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Farkas Named to "20 on the Rise" Class of 2008

Bryan J. Farkas, an associate in the Cleveland office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, has been named to the “20 on the Rise” class of 2008 by the Cleveland Jewish News.  “20 on the Rise” recognizes young professionals who have made an impact in a wide variety of businesses and industries including Wall Street, sports, law, the steel industry and the music industry, among many others.

Farkas is a member of the bankruptcy, commercial and real estate groups. He primarily represents businesses and financial institutions in acquisitions, financings, bankruptcy proceedings, commercial litigation matters and real estate transactions.

Notably he represented a purchaser of a $14.5 million nursery out of bankruptcy and receivership and acted as lead counsel to a borrower in a $50 million secured line of credit transaction.  He also frequently represents creditors, receivers, and trustees in bankruptcy and other insolvency proceedings and regularly counsels financial institutions in all aspects of creditors' rights' law.

He was named an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star in Business Litigation and is a member of Turnaround Management Association. Farkas received his J.D. cum laude from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of California.

Vorys has offices in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Akron, Ohio, as well as in Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Virginia. With nearly 400 attorneys, Vorys is one of the largest law firms in the United States and was recently recognized as a Cross Practice Powerhouse in a survey of corporate America and one of the top 25 national firms serving the retail and industrial manufacturing industries.  For more information, visit

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