Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP (WTP) is pleased to announce Brian M. Nestor has joined the firm as counsel in its Business Reorganization and Bankruptcy practice. Nestor is admitted to practice in Maryland and Virginia and is a member of the Maryland Bar Association, the Maryland Bankruptcy Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.
Prior to joining WTP, Nestor practiced with Linowes and Blocher in Bethesda, Md. Nestor also has experience as an investment banking senior associate where he advised businesses with respect to mergers and acquisitions and capital formation. He earned an MBA in 2005 from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, received his JD from the Notre Dame Law School in 2000, and received a BS in Finance from Florida State University in 1996.
Paul M. Nussbaum, head of the firm’s Business Reorganization and Bankruptcy practice, said, “Brian’s experience as both a restructuring lawyer and a former investment banker adds further depth to our team. We are thrilled to have him join us.”
Nestor joins another recent WTP Bankruptcy hire, Brad Englander, to bring the complement of WTP’s full-time bankruptcy and restructuring lawyers up to 24. Recently, Law360 Litigation Almanac for 2009 ranked WTP as having the sixth largest concentration of bankruptcy lawyers in the country. This team includes one lawyer listed in Chambers USA by Chambers and Partners, two lawyers listed as Best Lawyers in America by Woodward/White, one lawyer named a “Local Litigation Star” in Benchmark Litigation by Legal Media Group/Euromoney PLC, and seven lawyers identified as Maryland or Virginia Super Lawyers by Key Professional Media.
The attorneys at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their business goals through strategic legal counsel. We serve our clients across the nation and around the globe, wherever your business takes us, from our base of six offices in the mid-Atlantic region.