Shearman brings on M&A partner in Tokyo
Shearman & Sterling has boosted its capabilities in Tokyo with a new hire in its M&A practice. Karl Pires joins the firm from White & Case, where he worked for more than 10 years. He previously spent seven years at Borden Ladner Gervais, a Canadian firm.
Pires specializes in working with Japanese companies on strategic acquisitions and international business ventures outside of Japan. He focuses on a number of sectors, including technology, power, industrial, automotive, and energy.