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Several lawyers at Bear Stearns have landed at major law firms after the takeover of the investment bank by JPMorgan Chase. David Strumeyer, former head of the legal and compliance department, shifted to Weil Gotshal;
Weil Gotshal & Manges, the New York corporate and insolvency specialist, is managing Lehman Brothers’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the US. In the UK, a three-partner team from Linklaters has secured the key
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP is advising Lehman Brothers on its bankruptcy filing. US firm Weil Gotshal, the No. 1 bankruptcy firm for decades representing almost every historic restructuring from Enron Corp. to WorldCom
Lehman Brothers, the fourth-largest U.S. investment bank, succumbed to the subprime mortgage crisis it helped create in the biggest bankruptcy filing in history. Lehman's filing was made by lawyers from New York's
Kirkland & Ellis has added to its London tax practice with the hire of Jane Scobie from US rival Weil Gotshal & Manges.
US firm Dechert has been granted a licence to open an office in Beijing, its first in mainland China, the firm has said in a statement. So far this year, ten US firms have obtained licences to open firms in China,
Christopher Marcus, a restructuring partner from Kirkland's US rival Weil, joins the firm as partner in New York. Marcus has advised on a number of high-profile restructurings including WorldCom in 2003.
A former Weil Gotshal lawyer has released an album called "Law and order" to become a rap superstar. Emeka Onyejekwe graduated from NYU in 2006 and worked at Weil Gotshal for a little less than a year. He said he left
Weil Gotshal & Manges has continued its emerging markets push after confirming that it has received a license to practise in Beijing. Steve Xiang – who heads up the New York law firm’s China practice and is
Martin Bienenstock, the lawyer who led the Enron Corp. bankruptcy case, left Weil, Gotshal & Manges late last year. The restructuring business he helped build may be exiting right behind him. After topping the list of
The Trump Marina Hotel Casino is being sold to Coastal Marina, a subsidiary of New York-based Coastal Development LLC, in a $316 million deal. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised Atlantic City-based Trump Entertainment
New York-based firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges has announced the promotion of Kevin Ban and Anthony Wang, both in the firm's Shanghai office, to partnership. Stephenson Harwood has two new Asia-based partners as well.
The City arm of Reed Smith Richards Butler has picked up a profile-raising mandate on the $850m acquisition of social networking website Bebo by AOL. The firm’s London arm advised longstanding client Bebo on UK aspects