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Stroock Honored By M&A Advisor At The 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

New York, NY, November 24, 2014 -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, DC, won the Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year (Over $250MM) award at M&A Advisor's 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala.  Stroock was among more than 130 nominees, representing over 600 companies, who were finalists for the awards. 

Stroock received the award for its representation of Brock Fiduciary Services LLC, the independent fiduciary to the United Auto Workers Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (the VEBA), in the sale of the VEBA's 41.5% minority interest in Chrysler Group LLC to Fiat S.p.A.  The deal closed on January 21, 2014.  The Stroock team, led by Martin Neidell (Corporate) and Mark Wintner (ERISA), included Todd Lenson (Corporate), Jordan Rosenbaum (Corporate) and Jeffrey Uffner (Tax). 

The M&A Advisor has been presenting, recognizing the achievement of and facilitating connections between the world's leading mergers and acquisitions, financing and turnaround professionals with a comprehensive range of services since 1998.  The M&A Advisor Awards, widely respected as a pinnacle of achievement in the industry, recognize excellence in deal making, restructuring and financing, celebrating the contributions and achievements of leading firms and professionals. 

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP is a law firm providing transactional and litigation guidance to leading multinational corporations, investment banks and private equity firms in the U.S. and abroad.  Stroock's emphasis on client service and innovation has made it one of the nation's leading law firms for 138 years.  Stroock's practice areas include capital markets/securities, commercial finance, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity, private funds, commodities and derivatives, employment law and benefits, energy and project finance, entertainment, environmental law, financial restructuring, financial services litigation, government relations, insurance, intellectual property, investment management, litigation, national security/CFIUS, personal client services, real estate, structured finance and tax.  For more information, please visit Stroock's website at www.stroock.com

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