Orrick boosts NY financial institutions practices with five hires

October 5, 2011 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired five bank finance and high-yield partners for its New York office.

The new partners are Ronan M. Wicks and Patrick J. Flanagan, formerly partners at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in New York; Bruce Czachor, formerly a partner at Shearman & Sterling in New York: Julian S.H. Chung, formerly a partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft in New York; and Jason D. White, head of the leveraged and high grade finance and credit restructuring practices in the Americas for the legal department of Barclays Capital. The new partners will join Orrick’s acquisition finance practice group of which Ronan Wicks will serve as global co-head.

In a statement, the firm said: “With this move, the firm adds a major acquisition finance capability to its leading financial institution practices in the areas of project finance, infrastructure finance, structured finance, public finance, capital markets, tax, and litigation”.

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