Salans Promotes Three New Partners

28 Jan, 2013

International law firm Salans has promoted three lawyers to partner in 2013.


Peter Mayer is a member of the firm’s German Corporate Practice Group in the Berlin office. He specialises in mergers & acquisitions and joint ventures, providing legal advice to a range of clients in the energy, chemicals, defence and real estate sectors. He also works closely with the firm’s German Tax, Banking and RRI Practice Groups. Mayer has a Doctorate degree (Dr. iur.) from the University of Heidelberg.


Jody Saltzman is a member of the firm’s US Real Estate Practice Group in the New York office. She is an expert in commercial leasing transactions, representing both national clients in their expanding needs as well as international clients moving into the United States.  She also specialises in representing both institutional and private clients in various forms of property transfers (commercial and high-end residential), financing transactions and title matters.  Over the years, Saltzman has worked closely on major cross-border deals with Salans’ other offices, including London, Paris, Moscow and Prague.


Sergey Trakhtenberg is member of the firm’s Russian Real Estate Practice Group in the Moscow office. He is an expert in real estate M&A transactions, representing both vendors and purchasers on assets located in Russia, and in the establishment of joint ventures and investments into Russian real estate projects. He also has considerable experience in real estate finance transactions (both on the lender and borrower side) as well as in restructurings and workouts. Trakhtenberg has in-depth knowledge of working under English law and works closely with the firm’s London and other European offices.


Dariusz Oleszczuk, Salans’ Global Managing Partner, said: “I am delighted to confirm the promotion of three such high-calibre lawyers to partners. They are a great example of Salans’ home grown talent and I am confident that Peter, Jody and Sergey will continue to contribute to our success for years to come. With the combination of Salans, SNR Denton and Fraser Milner Casgrain to create a truly global law firm Dentons, there are great opportunities for all partners in these firms – and for our clients. I’m pleased to congratulate Peter, Jody and Sergey as they join the partnership at the start of this new chapter of our history. “

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