Jenner & Block adds White & Case partner in London
Jenner & Block has made its first lateral hire in its recently opened London office, hiring White & Case partner Charlie Lightfoot. Jenner & Block opened its London office in April of this year.
Lightfoot is joining the firm to advance growth of its litigation and arbitration practices, part of the firm's growth agenda. Lightfoot spent 16 years at White & Case, where he joined as a trainee in 1999. He mainly works on complex cross-border disputes, stemming from a number of industries, such as financial services, defense, energy and telecommunications.
The London office of Jenner & Block has to date still not appointed a managing partner. The firm said it es have plans to fill multiple leadership roles at the office, including in the white collar and government enforcement practice.