Paul Hastings team departs for A&O

February 24, 2017 Allen & Overy (A&O) has hired a finance team from Paul Hastings, bringing on three partners to the firm’s New York office. The new hires bring A&O’s New York partner count to 12.

Bill Schwitter heads up the new team, which also includes Michael Chernick and Jeffrey Pellegrino. Schwitter previously served as head of leveraged finance at Paul Hastings, and comes to A&O as head of US private equity and co-head of the firm’s global high yield group.

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