Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Vincenzo Paparo, a veteran corporate attorney, has joined the firm's New York office as a partner. Mr. Paparo, who represents regional, national and international financial institutions, was previously a shareholder at Buchanan Ingersoll.
Mr. Paparo has represented financial institutions as counsel for the agent in syndicated domestic and international commercial workouts and bankruptcy proceedings. He has negotiated and drafted stipulations of settlement, forbearance, interim management and operating agreements.
Before joining Buchanan Ingersoll, he served as vice president and in-house counsel for Fleet Financial Group.Earlier in his career, he served as in-house counsel for Summit Bancorp and was a vice president at Mid Atlantic Bank.
Mr. Paparo joins the firm's corporate department, which has more than 140 lawyers. The department specializes in five core areas of business law: Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Securities, Finance and Bankruptcy.