Shearman & Sterling has brought in six partners to launch a new office in Houston, positioning itself to grow its oil and gas practice.
The Houston branch will be led by
K&L Gates has hired Eversheds Sutherland’s Asia head of technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) Nigel Stamp.
UK firms saw a busy week of lateral hires in the past several days. There have been recruitments made across multiple continents involving many firms.
K&L Gates has recruited Jones Day counsel Dooyong Kang to join its Tokyo branch. He will join the firm as a corporate partner.
DLA Piper has released its latest promotions round, making up 62 employees to partner globally, including 10 in the UK.
Of the 10 UK promotions, six are London lawyers: corporate
Slaughter and May has revealed a notably small promotions round, with a modest four partners being made up.
The firm promoted three lawyers to partner in London, and one in
White & Case has landed the hire of private equity rainmaker Mike Weir from Jones Day.
Weir, not one to stay put for long, was at Jones Day
Baker McKenzie has launched a new Los Angeles office following the hire of a team of five partners from Hogan Lovells.
Three of the
Irwin Mitchell has filled its general counsel position with ex-Dell and Visa lawyer Bruce Macmillan.
The firm’s hunt for a general counsel
After an eight-month search,
Jones Day is experiencing a trend of departing City partners, as two more partners leave for other firms.
Corporate partner Dan Coppel was recruited by