Paul Hastings hires three partners from A&O
Paul Hastings has hired three finance and capital risk partners from Allen & Overy as a step in its plan to open its first Latin American office in São Paulo, Brazil. The partners joining Hastings from A&O are Robert Kartheiser, Burno Soares and Cathleen McLaughlin
Kartheiser was co-chair of A&O's Latin American practice. He works for lenders and borrowers on financing and developing energy, mining and infrastructure. McLaughlin founded A&O's Latin America Group and has experience in transactions and securities advisements related to debt and equity offerings in the U.S. and Latin America. Soares has 15 years of experience in Brazil on a wide range of financial matters.