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Finkelstein Appointed Dykema Dallas Office Managing Member

January 24, 2013

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that William B. Finkelstein, a Member of the firm’s Corporate Finance Department and Business Bankruptcy Practice has become Office Managing Member of the firm’s Dallas office. He succeeds former Dallas Office Managing Member Darrell Jordan.

Finkelstein focuses his practice on providing general business and strategic advice to clients in a broad spectrum of industries, including manufacturing, metals recycling, jewelry, retail, medical-dental equipment and real estate.

In addition to providing general business advice, Finkelstein also focuses his practice on counseling clients on commercial transactions, acquisitions and minimizing insolvency risks in structuring business transactions, representing clients in acquisitions of businesses and assets from troubled companies, and representing official committees in bankruptcy cases.

He also has substantial experience representing businesses, investors and financial institutions in workout transactions, restructurings, bankruptcies and litigation. He has represented lenders, exporters and importers and technology-based firms in a wide variety of commercial litigation and insolvency matters

Previously, Finkelstein served as a law clerk for the Honorable Thomas M. Reavley, then Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas. Finkelstein is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys. He is also a member of the Dallas Board of Israel Bonds and the Jewish Federation Greater Dallas, and serves on the Advisory Board of the University of North Texas Jewish Studies Program.

He received a J.D., cum laude, graduating second in his class, from Baylor Law School and a B.A. from The University of Texas.

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