DLA Piper promotes 41 worldwide

DLA Piper has promoted 41 to partnership, the smallest total number in two years. In 2009, the firm promoted 53 globally after making up 69 partners the year before. 13 of the new partners are women. The Litigation and Regulatory group saw the largest intake of new partners, with 18 promotions. Corporate saw 10 promotions, followed by Finance (6), Employment, Pensions and Benefits (3), Intellectual Property and Technology (2), and Real Estate (2). Sixteen partners were promoted in Continental Europe, 14 in the US, 9 across the UK and a further two in Asia. Within Europe, three promotions were in Italy while offices in the Netherlands, Russia and Poland grew by two new partners each. Full list of new and legal directors by office and practice: - Amsterdam, Netherlands: Hendrik Bennebroek Gravenhorst Corporate Partner Hélène Bogaard Employment, Pensions and Benefits Partner - Baltimore, United States: Penny Minna Corporate Partner - Beijing, China: Jenny Liu Corporate Legal Director -Brussels, Belgium: Damien Stas de Richelle Employment, Pensions and Benefits Partner -Bucharest, Romania: Livia Constantinescu Corporate Partner - Budapest, Hungary: András Nemescsói Litigation and Regulatory Partner - Cologne, Germany: Dr Gunne Bähr Litigation and Regulatory Partner - Dubai, UAE: Kerry Scott-Patel Employment, Pensions and Benefits Legal Director - Edinburgh, UK: Philippa Montgomerie IPT Partner Ray Gribben Lit and Reg (Insurance) Legal Director - Glasgow, UK: Callum Sinclair IPT Legal Director - Hong Kong, China Ernest Yang Litigation and Regulatory Partner Yuet Ming Tham Litigation and Regulatory Partner - Leeds, UK: Natasha Luther-Jones Finance and Projects Partner Josh Wong Litigation and Regulatory Partner Lisa Harley IPT Legal Director Sharon Duncan Litigation and Regulatory Legal Director Clare Christopher Real Estate Legal Director - Liverpool, UK: Martin Griffiths Real Estate Partner Jeff Vernon IPT Legal Director - London, UK: Louise Gates Finance and Projects Partner Kate Knox Litigation and Regulatory Partner Nick Marsh Litigation and Regulatory Partner Cormac Alexander Litigation and Regulatory Legal Director Jeremy Irving Litigation and Regulatory Legal Director Louise Hales Restructuring Legal Director - Madrid, Spain: Cesar Herrero Finance and Projects Partner - Manchester, UK: Ben Johnson Litigation and Regulatory Partner Andrew Smith Litigation and Regulatory Partner Jane Cotton Employment, Pensions and Benefits Legal Director Juliet Tomlinson Finance and Projects Legal Director Claire Quinn Real Estate Legal Director - Milan, Italy: Martin Pugsley Finance and Projects Partner - Moscow, Russia: Feruz Fidaev Corporate Partner Yaroslav Moshennikov Litigation and Regulatory Partner Sergey Chelyshkov Corporate Legal Director Vladislav Mazur Corporate Legal Director Alexey Aronov Litigation and Regulatory Legal Director Alexei Kolesnikov Finance and Projects Legal Director - New York, United States: Camilo Cardozo Litigation and Regulatory Partner Megan Shea Harwick Litigation and Regulatory Partner Lindsay Havern Litigation and Regulatory Partner - Paris, France: Marine Gicquel Employment, Pensions and Benefits Partner Francois Millet Employment, Pensions and Benefits Legal Director Alexis Marchand Corporate Legal Director - Philadelphia, United States: Nancy Rappaport Litigation and Regulatory Partner - Raleigh, United States: Carrie Hartley Finance and Projects Partner - Rome, Italy: Matteo Falcione Corporate Partner Marco Zechini Finance and Project Partner - St Petersburg, Russia: Marat Altynbaev Finance and Projects Legal Director Pavel Loguinov Real Estate Legal Director - San Diego, United States: Jake Handy Corporate Partner Ray Hartman Litigation and Regulatory Partner - San Francisco, United States: Dean Fealk Corporate (Tax) Partner - Seattle, United States: Trent Dykes Corporate Partner - Sheffield, UK: Ian Doig Real Estate Legal Director - Tampa, United States: Angela Crawford Litigation and Regulatory Partner - Tbilisi, Georgia: Otar Kipshidze Litigation and Regulatory Partner - Warsaw, Poland: Patryk Laskorzynski Corporate Partner Marcin Matyka Corporate Partner - Washington, DC: Ed Scheideman Litigation and Regulatory Partner Kim Pagotto Real Estate Partner Tom Zutic IPT (Trademarks) Partner

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