalter Nemer Expands In California And Arizona

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Oct. 4, 2011. Buchalter Nemer is growing across two major practice areas firmwide: Bank and Finance and Health Care. The Firm added two Shareholders, one Of Counsel and one Associate to its Bank and Finance Practice Group, one of the firm's core competencies. Anthony Callobre and John Connolly joined the Firm from Bingham McCutchen, bringing with them Associate Shadi Enos. Connolly is based in San Francisco, while Callobre splits his time between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Alexander Zolfaghari, who is Of Counsel to the Firm, has joined the Firm's Scottsdale office. Immediately prior to relocating to Arizona, Zolfaghari was a Partner at Blank Rome in New York and Philadelphia. "Buchalter Nemer has long served the banking community by providing sophisticated and efficient legal services at competitive rates," said Farhad Bahar, Chair of the Firm's Bank and Finance Practice Group. "This combination has allowed us to attract the talent of outstanding attorneys in the field, such as Tony Callobre, John Connolly and Alex Zolfaghari. Callobre, Connolly and Zolfaghari add depth and support to the Firm's market-leading asset-based finance and factoring practices, and bring additional expertise to the Firm in the areas of national syndicated credits, entertainment finance, technology lending and letters of credit." Buchalter Nemer's Bank and Finance Practice represents regional, national and international banks, commercial finance companies, asset-based lenders, specialty lenders, mortgage companies, factors and equipment lessors in secured and unsecured financing transactions. Among the industries represented are agriculture, aircraft, cable industries, film financing, gaming, health care, intellectual property, satellite, technology, telecommunications, medical equipment and wineries. The Firm also added two Shareholders in Health Care: Julie Simer in Orange County and Mitchell Olejko, in San Francisco...

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