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Goulston & Storrs Bolsters its Capital Markets Group; Yaacov Gross Joins New York Office  

April 1, 2011Press Releases

New York (April 1, 2011) – Strengthening its notable capital markets practice, Goulston & Storrs announced today that Yaacov M. Gross has joined the firm’s New York office as a Co-Chair of the firm’s capital markets group. Yaacov, whose practice is international and crosses multiple platforms, was most recently head of Morrison Foerster’s Real Estate Securities Practice Group.

Working extensively with REITs and other real estate entities in the US and abroad, Yaacov’s practice focuses on developers and institutional investors in real estate. Complimenting Goulston & Storrs thriving capital markets practice, he also maintains an active general corporate practice, working with public and private companies in their formative stages, both in the U.S. and in Israel. Yaacov represents “REGAL” companies (companies in the real estate, gaming and lodging industries).

Yaacov stated, “Goulston & Storrs has the depth and resources which are squarely aligned with my practice focus, making this move a perfect fit for me and my clients.” He added, “I’m excited and committed to playing a significant role in guiding the continued growth of the firm’s capital markets practice in New York and beyond.”

Martin Fantozzi, co-managing director of Goulston & Storrs said, “As we continue to build capital markets strength in New York, we are absolutely delighted to welcome an industry leader like Yaacov to our firm. His strong practice complements the work we are doing with our clients in the US, Israel, Canada, Asia and Europe.”

Mr. Gross received his M.B.A from New York University in 1981 and his LL.B. from Israel’s Bar-Ilan University Law School in 1976. He is admitted to the bar in both New York and Israel.

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