Much is pleased to announce that Laura Elkayam and Andrew Silver have been promoted to principal. Laura, an attorney in the Commercial Litigation group, and Andrew, an attorney in the Corporate & Finance group, will bring fresh ideas and strong voices to the firm’s next generation of leadership.
“Laura and Andrew embody core tenets of our firm: a commitment to exceptional client service, a deep respect for colleagues and peers, and a genuine desire to help people succeed,” said Co-Chairman Mitchell Roth. “They have insightful, creative perspectives that will be immensely valuable as we ensure Much is positioned to thrive for years to come.”
In her practice, Laura handles complex litigation involving breach of contract claims, shareholder and fiduciary duty disputes, restrictive covenants, and employment discrimination. She has a broad client base that includes large companies, small family-owned businesses, and individuals spanning the restaurant, manufacturing, cannabis, health care, gaming, and technology industries.
“I’m proud to be part of a firm that really opens doors for its people. From day one at Much, I’ve had opportunities to explore diverse work and cultivate meaningful relationships with key clients,” said Elkayam. “My teammates have been instrumental in my growth, and as a principal, I look forward to providing that same leadership and support to other lawyers.”
Andrew is a corporate attorney who represents privately held entrepreneurial businesses and private equity firms. He often serves as outside general counsel, helping owners, investors, and C-suite executives proactively manage risk and accomplish their goals. In his transactional work, Andrew manages sophisticated mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, recapitalizations, and more.
“Much walks the walk when it comes to investment – in its attorneys, its clients, its communities, and its own future,” Silver said. “I’m honored to join our esteemed principals as we chart our firm’s evolution, continually elevating both our business and our culture.”