NEW YORK – October 30, 2017 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney continues to expand its Corporate section, specifically its public company practice, with the addition of Richard DiStefano, a shareholder in the firm’s New York office. DiStefano works with public and private companies, advising on corporate and securities matters. His experience cuts across a variety of industries, including financial services, retail, marketing, media and entertainment, beverage, personal care, nutritional supplements and medical device businesses.

“As we continue to add depth to our public company practice, we are delighted to have Rich as part of our team. Rich has a distinctive ability to find innovative solutions to client problems, which will benefit our clients immensely,” said Jennifer R. Minter, chair of Buchanan’s Corporate section. “Due to client demand, we are focused on growing our section in several key markets. Rich will help augment our New York presence and bring additional strength to a number of our key practice groups.”

“From a growth, opportunity and culture perspective, Buchanan is a terrific fit for me, but more importantly for my clients,” noted DiStefano. “I have long been impressed with the firm’s corporate litigation and regulatory practices and am excited to help expand what is already a robust and diversified team of attorneys.”

DiStefano has extensive experience in capital markets, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate representation. He counsels domestic and foreign private issuers, underwriters and broker-dealers as well as directors, executive officers, in-house counsel, and entrepreneurs on a wide variety of matters. He received his J.D. from Columbia Law School and his B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.