Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP has announced that Christopher S. Augustine has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department.
Mr. Augustine joins the firm from the Corporate and Securities Practice Group at Jenkins & Gilchrist Parker Chapin LLP, where he was a shareholder. Mr. Augustine is being joined by associate David J. Levine.
Mr. Augustine focuses his practice on corporate and securities law, with particular emphasis on private placement of debt and equity securities. He represents private investment funds in their investment in public and private equities. He represents financial institutions and corporate clients in secured loan transactions and acquisitions, and has counseled corporate clients in debt restructuring. His experience also includes the acquisition and sale of lease and loan portfolios, equipment leasing and software licensing.