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Securities Litigator Michael Celio Joins Gibson Dunn in Silicon Valley

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Michael Celio has joined the firm as a partner in the Palo Alto office. Formerly a partner with Keker, Van Nest & Peters in San Francisco, he will continue to focus on securities litigation, white collar defense and securities enforcement. – “Michael will be a…

Gibson Dunn Adds PCAOB Enforcement Attorney in Washington, D.C.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that David C. Ware has joined the firm as of counsel in the Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on government investigations and enforcement actions, internal investigations, and litigation in the areas of auditing and accounting, securities fraud, and foreign corruption. He also counsels clients concerning…

Cooley Expands in Beijing With Leading Corporate Partner

Cooley is strengthening its newest office with the arrival of partner Henry Yin from Kirkland & Ellis. Based in Beijing, Yin will be a member of Cooley’s business department. – “Henry’s arrival perfectly complements Cooley’s global growth strategy,” said Mike Lincoln, chair of Cooley’s global business department. “Building out our Beijing presence is the firm’s…

Morgan Lewis to Strengthen Global Corporate Capabilities with 3 New Partners in London

Morgan Lewis continues to expand its European and global cross-border corporate capabilities in its London office with the addition of three new partners from Herbert Smith Freehills. Mark Geday, Nicholas Moore, and Tomasz Wozniak will soon join Morgan Lewis, adding a wealth of experience in a broad range of complex and cross-border corporate transactions.

Dentons welcomes Gary Rose as a partner in our Calgary office

Dentons is pleased to announce that Gary Rose has joined the Firm as a partner in our Banking and Finance group in our Calgary office. Gary represents banks, lenders and borrowers in matters related to their corporate and commercial financing activities. His practice also involves working in various industries, including energy, mining, real estate, transportation,…

Dentons strengthens venture tech team with West Coast addition

Dentons, the leading global law firm, named Gregory R. Carney as counsel in the Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies practice. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as well as corporate finance, and will be resident in the Firm’s Los Angeles office. – Carney represents buyers, sellers, private equity funds and financial…

Norton Rose Fulbright announces new joiner in the pensions team

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright is pleased to announce the appointment of Giannis Waymouth to of counsel in the London office. She was previously at Lloyds Banking Group and will be based in London. – Giannis has over 20 years’ pensions experience with leading pension practices, and extensive experience in financial services. She has…

Latham & Watkins To Add Prominent Litigation Partner in Munich

Latham & Watkins LLP is pleased to announce that Thomas Grützner will join the Munich office as a partner in the Litigation & Trial Department. Grützner’s practice focuses on advising corporate and financial institution clients on a variety of complex compliance and white collar crime matters. – He has particular experience advising clients in adopting…

Pinsent Masons launches Kirk Murdoch Scholarship

International law firm Pinsent Masons has launched a scholarship, in memory of its former Chairman Kirk Murdoch, to encourage students from less advantaged backgrounds to enter the legal profession. – The Kirk Murdoch Memorial Fund will offer financial support, professional mentoring, work placements and the opportunity to take up a traineeship at legal firm Pinsent…

Jeremy King Joins Pinsent Masons as Banking and Finance Partner in Australia

International law firm Pinsent Masons is pleased to announce that Banking and Project Finance partner Jeremy King is joining the firm’s Australia practice commencing 1 August. – Mr King’s appointment supports Pinsent Masons’ strategy in Australia to expand its project finance offerings in the infrastructure and energy sectors. – A partner with Corrs Chambers Westgarth…