Daily News: May 22, 2014

Blank Rome Names Ricchiuti Finance Of Counsel

Blank Rome announced that James Ricchiuti has joined as of counsel in the Finance, Restructuring and Bankruptcy group. Ricchiuti is based in the firm’s New York office.

Ricchiuti comes to Blank Rome from Entrepreneur Growth Capital and Credit Cash, LLC where he served as vice president and chief legal counsel. He has more than 20 years of experience in structuring, negotiating, documenting, and closing asset-based financing, factoring, equipment leasing and other secured lending transactions, as well as settlement and workout agreements, including DIP financing agreements.

Previously, Ricchiuti served as vice president, assistant general counsel, and assistant secretary at Finova Capital. He was also counsel at Heller Financial.

Admitted to practice in New York, Pennsylvania, and Illinois, Mr. Ricchiuti received his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.