Art Gurwitz

Art Gurwitz

COO, Proskauer Rose

New York, United States

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In 2005, Art Gurwitz joined the leading global firm Proskauer Rose LLP as Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer and is currently based in its New York headquarters. Key to Mr. Gurwitz’s hiring was the desire of the firm’s leadership to have him contribute to its national and worldwide expansion plans, with a focus on global expansion of its corporate and litigation practices. The firm’s chairman praised Art Gurwitz for his strategic vision and broad base of administrative knowledge, and his hiring received news coverage from publications such as The Daily Deal, Crain’s New York Business, and the Northeast Edition of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.

Founded more than 135 years ago and now with more than 700 lawyers in major financial centers throughout the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia, Proskauer focuses on a broad range of areas of practice that include private investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, private equity, and corporate finance. As a member of the senior executive staff, Art Gurwitz and his colleagues at Proskauer have led the firm to numerous honors within the industry, including recognition for three successive years at the number-one spot on Marketing the Law Firm’s top 50 list as a leader in the marketing and branding of legal services.

Art Gurwitz possesses a Master of Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a graduate of Lehman College of The City University of New York and Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business in Manhattan. Arthur Gurwitz is a member of organizations such as the Partnership for New York City, which is composed of leaders in the city’s business community dedicated to enhancing its position as a global center for finance; and the Association of Legal Administrators, which works to increase the professional knowledge of individuals in legal management positions.