NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Otterbourg P.C. announced today that highly respected litigator Sandor Frankel has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Mr. Frankel’s practice focuses on general litigation and business litigation.
Mr. Frankel was a founding partner of Frankel & Abrams, a boutique litigation firm. He will continue in his position as one of four trustees of The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, which is among the nation’s largest charitable foundations.
“Sandy is one of the most respected and multifaceted lawyers in New York, and he will be a great addition to Otterbourg,” said Daniel Wallen, Otterbourg’s chairman. “The firm and our clients will benefit from his legal and business expertise and wise counsel. Everyone at the firm is looking forward to working with Sandy.”
Mr. Frankel received his B.A. from New York University and LL.B. from Harvard Law School. After beginning his legal career as a staff member of the White House Task Force on Crime and as Temporary Counsel to the National Commission for Reform of Federal Criminal Laws, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, D.C. He left to become an associate in Fried Frank Harris Shriver and Jacobson, and then formed Bender and Frankel, one of the city’s preeminent white-collar criminal law boutiques, which evolved into the litigation firm Frankel & Abrams. He is the author of several books and received the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Beyond A Reasonable Doubt.
“It is important to me, after having my own firm for so many years, to join a well-established and forward-looking firm known for its integrity and high-quality work, and that is Otterbourg,” Mr. Frankel said. “This move provides me with an exciting opportunity to expand my practice and assist my clients in many other areas while working with a talented group of lawyers for whom I have great respect.”
About Otterbourg P.C.
Otterbourg P.C. offers clients a unique combination of legal insight and practical solutions and is known for its integrity, legal expertise, stability and business knowledge. The firm, established more than 100 years ago, regularly represents clients in matters of national and international scope, including banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, asset-based lenders, and high net-worth individuals. The firm’s practice areas include domestic and cross-border financings, litigation and alternative dispute resolutions, real estate, restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions, and trusts and estates.