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Arnold & Porter Again Expands Corporate & Finance Practice, Partner Scott Berson Joins in New York Office

May 12, 2022

NEW YORK, MAY 12, 2022—Arnold & Porter announced today that Scott Berson has joined the firm’s Corporate & Finance practice as a partner, resident in New York.

Richard M. Alexander, Chairman of Arnold & Porter, said: “Growing our Corporate & Finance practice continues to be a high priority for Arnold & Porter and Scott’s addition builds upon our existing outstanding structured finance capabilities.”

Derek Stoldt, co-chair of the firm’s Corporate & Finance practice, said: “Scott’s tremendous experience in structured finance will complement our talented team as we continue to expand our corporate and finance capabilities to meet the growing transactional needs of our clients. His arrival will add depth to our integrated transactional platform.”

Mr. Berson represents lenders and borrowers in connection with structured and conventional financings, both secured and unsecured, and corporate clients in other transactional matters. His practice focuses on receivables transactions, including those structured as “true sales” and represents both purchasers and sellers in matters involving not only direct transfers, but also those structured as sales through supply chain platforms. He also has broad-based finance experience across industry sectors, including renewable energy and industrial equipment, fuel cell equipment, commodities, cloud services, auto parts, chemicals, technical support pharmaceuticals and fintech.

In joining the firm, Mr. Berson said: “I am delighted to join Arnold & Porter’s highly-regarded Corporate & Finance practice. I look forward to working alongside a talented team of lawyers to collaborate on trade finance matters, infrastructure deals and cross-border financing transactions.” 

Mr. Berson earned his JD from New York University School of Law and his BA from Amherst College, with honors.

Mr. Berson’s arrival follows the recent addition of Alex Gendzier and Chris Willott (New York), Christopher Anderson (Chicago), Sara Glover and Pantea Garroussi (Denver), Marc Isaacs (London), and Hyung Soo Kim (Seoul).

About Arnold & Porter's Corporate and Finance Practice

Arnold & Porter’s Corporate and Finance practice represents sovereign nations and sub-sovereign and quasi-governmental issuers in capital markets and financing transactions; corporate issuers and underwriters in registered and unregistered issuances of equity and debt, ranging from emerging companies in venture capital financings and IPOs to large-cap public companies in SEC-registered offerings and continuing reporting and compliance; banks and non-bank lenders and borrowers in secured loan transactions; private equity firms and public and private corporations in all manner of mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions; and hedge funds, private equity funds, and other investment vehicles in their formation, product development, and regulatory compliance. The Corporate and Finance practice is closely integrated with other leading practice groups at the firm, thereby providing a full-service solution for our clients.

About Arnold & Porter

With nearly 1,000 lawyers practicing in 13 offices around the globe, Arnold & Porter serves clients across 40 distinct practice areas. The firm offers 100 years of renowned regulatory expertise, sophisticated litigation and transactional practices, and leading multidisciplinary offerings in the life sciences and financial services industries.

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