Michael Sage, the co-head of restructuring at O'Melveny & Myers, has joined Dechert in the latest in a series of high-profile moves in the bankruptcy Bar. Sage has represented creditors and bondholders in the Chapter
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Staff at SJ Berwin are mourning the death of 41-year-old litigation partner Catherine Bailey, whose body was found in the Thames on Saturday. According to the police appeal released on Saturday morning, Bailey had
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has announced that New York-based partner Lucy Reed has joined Jan Paulsson as global co-head of the firm’s international arbitration group. The appointment is effective from 1 January
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP has announced that Edward Greene, General Counsel of Citigroup’s Institutional Clients Group, will return to the firm in February. Greene was a partner at Cleary Gottlieb until
Clifford Chance has hired William Blumenthal, a former senior lawyer at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), to head its US Antitrust group. As general counsel of the FTC, William Blumenthal was responsible for US
Reed Smith and Morrison & Foerster have become the latest firms to announce their new partner promotions, with Reed Smith making up 22 and Morrison & Foerster 10. The majority of the promotions are in the firms' US
The international law firm Jones Day announced today that 40 lawyers have been named to the firm's partnership, effective January 1, 2009.
Timothy Pohl who co-heads Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom's corporate restructuring group, announced last week that he will leave the firm to become a managing director in the restructuring group at financial
Jay Ira Gordon, ex-chairman of Greenberg Traurig's tax practice pleaded guilty to defrauding the Internal Revenue Service and is cooperating with the government in a tax shelter prosecution. Gordon resigned from the
Just Skadden six months after Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom launched in Brazil in July this year, the firm has lost its only Sao Paulo partner Jonathan Bisgaier. Bisgaier will join a Brazilian investment firm.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP announced that the firm has elected 13 new partners, effective January 1, 2009. The new partners represent a wide range of practice areas and geographical regions. "We are happy to continue
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer dispute resolution head Ian Terry has stepped down from the role after three years. Chris Pugh will succeed him at the beginning of January.
Field Fisher Waterhouse international partner Mark Abell is among the number of British and US citizens trapped in the terrorist crisis in the Indian city of Mumbai. Abell is trapped in the five-star Trident Oberoi
Latham & Watkins has scored a major coup with a triple partner hire from Mayer Brown to boost the firm’s investment fund practice. Alan Van Dyke will become a partner in the Latham's Chicago office. Kathleen Walsh
Latham & Watkins has promoted 30 lawyers to its partnership. In the US, Latham's New York office gained seven new partners, followed by San Diego with four and Chicago three promotions. Latham's London office got six new