Proskauer Welcomes New Lateral Hires

Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 11:56

Proskauer continues the expansion of the firm’s antitrust capabilities and presence with the addition of litigator Alan R. Kusinitz as senior counsel in the New York office. Mr. Kusinitz comes to Proskauer from Weil, Gotshal & Manges, where he practiced in the firm’s antitrust and competition group. He will continue to focus on complex litigation, including all aspects of antitrust, trade regulation and intellectual property litigation, and provide advice on government investigations, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, foreign filings and unfair competition issues.

Mr. Kusinitz previously served as an assistant attorney general to the Antitrust Bureau in the New York State Attorney General’s Office providing trial, industry, IP and economic advice. He also spent more than 10 years at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, where he was responsible for securities and antitrust transactional advice as well as securities, criminal and civil antitrust, intellectual property, product liability, commercial, insurance, civil rights, class action, tort, and bankruptcy litigations.

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Timothy W. Mungovan has joined Proskauer as a partner in the Boston office. Mr. Mungovan was the founder and leader of the Private Fund Disputes team and was formerly the Practice Group Leader of the Commercial Litigation and Financial Services and Securities Litigation Practice Groups at Nixon Peabody.

Mr. Mungovan will continue to focus his practice on litigation involving private investment funds and fund sponsors, including hedge funds, private equity funds, venture funds, and other investment vehicles. He has represented funds, fund sponsors, investment advisers, managers, principals, feeder funds, institutional and individual investors in various disputes, including control contests, partnership disputes, securities claims, restructurings, general partner removals and claims of fraud.

In addition to his private investment fund disputes practice, Mr. Mungovan has experience in a variety of complex disputes, including securities, fiduciary duties, fraud and trade secrets litigation, as well as government investigations and regulatory matters. Mr. Mungovan was recognized by Chambers USA for Commercial Litigation in Massachusetts in 2010 and 2011.

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For the third time, Proskauer partner Jon Oram has been named among the “Forty Under 40” most influential executives in the sports industry byStreet & Smith’s Sports Business Journal. The publication also inducted Mr. Oram into its “Forty Under 40 Hall of Fame” – a distinction reserved for individuals who have appeared on the list on three occasions.

Mr. Oram is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the Sports Law Group at Proskauer. As part of his broad-based transactional practice, he has represented a wide range of sports clients, including the National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Jets, among others.