Congratulations to the firm's Los Angeles Managing Partner Lisa Greer Quateman selected as an "Executive of the Year," in the annual Women Making a Difference ranking. Quateman, along with other finalists, was honored at a luncheon and awards ceremony May 24, 2012 at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles. This is the 20th anniversary of Women Making a Difference which celebrates successful women who lead by example. Quateman heads up the firm's growing Los Angeles office and is highly recognized in her areas of law.
The Los Angeles Business Journal featured Quateman in an article May 24, 2012. However, the article is for paid subscribers only.
About Lisa Greer Quateman
Lisa Quateman represents domestic and multi-national companies and individuals doing business in a wide range of industries, as well as financial institutions and governmental entities. Her practice encompasses transactional and advisory work in the fields of finance, banking, securities, real estate, international, municipal and corporate law, including real estate and corporate acquisitions, capitalization structuring, complex financings and securities issues. She serves as outside counsel for numerous large and middle market companies, financial institutions and federal, state and local governmental entities.
She is a frequent speaker at conferences and continuing education programs, including the Special Assets Management Association, Crocker Symposium, California Public Finance Conference, the California State Treasurer's Office, the League of California Cities, the California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission, the American Association of Port Authorities and Airports Council International-North America. Ms. Quateman is at the forefront of financing issues and has experience advising on new programs, disclosure obligations and complex financings. In addition, Ms. Quateman has worked on hundreds of debt offerings and loan restructurings.
Ms. Quateman was appointed and reappointed by former Los Angeles Mayors Riordan and Hahn to the Board of Directors of the Industrial Development Authority, City of Los Angeles, which issues industrial development and empowerment zone bonds in the City of Los Angeles. She served in that capacity for eight years and was honored for her service by the Los Angeles City Council.
In the non-profit arena, Ms. Quateman is currently on the Advisory Board of CREW-LA, the Los Angeles member organization of Commercial Real Estate Women, and is a past President, National Delegate and General Counsel. She is a past Chair of the Arthritis Foundation Chapter governing Southern California and several other States, and served on the Board of Directors for nearly twenty years.
She is a graduate fellow of Leadership LA and serves on the Board of Directors of the Southern California Leadership Network. This is a leadership development program for mid-career executives, which is affiliated with the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. She has served on numerous other non-profit and charitable boards.
She also has served on the Education Committee of the State Bar's Business Law Section, as Associate Editor of the State Bar Annual Review of Recent Business Law Developments and as Co-Editor of the California Legislative Bulletin. Ms. Quateman served as a Consultant for two books: Counseling California Corporations, and Mortgages and Deeds of Trust, both published by California Continuing Education of the Bar.