Marty Gates joined Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease as a partner in the firm’s Cleveland office. Gates has nearly 30 years of experience helping clients complete complex commercial financing transactions.

“Marty is well known and widely respected in the northeast Ohio legal community and we’re excited to welcome him to Vorys,” said Tony O’Malley, managing partner of the Cleveland office. “His experience will further strengthen our business practice in Cleveland. I am certain he will be an asset for our clients.”

During his career, Gates has represented some of the largest national and regional financial institutions and borrowers in finance matters. Prior to joining Vorys, he was a partner at Jones Day where he represented clients in a wide variety of financing transactions, including syndicated and single-lender financings, asset-based financings, acquisition financings, debt financings and real estate financing.

“Vorys has an outstanding reputation for quality work and collaboration,” Gates said. “I’m looking forward to working with the Vorys team and helping our clients achieve their business goals.”

Founded in 1909, Ohio-based law firm Vorys has nearly 375 attorneys working in seven offices throughout Ohio, Washington, D.C., Texas and Pennsylvania.