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Courtney Solcher Marcus Returns to Weil as Partner in Dallas Office

International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Courtney Solcher Marcus has rejoined the Firm as a partner in the Firm’s Global Finance Practice, based in the Dallas office.

Weil’s Global Finance Practice provides “one-stop shopping” on highly complex financings and international deal execution and local law advice in many of the world’s key jurisdictions.

“We are delighted to welcome Courtney back to the Firm and to the Dallas office,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “She joins our top-ranked Global Finance Practice. Her broad experience in financing matters will be of enormous benefit to our clients, many of whom already know and respect Courtney. As a former Weil partner, she knows the Firm’s culture and, in particular, the talents of the partners in the Dallas office and throughout the Firm. She will be a great addition for Weil.”

Glenn West, Managing Partner of the Firm’s Dallas office and member of the Firm’s Management Committee, said: “Courtney is consistently recognized as a leader in the legal industry and in the community, and I am excited to work with her once again. Courtney will lead a talented group of lawyers resident in the Dallas office who are well integrated into the Firm’s Global Finance Practice.”

Dan Dokos, head of Weil’s Global Finance Practice and a member of the Firm’s Management Committee, commented: “We are excited to have Courtney back as part of our team. She will be an integral part of our Global Finance Practice, focused on serving a number of our most important corporate, private equity and energy clients on their financing matters.”

Ms. Marcus, 40, who was most recently a partner of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, a member of Norton Rose Fulbright, in Dallas, has substantial experience representing private equity firms and consortia, public and private corporate borrowers, financial institutions, and other investors in a wide variety of financing transactions. Her expertise includes leveraged acquisition and recapitalization transactions, bridge and mezzanine financing, cash flow and asset-based lending, debtor-in-possession financing, and loan restructurings and workouts. She has been named among the list of “Best Lawyers in America” for banking and finance and the list of “Texas Women Lawyers” by Best Lawyers. She has also been ranked by Chambers USA for Business, Banking & Finance for the past eight years.

Ms. Marcus commented: “I am very pleased to be rejoining Weil and to once again work with the Firm’s incredibly talented lawyers across the globe. Weil’s strong Private Equity, Corporate and Global Finance practices and commitment to client service provide an ideal platform for me to further build my practice. I look forward to collaborating with my partners to continue to strengthen the Firm’s leading positions in these areas.”

This news appeared in the following outlets (may require registration/subscription):

  • Law360: Weil Builds Dallas Office With Norton Rose Finance Partner (November 18, 2013)
  • Bloomberg: Finance Partner Marcus Returns to Weil Gotshal in Dallas Office (November 19, 2013)
  • The Deal: Movers & shakers: Nov. 20, 2013 (November 19, 2013)
  • Dallas Business Journal: Courtney Marcus | People on the Move (November 20, 2013)
  • IFLR1000: Weil Gotshal & Manges regains former partner in Texas (November 27, 2013)
  • The Lawyer: Moves 2 December (December 2, 2013)