CHICAGO, November 18, 2013— Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC today announced the additions of Nancy Fallon-Houle and Marc Zaslavsky to its Corporate & Securities Practice Group, and Tal Izraeli to its Real Estate Group.  Fallon-Houle joins LP after spending the last 15 years running her own boutique law firm focused on representing smaller companies in their business formations, start-ups, business transactions, contracts, and securities offerings.  Zaslavsky most recently practiced in the Chicago office of Arnstein & Lehr LLP, while Izraeli comes to LP from Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa.

“We are pleased to welcome Nancy, Marc and Tal to LP,” said Robert Romanoff, the firm’s Managing Partner.  “Nancy and Marc are highly skilled attorneys who complement our already strong corporate group, and enable us to further leverage the practice’s collective insight to enhance the experience of clients across all LP practice groups.  Similarly, the addition of Tal adds important depth to our real estate group.”

Nancy Fallon-Houle

Fallon-Houle has over 25 years of experience advising business clients, in corporate and securities law matters.  She serves as outside general counsel for funds and fund managers, commercial businesses, investors, and early-stage or growth companies planning to raise investor capital.  She also represents funds, fund managers and investment advisors in their securities and futures regulatory compliance, private securities offerings, and Regulation D and Blue Sky matters.  Fallon-Houle’s proficiency in Regulation D and Blue Sky law is recognized nationally, as lawyers, business consultants, publishers, law professors, and former securities regulators regularly seek her advice on those issues.  

Earlier in her career, Fallon-Houle spent 12 years at Katten Muchin & Zavis LLP (now Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP), where she led the firm’s work in Regulation D offerings and Blue Sky matters.  There, she acted as issuer's counsel and underwriters’ counsel, in public and private offerings.  She earned her B.S.B.A. from Roosevelt University and her J.D. from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. 

Marc Zaslavsky

An associate in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group, Zaslavsky has represented a diverse range of clients on transactional and contractual matters, including business formations, acquisitions, dispositions and corporate governance.  His background in business law also includes significant exposure to a variety of litigation matters, including those involving bankruptcy, breach of contract, guaranty collection matters, commercial lease and other real estate disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, shareholder disputes, and post-judgment proceedings.  

Zaslavsky earned his B.A. from Indiana University, and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.

Tal Izraeli

An associate in LP’s Real Estate Group, Izraeli represents investors, developers, borrowers, and lenders in connection with commercial real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, real estate financing and mezzanine financing.  He regularly represents clients in connection with drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, loan documents, leases, investment entity structuring, and the sellers and buyers of distressed real estate loans.

Izraeli earned his B.A. from Michigan State University, his J.D, from DePaul University College of Law, and an L.L.M. from John Marshall Law School.

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