Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC, one of the region’s leading law firms, announced that Charles R. Kassouf joined the firm as an attorney, working primarily in its Business and Transactional Practice Group. Charles will serve as general counsel to business clients, with a focus on M&A transactions, banking and financing issues. He will also support the Estate Planning Practice, where he will assist business owners with succession planning strategies.
“We are very excited to have Charles join our firm and support the growth of the Business and Transactional Practice Group. The number, size and complexity of transactions handled by the firm has continued to grow exponentially over the last several years and we look forward to the contributions Charles will make in supporting the firm’s clientele in this space,” said Paul G. Skalny, Managing Director.
Charles’ career has centered on the intersection of finance and law. As a capital markets professional at Fitch Ratings, RBC Capital Markets London, and other firms, he has rated, structured, and sold complex debt instruments including tax-exempt securitizations, project finance bonds, and collateralized debt obligations. Most recently, Charles ran his own law firm in Baltimore County, where he predominantly practiced business law, until joining Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC this fall.