Proskauer has announced the promotion of 33 lawyers – 25 to partner and 8 to senior counsel. Notable in that group is the promotion of Christine Lazatin to partner. As a member of the Sports Group, Lazatin regularly represents professional sports teams, leagues and owners, corporate borrowers and financial institutions in a variety of transactional matters, with a particular emphasis on acquisition and stadium financings, working capital facilities, league-wide and league-level credit facilities, workouts and restructurings. She represents several major sports leagues (including the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League and Major League Soccer), as well as a number of NBA, NHL, National Football League and Major League Baseball teams, in significant financing transactions. In addition, Lazatin represents various financial institutions in structuring and negotiating financings for sports leagues, teams and team affiliates.