Hazleton native promoted to special counsel by law firm | Business

Law firm Schulte Roth & Zabel has announced the promotion of Hazleton native Frank Olander to special counsel.

Olander is based in the company’s New York office. SRZ elected six new partners and promoted nine to special counsel, according to a statement.

Olander practices in the areas of commercial, real estate, bankruptcy and complex securities litigation in federal and state courts and in a variety of alternative dispute resolution methods, including arbitration. He has represented public companies, private companies, individuals and clients in the financial services industry in a wide range of commercial disputes involving claims for breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and fraudulent transfer.

Olander regularly represents lenders, owner/operators and investors in commercial real estate disputes. He also advises clients in the areas of activist shareholder litigation, mergers and acquisitions litigation and corporate audit.

Olander earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Journal, and his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.

— Staff report

Laura J. Boyer