Paul Hastings relocates partner to from LA to Hong Kong

September 20, 2010 Paul Hastings is shifting talent to Asia in anticipation of an increase in large deals coming out of the region in the next six to 12 months.

Real estate partner Derek Roth has been relocated from Los Angeles to Hong Kong, and has been tasked with establishing an expansion strategy in India, Singapore and Korea.

Roth said: “Although on the equity side, things are relatively slow, loan transactions and capital-raising are strong areas of practice. We are seeing more fund work and people getting funds off the ground and we anticipate big-ticket individual deals in the next six to 12 months.”

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