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Oren M. Chaplin Named Co-Chair of Corporate & Business Law Practice at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden P.C.


Pashman Stein Walder Hayden P.C. is pleased to announce that Oren M. Chaplin has been named co-chair of the firm’s Corporate & Business Law practice, effective January 1, 2022. He joins partner Bruce Ackerman in leading the department comprised of business attorneys who have experience and expertise in advising and assisting with company and individual transactions and legal issues.

“Since joining Pashman Stein, Oren has demonstrated exceptional client service, skill and leadership and successfully spearheaded multiple transactions, including a significant corporate transaction on behalf of a long-time firm client,” said Managing Partner Michael S. Stein. “Oren represents the next generation of practice leaders and I’m confident that his experience and innovative approach will enhance our Corporate & Business Law practice and help bring it to the next level.”

“I am thrilled to have Oren join me in leading this exceptional group of attorneys,” said Bruce Ackerman. “Our corporate practice has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, not only with the expansion of our team, but with the additional experience many of the firm’s new lateral partners bring in specialized areas such as health care, cannabis and hemp law, construction law, and food, beverage and hospitality.”

Chaplin has many years of experience as a corporate and business law attorney, acting as outside general counsel to businesses and business owners on legal, compliance, and contracting issues in both regular operations and special/extraordinary transactions and initiatives. He has represented clients in numerous industries and assists clients with developing strategies, preventing liability and attaining business and individual objectives. Chaplin analyzes risks of commercial activities and helps clients through their decision-making processes. He also works with clients on general corporate transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

 “I am honored to be moving into this role and look forward to working with Bruce to continue to grow and expand the capabilities of the department, drawing on the specialized corporate capabilities of our team to create further synergies to better serve our clients,” said Chaplin.

The Corporate & Business Law practice group at Pashman Stein represents business owners, entrepreneurs, investors, and companies in many stages and contexts, from closely held companies, start-up, and early-stage ventures, to mid-stage and well-established domestic and international companies. Clients across a variety of industries turn to Pashman Stein for guidance at every stage in the life of their business, from contract drafting and review, to obtaining financing, to growth and development initiatives (including buying and selling businesses), and routine day-to-day legal issues.

Our firm is proud of the results it has achieved for clients, some of which are noted here.  Of course, each legal matter is unique on many levels, and past successes are not a guarantee of results in any other pending or future matters.

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