RK&O promotes Margaret Meyers and Kevin Rubinstein to Partner, Robert Waldner to Counsel

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January 1, 2019

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is pleased to announce that Margaret Winterkorn Meyers and Kevin Rubinstein have been named partners in the firm and Robert Waldner has been elevated to counsel.

“Margaret, Kevin and Bob have consistently demonstrated the highest level of leadership, talent and commitment to client service, and we are proud to recognize their accomplishments and dedication to RK&O,” said Jennifer Grady, managing partner of the firm. “Margaret’s extensive experience in civil litigation and regulatory enforcement matters is a tremendous benefit to clients, while Kevin and Bob have broadened the expertise of the firm’s corporate and finance transactions group in the areas of commercial lending transactions and distressed debt.”

Ms. Meyers practices in the firm’s Investigations & Enforcement and Civil Litigation practice groups and is based in the New York office. She represents institutional and individual clients in regulatory and white collar criminal proceedings, internal investigations, and complex commercial civil litigation. Ms. Meyers is a member of the Federal Bar Council American Inn of Court, and she clerked for the Hon. Kiyo A. Matsumoto of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the Hon. Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She earned a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she served as an articles editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review and was a James Kent Scholar, and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Harvard College.

Mr. Rubinstein practices in the firm’s Corporate & Finance Transactions practice group and specializes in commercial lending transactions. Based in the firm’s New York office, he regularly represents investment banks, private equity funds and other financial institutions in connection with a variety of direct lending transactions, as well as investments in syndicated loans in the secondary market. Mr. Rubinstein received his J.D., summa cum laude, from New York Law School and his B.S., cum laude, from Cornell University.

Mr. Waldner practices in the firm’s Corporate & Finance Transactions practice group, where he specializes in secondary distressed and high-yield debt transactions. Based in the firm’s New York office, he represents banks, broker-dealers, investment funds and other financial institutions in connection with the purchase and sale of various par and distressed assets, including bank loans, debt and equity securities, and claims against bankruptcy estates. Mr. Waldner earned his J.D., cum laude, from University of Michigan Law School and his B.S.E. from Duke University.