Wall Street lawyers whose businesses falter find their bankers promptly at the door asking for repayment of loans. BusinessWeek article by Michael Orey about the fall of Thacher Proffitt & Wood
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Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal has taken the lead role on the $13.9bn sale of US bank IndyMac following its December capture of 100 lawyers from Thacher Proffitt & Wood.
King & Spalding no longer is in the running to acquire a part of Thacher Proffitt & Wood, writes The American Lawyer. In the past week, when King & Spalding neared a deal with Thacher for the structured finance group,
Thacher Proffitt & Wood lost its vice chairman and lawyers in the firm's now-closed White Plains office to Greenberg Traurig. The incoming group includes real estate partner Thomas Infurna as well as three of counsel and
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
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.
Chadbourne & Parke has confirmed that it is to follow its recent opening in Mexico with an office launch in Brazil. As According to The Lawyer, the firm has confirmed that it was working towards a launch in Sao Paulo
Clifford Chance has hired a securitisation partner from Thacher Proffitt & Wood to beef up its US financial products practice. Robert Villani will join the firm's New York office as partner in the financial products
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