Fried Frank promotes one London, seven New York lawyers

February 7, 2018 Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has promoted London lawyer David Christmas to asset management partner.

Although the firm has now promoted eight lawyers to partner globally this year, Christmas is the first City lawyer to be made up since 2014, when corporate specialist Jons Lehmann and competition expert Tobias Caspary were made partners.

After closing its Shanghai and Hong Kong branches in 2015, Fried Frank has only two offices outside the US, in London and Frankfurt. The seven other promotions from this year were granted to lawyers in the firm’s New York office.

Full list of partner promotions:

David Christmas, asset management, London
Lee Barnum, capital markets, New York
Joseph Fox, tax, New York
Amir Ghavi, IP and technology, New York
Nathaniel Lifschitz, real estate, New York
Todd McMullan, asset management, New York
Maxwell Yim, M&A and private equity, New York
Ariel Zell, finance, New York

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