BFKN is pleased to announce Will Cronin as the newest addition to the Corporate & Securities and Fashion, Luxury & Retail Groups. Will focuses his practice on corporate and transactional matters. He has a wide array of experience in structuring corporate and financial transactions, including strategic transactions and joint ventures. Prior to joining BFKN, Will worked for two years as a student attorney at the University of Chicago Law School’s Housing Initiative Clinic, where he represented non-profit housing developers in a variety of complex lending and purchase transactions that often involved tax credit financing. Will was a summer associate at the firm in the summer of 2020.
"We are excited to add Will to our Corporate & Securities and Fashion, Luxury and Retail Groups. Will’s great personality, prior work experience and accomplishments at the University of Chicago Law School will make him an excellent addition to BFKN and to our clients." — Daniel L. Dominguez, Chair, Corporate & Securities and Fashion, Luxury & Retail Groups
Corporate & Securities Group
BFKN’s Corporate & Securities Group represents public and privately held domestic and international companies, as well as investors and boards of directors, in a wide range of corporate and securities law matters. Our broad experience includes mergers, acquisitions and sales of businesses, domestic and international joint ventures, public and private securities offerings and underwritings, SEC filings and compliance matters, corporate governance and stockholder issues, takeover and anti-takeover counseling, leveraged buyouts, private equity, venture capital, and corporate finance.
Fashion, Luxury & Retail Group
Since 1984, BFKN has been a strategic legal business partner to some of the most respected and iconic luxury goods companies in America and around the world. Notably, we have acted as principal U.S. counsel for Paris-based Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, a world leader in luxury goods, since 1987. For decades, BFKN attorneys have been immersed in the business and legal aspects of the luxury industry, including fashion and accessories, watches and jewelry, wines and spirits, cosmetics, fragrance and skincare, motor vehicle, and hospitality. We understand that cultivating our second generation of attorneys so they appreciate the unique demands of luxury goods clients is instrumental in our continued success in this industry, which sets us apart from other law firms. Our diverse and extraordinary talent allows us to craft unusually practical, creative, and effective solutions to complex challenges and transactions exclusive to the luxury industry, which has been instrumental for our domestic and international clients’ prosperity.