Willkie Farr Creates Office Of Chairman

Sunday, June 1, 2008 - 00:00

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has announced the formation of an Office of the Chairman, to be led by current Chairman Jack H. Nusbaum.

The office will include two newly appointed vice chairmen, New York corporate partners Thomas M. Cerabino and Steven J. Gartner. Mr. Cerabino and Mr. Gartner are currently members of the firm's Executive Committee and co-chairs of the Corporate and Financial Services Department. In addition, Mr. Cerabino is co-chair of the M&A practice, and Mr. Gartner is co-chair of the Private Equity Practice.

Both Mr. Cerabino and Mr. Gartner have been with the firm for more than 20 years.

Mr. Nusbaum said: "This is an important step in the evolution of the leadership of our firm. Tom and Steve have been recognized for some time as the next generation of leadership. I look forward to working closely with them during the balance of my tenure as chairman."