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Puerto Rico oversight board taps ex-Cleary lawyer as general counsel
February 23, 2017 / 7:33 PM / 7 months ago

Puerto Rico oversight board taps ex-Cleary lawyer as general counsel

Feb 23 (Reuters) - The federally appointed board tasked with managing Puerto Rico’s finances hired retired attorney Jaime A. El Koury, formerly of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, as its general counsel, it announced on Thursday. Koury, a 1978 graduate of Yale Law School, will lead the board’s role in helping the U.S. territory restructure some $70 billion in debt. (Reporting by Nick Brown; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)

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