Los Angeles, CA, June 15, 2011—Baker Hostetler announced that Marc L. Benezra has joined the firm as Partner in its Los Angeles, CA office. Benezra, formerly with Reish & Reicher, P.C. (formerly Reish, Reicher, Luftman & Cohen, P.C.) is a member of the firm’s Business Group and Real Estate Team.
Benezra focuses his practice on real estate and real estate financing, including commercial loan acquisition and disposition, commercial loan workout/restructuring and defending solvent commercial guarantors in connection with distressed real estate assets/loans. Benezra received his B.A. and M.B.A. from University of California, Los Angeles and his J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of Law.
“Marc enhances a key strength of the Los Angeles office, building on Baker Hostetler’s reputation as a top-tier real estate firm,” said John F. Cermak, managing partner of the Los Angeles office. “His experience broadens our firm’s well established real estate practice.”
“The addition of Marc to our outstanding core of attorneys in Los Angeles demonstrates Baker Hostetler’s commitment to smart growth in Los Angeles and nationwide,” said John Gherlein, chair of Baker Hostetler’s Business Group.
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