Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP Announces New Managing Partner

January 8, 2014

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP today announced that Jennifer Grady has been named managing partner of the Firm.  Grady succeeds Kenneth Werner who has served as managing partner for the past four years.  

Ms. Grady joined RK&O in 2004 and is a partner in the Firm’s corporate group.  She has substantial experience representing banks, broker-dealers, funds and other financial institutions in connection with transactions in the derivatives, distressed debt and claims trading markets. She has also advised trade organizations and financial institutions in connection with the evolving regulatory treatment of loan-based derivative transactions.  Ms. Grady is a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee.  

“We are extremely grateful to Ken for his leadership over the past four years,” said Lee S. Richards, a founding partner of the Firm. “Jennifer steps into this role with proven management experience and an excellent track record in leading successful practices.  Her impressive legal talent, knowledge of our clients’ needs, and industry expertise will be of great value as she guides RK&O into the future.”