KBK Welcomes Partner Traci Shafroth and Of Counsel George Kalikman
KBK is pleased to announce the recent additions of partner Traci Shafroth and of counsel George Kalikman to the firm.
Traci specializes in complex commercial litigation and appeals in a range of sectors including financial, software, manufacturing, and private equity. She has also served on national and local counsel teams defending pharmaceutical, medical device, and equipment manufacturers in product liability litigation, with a particular focus on complex issues such as preemption and personal jurisdiction. In addition to trial level practice, Traci also represents clients in appellate matters, including direct appeals and as amici curiae.
With more than two decades of experience serving clients in a variety of business advisory roles, Traci brings a distinct perspective to her litigation matters that enhances her ability to find creative solutions for clients. Traci joins KBK to expand the firm’s commercial and bankruptcy litigation practice.
George joins KBK after over 40 years of experience in structured finance transactions, asset-back securitizations, and the workout, restructuring, and refinancing of complex securitized and structured financing. George has represented businesses ranging from closely held to publicly traded companies that are engaged in diverse industries including financial services, real estate investment, real estate development, telecommunications, information technology, manufacturing, music and entertainment, resort hospitality, construction and more.
Prior to joining KBK, George represented institutional lenders located in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, and Australia in the negotiation and documentation of asset-based, real estate, construction, acquisition, and working capital loans. He is also experienced in the mediation of disputes between and among business partners and other parties seeking a negotiated resolution.