Freeborn Expands Corporate Practice with Addition of Partner Rudyard W. Ceres in New York

NEW YORK – Freeborn & Peters LLP continues the expansion of its corporate practice group and New York office with the addition of Rudyard W. Ceres as a partner. 

Ceres focuses his practice on U.S. and international small and medium-size enterprises and owner-operated businesses.  His dual UK and U.S. qualifications, coupled with his extensive experience over the past 25 years, enable him to work closely with private equity, hedge funds, family offices and high-net-worth clients, to identify, manage and mitigate their global legal and business risks.  Prior to joining Freeborn, he served as a partner with Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP.

“Rudy is a trusted business and legal advisor for clients across all stages of their life cycles, from inception to exit, and his cross-border experience is an asset to our clients and their organizations,” said William E. Russell, co-managing partner.  “We are pleased to welcome him to Freeborn’s growing corporate team.” 

Apart from being admitted in New York, Ceres’s credentials include his law degree (LLB. Hons) from the University of Leicester, Leicester, UK; he completed his Solicitors Finals Examinations at the College of Law York, York, UK; and, he is admitted as a Solicitor of the Electoral Roll of England and Wales.

Freeborn’s corporate practice group has a particular strength in helping middle-market companies achieve their full potential and have the capability to provide full-service legal advice to any size business enterprise. Freeborn’s corporate attorneys support the passion and effort of entrepreneurs, the vision of game changers, the wisdom of managers, and the tenacity of owners. The group includes former CEOs, business executives and general counsel, bringing business experience to legal solutions. 

This news was featured on The New York Law Journal.