The law firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is pleased to announce that Brad C. Farber and Joshua M. Hantman have joined the firm as associates. Both attorneys work in Brownstein’s Denver office.
Farber joins Brownstein’s real estate and corporate and business departments. He has experience representing individuals and companies involved in SEC investigations, internal and corporate investigations, foreign corrupt practices investigations and securities class action lawsuits. Prior to joining the firm, Farber worked on Barack Obama’s Campaign for Change where he coordinated all aspects of Jewish and business community outreach in Colorado. He has also worked as a congressional intern for U.S. Senator Tom Daschle. Previously, Farber was an associate at Dewey & LeBoeuf in Washington, D.C. and served as an intern for The Honorable Philip S. Figa of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and for the New York City District Attorney’s office. He received his law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona.
Working in the firm’s bankruptcy group, Hantman counsels clients in business reorganization and restructuring matters, including the representation of creditors, committees, debtors, trustees, lenders, foreign entities, financing companies and purchasers of distressed assets. His experience includes representing creditors in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy cases, as well as representing the largest creditor in a complex Chapter 11 case in Colorado. He has advised a lender on the restructuring of an airport loan and has also advised financial institutions on derivative exposure, structuring loans and participation in the U.S government bank groups. Hantman has also served as counsel to a creditors’ committee in a telecommunications bankruptcy case and has represented a major power company debtor in its motion to reject a utility supply contract. Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate at White & Case in Washington, D.C. Hantman received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from Emory University.