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Jeffrey Fine Joins Dykema In Dallas

Strengthens Firm's National Bankruptcy and Restructuring Capabilities

February 22, 2011

DALLAS—Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Jeffrey R. Fine to its Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group as a member in the firm's Dallas office. Prior to joining Dykema, Fine was a partner with K&L Gates LLP.

Fine maintains a complex bankruptcy and insolvency practice focusing on creditor workouts. Representing creditors, debtors and creditor committees, Fine has been involved in significant bankruptcy cases throughout the United States and has developed creative and cost effective solutions for clients in troubled situations. He has particular experience working with clients in the financial, investment banking, manufacturing, aviation, and environment-related industries.

"Jeff's diverse client base and extraordinary reputation in the business bankruptcy and creditors' rights areas broadens our reach and opportunities, not only in Texas, but nationally as well," said Rex E. Schlaybaugh, Jr., Dykema's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are excited to welcome Jeff to our team, as his arrival underscores the firm's commitment to attracting top legal talent in Dallas."

Fine's arrival represents the latest move in the continued expansion of the firm's Dallas office, which has recently added intellectual property attorney David Henry and litigator Mark Sales.

Fine is a member of the American Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Criminal Justice Act Panel of the Northern District of Texas, and various nonprofit boards.

He received a J.D from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a B.A. from Columbia University.

Fine joins Dykema's seasoned team of bankruptcy attorneys with vast experience in debtor-creditor laws and all aspects of law surrounding financially troubled companies. These attorneys work closely with clients to understand their goals and develop strategies to achieve those goals. Dykema uses a team approach to handle complex workouts or bankruptcies efficiently and effectively.