US firm Paul Hastings hires former Goldman Sachs MD for Hong Kong office

September 9, 2010 US law firm Paul, Hastings has given its Hong Kong office a boost with the hire of Steve Winegar, a former Goldman Sachs managing director, as a partner in its Hong Kong office.

Winegar spent the last 12 years at Goldman. He started with the company in New York and has led the Asia ex japan legal coverage team for investment banking, capital markets and principal investment since 2005.

“Steve is an exceptional talent and a highly regarded US lawyer who brings with him a wealth of experience and contacts with many of the major global investment banks and private equity firms,” said Neil Torpey, the firm’s managing partner in Hong Kong.

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