Rimon Law welcomes Corporate partner Greg Krafka in its new Houston office
News Greg Krafka · July 16, 2020
Rimon Law is proud to welcome Corporate attorney Greg Krafka as a partner in its new Houston, Texas office.
Mr. Krafka joins Rimon from Winstead PC, where he was a Shareholder. Mr. Krafka focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, joint ventures, corporate governance, and commercial agreements. He also regularly serves as outside general counsel for private company clients.
Mr. Krafka represents oil and gas, the broader energy, and technology sector clients. He also assists companies in the petrochemicals, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and real estate industries. Mr. Krafka is the fifth corporate partner to join Rimon in 2020. The firm has also added Debbie Klis (D.C.), Alan Chen (L.A.), Richard Ernest (Dubai), and Dirk Hamann (Berlin), all of whom have worked on industry-shaping deals in recent years. The Corporate team advises companies ranging from early-stage enterprises to large public corporations, as well as private equity funds and financial institutions, in a wide range of sophisticated transactions and matters.
“At a time when the energy sector is undergoing so much upheaval, we are very happy to welcome Greg, who has in-depth experience in guiding sophisticated transactions for some of the leading energy industry companies, to a successful conclusion. We are also glad to continue to expand in the critical Texas market, where Greg joins our partner Thomas Fawell,” said Michael Moradzadeh, CEO of Rimon Law.
Prior to starting his law career, Mr. Krafka was a Fulbright Scholar in Hong Kong, where he conducted empirical economic research. He also served in the U.S. Army Reserves, rising to the rank of Sergeant/Squad Leader.
He also previously worked as a corporate attorney at Skadden Arps and Baker Botts.
“I am very excited to be at Rimon,” said Mr. Krafka. “I decided to join Rimon because of the excellence of its lawyers, its commitment to client service, and the firm’s innovative and more efficient business model, which eliminates substantial overhead and bureaucracy. Rimon’s unique infrastructure will allow me to better serve clients in a more cost efficient and responsive manner. I am excited about the opportunities this move opens up, and I am looking forward to sharing these opportunities with my clients.”
Mr. Krafka earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School where he was Senior Editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, an M.A. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where he was magna cum laude, and a B.S. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he was a Chancellor’s Scholar.
Rimon has 32 offices across four continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation and 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.