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Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Habeeb ‘Hobbs’ Gnaim and Jarrod Martin Win M&A Atlas Deal of the Year Award in Distressed M&A Deal, Mid-Market Category

May 3, 2023

Global M&A Network named Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Houston-based team, led by Habeeb ‘Hobbs’ Gnaim, winners of the Deal of the Year Award at the Annual M&A Atlas Awards

Global M&A Network named Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Houston-based team, led by Habeeb ‘Hobbs’ Gnaim, Practice Chair of the Tax Planning & Business Transactions Group and Jarrod Martin, Practice Chair for the Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditor Rights Practice, winners of the Deal of the Year Award at the Annual M&A Atlas Awards in the Distressed M&A Deal, Mid-market category for representing Page, a multidisciplinary design, architecture and engineering firm with international presence, in its acquisition of EYP, an interdisciplinary design firm specializing in higher education, government, healthcare, and science & technology. The awards were presented at the annual ceremony held at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C. on April 27, 2023. Senior Counsel Michael Preng assisted with the transaction.

The M&A Atlas Awards honor best value-creating deals, outstanding firms, top dealmakers-leaders exclusively from the small, lower to middle-market segments from coast to coast.

Gnaim, shareholder at Chamberlain Hrdlicka, serves as the head of the Tax Planning & Business Transactions practice. He focuses his practice on tax and corporate matters and has significant experience in all aspects of structuring, negotiating, and implementing business acquisitions and dispositions, corporate reorganizations, mergers, conversions, recapitalizations, deferred recognition transactions, admissions of and providing equity incentives for management and key employees, as well as choice of entity considerations, and state tax planning.

Martin is a shareholder at Chamberlain Hrdlicka, where he leads the firm’s bankruptcy practice group while maintaining a robust litigation practice in both federal and state courts. He has practiced in both federal and state courts across the country, including time at both the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, representing a variety of clients, including bankruptcy trustees, creditors, and corporate and high net-worth debtors, helping them through their bankruptcy and beyond.

About Chamberlain Hrdlicka

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is a diversified business law firm with offices in Atlanta, Houston, Philadelphia, and San Antonio. The firm represents both public and private companies, as well as individuals and family-owned businesses across the nation. The firm offers counsel in appellate law, bankruptcy, commercial and probate litigation, construction law, corporate, data security & privacy, employee benefits, energy and maritime law, ERISA, estate planning and administration, intellectual property, international and immigration law, labor and employment, real estate, securities and finance, tax controversy and tax planning & business transactions.

About Global M&A Network

Global M&A Network is a diversified media company and exclusive publisher of the popular “Top Dealmakers” lists. GM&AN also hosts industry forums and the world’s most prestigious “Atlas Awards” galas, serving the alternative investing, private equity, M&A, restructuring, transactional and business communities world-wide.