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Jones Day has demoted a number of London partners over the last year, with five former partners now serving as of counsel at the firm. The demotions, first reported on legal blog
The economy may be showing signs of improvement, but controlling outside legal costs is the top priority for general counsel -- even if it requires taking some "draconian" measures, one top lawyer at the Association of
Allen & Overy has promoted 15 to the position of counsel, an alternative career path created by the firm in 2006. The 15 counsel have been been promoted across nine jurisdictions in three continents. The biggest
The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced today that James A. Stenger has been named counsel at the firm in its communications, media and technology practice. Stenger who joins Chadbourne from Thelen
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has made its third round of counsel promotions this year. The firm's German offices have been gifted almost half of the promotions this time...
David Aufhauser has quit as the general counsel of UBS's investment banking division as the fallout widens from investigations into the failed market in auction-rate securities.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP announced the hiring of Harlene Katzman as Pro Bono Counsel, a newly created role at the firm. Ms. Katzman was previously Dean of the Center for Public Interest Law at Columbia Law
Lovells has announced a bumper crop of counsel promotions, with 46 associates getting the nod. The promotions, effective 1 May, are spread across firm’s offices worldwide with 27 in continental Europe, 11 in the City,
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted nine associates to counsel. Konstantin Mettenheimer, joint senior partner at Freshfields commented: ‘We are delighted with these appointments which reflect the exceptional
DLA Piper’s star co-head of mass tort and class actions Amy Schulman has left the firm to join Pfizer as general counsel and senior vice president. Schulman is renowned as one of the US’s top litigators after a
Shearman & Sterling has eliminated the job of its full-time general counsel, John Shutkin. The firm hired Shutkin in 2004 from KPMG International, where he had been general counsel for five years. Shutkin was one of the
Linklaters announced the election of 28 lawyers to the partnership. The promotions cover 11 practices, across each of the firm’s three divisions, and 12 offices, with 21 of the new partners based outside London. The