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Rimon Law welcomes Financial Services attorneys Ken Weinberg and Jen Howard in its first Alabama office in Birmingham

News Ken Weinberg Ken Weinberg · Jen Howard Jen Howard · February 24, 2020

Birmingham — Opening its 31st office globally, Rimon Law welcomes Financial Services Partner Ken Weinberg and Counsel Jen Howard to its new Birmingham, Alabama office.

Mr. Weinberg and Ms. Howard join Rimon from Baker Donelson where Mr. Weinberg held the position of Shareholder and Ms. Howard as Counsel.

Mr. Weinberg focuses his practice on the equipment leasing and finance industry, representing the full range of participants, equipment, facilities, and structures. He regularly publishes articles and lectures on issues that are unique to this vital part of the economy.

Ms. Howard represents banks, captive finance companies, financial institutions, and other participants in connection with project finance, equipment leasing, and equipment finance transactions. Her experience includes advising clients in connection with construction loans, term loans, and other types of financings related to energy generation facilities, such as anaerobic digesters, landfill-gas-to-energy facilities, solar facilities, and natural-gas-fired plants.

“With equipment leasing and financing playing an ever-increasing role in our global economy, companies need high-level representation to handle the complex issues that they face when entering into lending and financing arrangements. With their years of experience, Ken and Jen have established themselves as two of the top practitioners in the field. We’re very glad to welcome them to Rimon and have them join our leading Financial Services team,” said Michael Moradzadeh, Rimon’s CEO  

At Rimon, Mr. Weinberg and Ms. Howard will join a deep and talented Financial Services group with significant experience in a broad range of domestic, international and cross-border financing transactions, and adds to its excellent Leveraged Finance team that includes Q. Scott Kaye, Emma Larson, and Suzanne L’Hernault. With Rimon’s unique business model, Mr. Weinberg and Ms. Howard can develop a customized plan and service to best fit the needs of each of their clients.

“I am honored and excited to join such a selective, forward-thinking and flexible international law firm, and was immediately drawn to the creative manner in which the firm combines the key strengths of a traditional law firm with the new flexibility of a digital age, as well as the talented group of entrepreneurial lawyers attracted by the firm’s cutting-edge approach. In a world where quality services are always expected, and efficiency is increasingly being demanded, Rimon has uniquely positioned itself as a law firm of the new age.” said Mr. Weinberg.

In addition, Mr. Weinberg has been awarded am AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rating by Martindale-Hubbell which recognizes lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards. He has also been selected by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™ as a "Top Rated Lawyer in Lawyers in Banking & Finance Law".

Mr. Weinberg earned his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude, where he was the Executive Articles Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property, and a B.A. from Vanderbilt University, magna cum laude.

Ms. Howard earned her J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude, where she was the Managing Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property, and a B.A. from Vanderbilt University, magna cum laude

Rimon is a highly selective international law firm, consistently recognized for its excellence, innovation, and teamwork throughout its 31 offices in eight countries and three continents. Rimon's decentralized, distributed model allows for greater efficiency and collaboration to better serve our clients.

Rimon was named Alternative Law Firm of the Year for 2019 by The American Lawyer Magazine’s the Recorder. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America's most innovative law firms. The firm’s Managing Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.