Greenberg hires ex-Kirkland partner for London restructuring launch

November 30, 2009 Greenberg Traurig Maher (GTM) is launching a London restructuring practice with the hire of former Kirkland & Ellis partner Lyndon Norley.

Norley will join the US firm in the New Year after serving as a partner with Kirkland in London for seven years. He joined Kirkland in 2002 from Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft to launch a UK insolvency team but left in October.

While at Kirkland, he served as European head of restructuring where he oversaw the growth of the practice, including last October's hires of Jason Salman from Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft and Paul Atherton from Sidley Austin as partners.

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