White & Case promotes 18 to global partnership

October 22, 2013 White & Case has promoted 18 lawyers worldwide to its partnership in the 2014 promotions round, across eight of the firm’s global practice groups. This year’s numbers are down from last year, when 28 new partners were made up.

The new partners across the different regions are as follows:

Americas
John W. Anderson Jr. (Sao Paulo) Project Finance
Claudine Columbres (New York) Commercial Litigation
Angela D. Daker (Miami) Commercial Litigation
Rebecca H. Farrington (Washington, DC) Antitrust
Eric L. Klar (Miami) Banking
Victor G. Mendoza III (Miami) Capital Markets
Ismael Reyes Retana (Mexico City) Commercial Litigation

Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Rob Bennett (London) Banking
Jill Concannon (London) Capital Markets
Mukund Dhar (London) Project Finance
Gareth Eagles (London) Banking
Andreas Kleinschmidt (Frankfurt) Financial Restructuring and Insolvency
Natalia Nikitina (Moscow) Banking and Project Finance
Piotr M. Szelenbaum (Warsaw) Mergers & Acquisitions
Karsten Wöckener (Frankfurt) Capital Markets
Ingrid York (London) Capital Markets

Asia
Thomas J. Benedict (Singapore) White Collar
David Li (Beijing) Banking

Hugh Verrier, the chairman of White & Case, said: "On behalf of the entire Firm, I am pleased to welcome our new class of partners," adding: "Each new partner exemplifies the very best of White & Case, and we applaud their dedication, commitment and hard work on behalf of our clients."

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