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News November 24, 2014

Reynolds, Urda Kassis Named Law360 MVP Award-Winners

Financial regulatory partner Barney Reynolds (London) and project finance partner Cynthia Urda Kassis (New York) were named Law360 MVPs, selected by Law360 editors from more than 800 submissions from the top law firms in the world. The Law360 MVP Awards are given to those elite attorneys who have worked on high-stakes litigation, record-breaking deals and complex global matters during the past year.

Reynolds, who is recognized by clients as a "top practitioner" and by the Financial Times as a legal innovator (finalist), advises banks, investment banks, broker-dealers, infrastructure providers, fund managers and other market participants on their businesses in the London and European markets. His practice focuses on regulation, business strategy and legal risk management, including in the context of cross-border legal, regulatory and insolvency regimes.

Urda Kassis, who has also been recognized as “Dealmaker of the Year” by The American Lawyer and “Projects/Energy Lawyer of the Year” by Chambers & Partners,  represents sponsors/borrowers and lenders in project, finance and joint venture transactions worldwide, with extensive experience in the energy, infrastructure, mining and general manufacturing industries, as well as in power and infrastructure restructurings.