US firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has promoted eight lawyers to partner and two to counsel in the firm’s latest round of promotions with six promotions in New York, two in Rome and one in Brussels.
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A first-year associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton made an Excel reformatting error that mistakenly added 179 contracts to an agreement to buy Lehman Brothers assets, according to a motion filed with a New York
Linklaters and Cleary Gottlieb Hamilton & Steen have scored the mandates to represent Merrill Lynch and Bank of America respectively, advising them on all non-US aspects of the $50bn (£28bn) takeover which will create
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Ropes & Gray have secured the key roles on the joint acquisition of Lehman Brothers’ investment management unit by Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman.
Slaughter and May took the top spot in the UK for the third consecutive year. The top-ten UK law firms for prestige, as ranked in the 2009 Vault Guide to the Top 50 UK Law Firms are as follows: 1 Slaughter and
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton attemps to reverse a stinging sanctions order by Southern District of New York Judge Loretta Preska last August saying the firm had shown "a willingness to operate in the murky area
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton will be retaining all of the trainee solicitors who are due to qualify with the firm this September. This is the second year in a row that Cleary has boasted a 100 per cent trainee
Debevoise & Plimpton, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy have scooped lead roles advising Verizon Wireless on its $28.1bn acquisition of network operator Alltel.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has been crowned as the US’s most ethnically-diverse major law firm, according to research that shows US firms drawing on a wider pool of talent.
Fiona Adams and Henrietta Walker, two London-based Mayer Brown M&A partners, led a team advising the world’s largest paint maker, Akzo Nobel N.V., in a $5 billion divestiture of its adhesives and electronics business
As the credit crisis drove first-quarter U.S. mergers and acquisitions down 54 percent to $248.1 billion from $536.3 billion last year, deal volume in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa rose 39 percent, from
Clifford Chance has won a high-profile mandate to advise the Aluminium Corporation of China (Chinalco) on its joint acquisition with Alcoa of a 12% stake in Rio Tinto for around $14bn. Linklaters is acting for regular
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Sullivan & Cromwell scooped lead roles on the $19bn Citigroup equity offering. The transaction is the latest investment bank equity offering to see sovereign and domestic wealth funds
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has advised the world's biggest cement-maker Lafarge on its £6.32bn purchase of Egyptian rival Orascom Cement, making it North Africa's biggest ever M&A deal. Paris-based corporate