Dubai-based private equity firm Abraaj Capital has bolstered its team with the hire of two lawyers, Andrew Chvatal and Darius Jannat, from the New York office of Simpson Thacher. This follows on from the hire of Pervez
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As Chinese public companies migrate to the major IS stock exchanges from smaller trading venues, they're seeking increasingly sophisticated legal counsel and generating opportunities for US law firms. Major Wall
Up to 30 associates at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett have been asked to consider their positions as a result of a mid-year performance review, writes TheLawyer.
The world’s elite firms are jostling for position on Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’s (KKR) landmark dual listing in Amsterdam and New York. A team from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett led by partner Alan Klein is advising
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
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has ramped up its executive compensation capabilities, snaring a partner from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Tristan Brown will join the firm as partner in Simpson Thacher’s Palo Alto,
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
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett is set to become the latest major US law firm to enter the Brazilian legal market when it opens an office in Sao Paulo later this year, the firm's first office in Latin America.
Elite Manhattan firms Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have taken lead roles on Mars’ merger with rival confectionary group Wm Wrigley Jr Co – one of the largest M&A deals of the year
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
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has assembled a top tier M&A team to help Microsoft win its $44.6bn battle for Yahoo! The firm's three-partner team is led by global head of M&A Casey Cogut. It also includes the former head of
Among her 300 million citizens, America finds room for 2.2 million prisoners, half a million soldiers — and 1.1 million lawyers, increasing numbers of whom find their way across the Atlantic. From Park Lane to Mincing
Cravath, Swaine & Moore has raised the salary bar for law firm associates in Manhattan. The firm has announced that it will award a special one-time bonus for associates in addition to the traditional year-end bonus that