Reed Smith hires Simmons partner in London
Reed Smith has hired Omar Al-Ali, who joins the firm’s London office as a partner. He specializes in commodities finance and structured trade, and will work in the firm’s energy and natural resources practice.
He joins the firm from Simmons & Simmons, and previously spent ten years at Linklaters. Praj Samant, Reed Smith’s global chair of its energy and natural resource group, said Al Ali’s experience will help the firm boost its capabilities in the structured trade and commodities finance practice.