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Foley & Lardner Promotes Three New Partners

Plus, Endurance Advisory Partners hires a new managing director, SkyBox Datacenters adds a new member to its C-suite, and more.

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Foley & Lardner

Christopher J. Babcock, Dallas office partner

Thomas Scannell, Dallas office partner

Dovi Adlerstein, Dallas office partner

Foley & Lardner has recently promoted two of its senior counsels and one counsel to Christopher J. Babcock. The promotions are among 19 for the firm nationwide.

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Christopher Babcock

Christopher J. Babcock previously served as a senior counsel, focusing on private equity, corporate governance, and securities matters. In addition, Babcock has represented clients across a broad range of corporate governance and capital market matters, including tender offers, public exchange offers, serving as an advisor to special committees, and representing activists in successful campaigns to change the direction of public companies to name a few. Babcock previously served as an instructor-qualified airborne intelligence officer in the United States Air Force, earning the rank of captain.

Thomas Scannell
Thomas Scannell

Thomas Scannell also served as senior counsel in the firm’s restructuring and reorganization practice. His focus is the restructuring of companies in and out of bankruptcy, debtors’ and creditors’ rights, and debtor-in-possession financers. He also counsels his clients on out-of-court workouts, turnarounds, and the acquisition and sale of distressed assets.

Chaim Adlerstein
Chaim Adlerstein

Prior to being named a partner, Dovi Adlerstein served as counsel and a business lawyer. His specialties include structuring, negotiating, and implementing all phases of mergers and acquisitions, corporate recapitalizations, and private equity transactions. He has served as lead counsel in various international transactions ranging in size up to almost $30 billion including on multinational deals, ranging from 15 to 120 countries.

Babcock received his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and his JD from Harvard Law School.

Scannell received his bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University and his JD from the University of Oklahoma.

Adlerstein received his bachelor’s degree from Yeshiva Sha’ar Hatorah and his JD from Columbia.

Endurance Advisory Partners

Steve Everbach, managing director for Commercial Real Estate Advisory

Steve Everbach

Endurance Advisory Partners has recently hired Steve Everbach as managing director for Commercial Real Estate Advisory. Everbach will focus on assembling and positioning real estate teams to ensure maximum returns to occupier and investor clients.

Everbach has previously held real estate posts with Trammell Crow Company, Cambridge Realty Partners, Cushman & Wakefield, Lazarus Property Corporation, and Jones Lang LaSalle. as well as founding and managing Evergreen Realty Advisors.

Most recently, he served as president of the US central region for Colliers International.

Everbach received a bachelor’s degree from Boston University.


Jihane Boury, senior vice president

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Jihane Boury

CBRE’s Dallas office has recently hired Jihane Boury to be its senior vice president.

Prior to joining CBRE, Boury was an executive vice president with Colliers International where she was recognized nationally in their top 10 percent of all producers. She also held a principal role at Boka Powell, an SVP title at Harwood, and was a Project Manager at Corgan.

Boury received a bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Arlington.

SkyBox Datacenters

Haynes Strader, Chief Development Officer

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Haynes Strader

SkyBox Datacenters has hired Haynes Strader to fill their newly created Chief Development Officer role. Strader’s responsibilities will include investigating new markets, site selection, and working through initial phases of new Skybox developments nationwide.

Strader most recently served as vice president of CBRE’s global Data Center Solutions team, where he completed more than 200 transactions in 45 municipalities and four foreign countries, totaling over $1 billion in overall transaction value. His previous experience includes being the senior manager of HfS research and a 6th grade ELA Teacher at Uplift Education.

Strader earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University.