Suzanne S. Mayes, a partner in the Public Finance Department in the Philadelphia office, hosted the first annual Saul Ewing LLP-sponsored Mid-Atlantic Women's Public Finance Forum at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Philadelphia on May 19. The half-day conference was well-attended by prominent women in the public finance industry.
"The attendees benefited professionally and personally," Ms. Mayes said. "We provided women professionals with substantive education on public finance issues and an opportunity to learn from one another."
Ms. Mayes concentrates her practice in municipal finance and project finance law. She serves as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, borrower's counsel, and special counsel to a variety of clients in the implementation and financing of major capital projects and debt refinancing for public, for-profit, and nonprofit entities.
She has served as Chairman of the Tax-Exempt Finance Committee in the Business Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and as a Board Member for the Committee on Women in the Profession of the Pennslvania Bar Association.
Robert M. Greenbaum, a Partner in Saul Ewing's Bankruptcy Department, spoke at the Third Annual Turnaround Management Association's Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium, held last month at Caesar's Atlantic City Hotel and Casino. Mr. Greenbaum participated in a panel discussing Financing Alternatives in 2005 and Beyond for an audience of turnaround professionals from the Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Chesapeake TMA chapters.
Mr. Greenbaum concentrates his practice in bankruptcy and out-of-court workouts representing debtors, trustees, secured and unsecured creditors, and creditors' committees. Mr. Greenbaum was designated a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by Philadelphia Magazineand Law and Politicsmagazine for 2005.