NYC Law Firm Names New Partners

Starting July 1, 2016 Debevoise and Plimpton LLP will have seven new partners joining the law firm. The firm is excited to have Sarah Coyne, Uri Herzberg, Ina C. Popova, David L. Portilla, David Sarratt, Thomas Smith, and Patrick Taylor join us. These new attorneys will be joining the firm’s current partners like Colby Smith and Sean Hecker. Sarah Coyne served as a federal prosecutor for 14 years. Her resume also includes work as the Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of New York. While there, she served as Chief of Business and Securities Fraud Section. Ms. Coyne earned her J.D. in 1998 from New York University School of Law, and attended undergraduate school at Georgetown University, where she graduated in 1003. Uri Herzberg received his J.D from...

Visiting the Height in New York City

New York City is home to some of the tallest buildings in the world. Many are equipped with observation decks and high speed elevators whisking its visitors to new heights and views. The Empire State Building or ESRT is among the most famous of New York City’s skyscrapers. It has been one of the most visited and recognized buildings since its 14 month completion in 1931. Droves of celebrities have toured the distinguished building from singer Andrea Bocelli, chef Anne Burrell and football player Demarco Murray. It was the tallest building for 40 years and takes up an entire city block. The Rockefeller Center is one of the most talked about buildings in New York City since 1939. Of course it is home to a litany of retail stores, exciting dining experiences...

The 2016 Pérez Art Museum Fundraiser Event

The chef’s table dinner was a charming out door affair that attracted some key players such as Miami Mayor Carlos Gimmenez; Jackie Soffer and her husband, the collector and trustee for PAMM. Chuck Close, who is billed as one of the most influential artists of our time.

Miami Design District Takes The Fashion World By Storm

The boutiques in Miami offer fashion enthusiasts everything from trending and risky to high end and editorial fashion styles to choose from.

7 Healthy Travel Tips That Work For Frequent Flyers

Originally posted on winderlusting.com I’m a strong advocate for maintaining a healthy lifestyle both on the road and when I’m at home. As a wine-focused frequent traveler — this is easier said than done. However, if done correctly, you’ll be getting a lot more out of your travel experiences than you ever thought possible. Any frequent traveler should be keeping his or her physical and mental health at the front of their mind. Travel can wear you down. Between eating all of the delicious (often unhealthy) food from around the world, to not getting enough sleep — travel takes its toll on the body after a while. There are a number of ways you can improve your all-around health when you’re not on the move, and in turn optimize...

Explore the Best Domestic Travel in 2016

When planning a vacation, you can look up tons of lists on the most beautiful destinations, the best beaches and top hotels, or you can research how to do everything on a shoestring budget.

No Buyouts for You

The business students at Dartmouth who listened to a talk with David Leuschen of Riverstone Holdings walked away with a few things that they can use with their own companies in the future.

Famous Buildings in the New York City Area to Visit

One of the main reasons people visit New York City is to the famous skyscrapers and buildings that make up its legendary skyline. These buildings have been in as many movies as most Hollywood stars and have hosted hundreds of famous people. They are within the heart of the city and are quite easy to find. Here are the top five buildings that people from around the world love to visit: Anthony Malkin’s Empire State Building: The Empire State Building is one of the most iconic skyscrapers in New York City. At 1,250 feet tall, the building was completed in 1931 and held the record for the world’s tallest building for nearly 40 years. The skyscraper has been in several movie scenes, such as King Kong and Superman. Visitors can enjoy tours and an observation...

Miami Design District: Art Basel’s Party Hot Spot

The Miami Design District and Jackie Soffer (http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-monday/article1962757.html) welcomed a Fashion’s Night Out Soiree earlier this month in honor of the infamous Art Basel. An exclusive gathering that catered to those with a love of fashion and art.

NYC Gala Season Kick-Off

With The Frick Collections annual Autumn Dinner on September 28th, so begins New York City’s gala season. This year’s dinner was in honor of Sidney R. Knafel who in addition to being a Managing Partner at SRK Management Company, is also a benefactor of The Juilliard School and Wellesley College. The Dinner is held in the galleries of the museum itself, in the century old 70th street mansion of its namesake Henry Clay Frick. As such the dinner is intimate and has a feeling of “coziness” as described by attendee David Leuschen. Leuschen and his wife Akexia are habitual attendees of the dinner and avid benefactors of the Frick Collection. The dinner is the only time during the year were benefactors and guest have the opportunity to dine amongst the collection, as...