Michael Best & Friedrich LLP: Alexander P. Fraser named to 2013 Leaders in the Law

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Milwaukee, WI (2012) – Alexander P. Fraser, chair of the Banking and Financial Services Industry Group at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, was recently named as a 2013 Leader in the Law by Wisconsin Law Journal. The list celebrates attorneys who are leaders both in their profession and their community.

As a partner, he practices primarily in the areas of commercial lending, derivatives, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions. He has represented financial institutions and borrowers in secured and unsecured credit transactions of all sizes and types, ESOP loans, venture capital and leveraged buyout financing, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange and other derivatives transactions, reorganizations and workouts, loan syndications and participations, correspondent banking, equipment finance and credit enhancement facilities for industrial revenue and other bond offerings. He has represented financial and strategic buyers, venture capital firms, management groups, publicly-traded and closely-held businesses in mergers, acquisitions and financings of all types, including leveraged buyouts, mezzanine and other venture capital financings and going private transactions. He is a founding member of the Firm’s “Venture Best” practice focused on early-stage high technology companies and the investors and universities that launch them.

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Over the past 164 years, Michael Best has earned its reputation as a leading Midwestern law firm, providing a full range of legal services to clients on a local, regional, national and global basis. The firm has more than 220 attorneys in Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin; and Chicago, Illinois. Michael Best’s main areas of practice include: corporate, intellectual property, labor and employment, land and resources (environmental and real estate), litigation, tax and wealth planning.

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