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Cooley Partner Named Distinguished Leader in NYC

The New York Law Journal has recognized Kathy Pakenham, partner-in-charge of Cooley’s New York office, as one of its Distinguished Leaders of the Year. – The awards recognize 23 lawyers in leadership roles who have achieved impressive results in the past year, demonstrating clear leadership skills leading to positive outcomes.  – Widely recognized as one…

Cooley Expands in Asia

Cooley is continuing its growth in the Asia-Pacific region with the addition of corporate partner Ferish Patel, who will join in Hong Kong. He arrives from Gunderson Dettmer, where he served as head of the firm’s Singapore office. Cooley intends to continue its expansion into Southeast Asia and will pursue setting up a Singapore office…

Deloitte Legal bolsters tech expertise with appointment of Chief Technology Officer

Deloitte Legal in the UK has today announced the appointment of Bruce Braude as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Based in the London office, Bruce will report directly into UK Managing Partner, Michael Castle. – With technology at the heart of Deloitte Legal’s strategy, Bruce’s role as CTO will oversee all aspects of legal technology…

Partner Named Among the Most Influential Women in Corporate America

Savoy Magazine has named Washington, D.C. partner Tara Elliott to its 2019 list of the Most Influential Women in Corporate America. The list commends women in a range of industries who “embody talent, leadership and grace while executing critical roles for some of the largest corporations in the world.” – Elliott serves as a first-chair…

Two West Coast Partners Named California Trailblazers

Los Angeles corporate partner Julian Kleindorfer and San Francisco/Silicon Valley finance partner Haim Zaltzman are among a select group of lawyers named California Trailblazers in a new report published by The Recorder (American Lawyer Media) that honors “professionals who have made a significant mark on the practice, policy and technological advancement of their practice.”  –…

Fernando Navarro Joins White & Case as a Partner in Madrid

Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Banking Practice with the addition of Fernando Navarro as a partner in Madrid. – “White & Case has a long track record of building strong ‘on-the-ground’ presences in key local markets which connect across our global network and, in turn, enable us to help…

Grace Fan-Delatour Joins White & Case as a Partner in Beijing

Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice with the addition of Grace Fan-Delatour as a partner in Beijing, along with local partner Shaohui Jiang. – “Growing our M&A capability in Greater China has been a priority for the Firm as we look to respond to client demand…

Taylor Wessing announces another year of record success

In 2018/19 Taylor Wessing achieved continued UK and global revenue growth to highest levels yet. UK profit rose by 10% and profits per partner by 13%. – Taylor Wessing has announced its 2018/19 unaudited financial results, achieving a 9% increase in fee billing and an 8% increase in overall UK revenue to £156.6m, its highest…

Linklaters hires new Head of Employment practice in Luxembourg

Linklaters is pleased to announce that Audrey Bertolotti will be joining the Luxembourg office as Consultant and Head of Employment. Audrey will lead the firm’s Luxembourg employment team and will focus on advising on every aspect of employment matters, including: relocation, redundancy, social plans, contractual impact of the UK’s departure from the EU, data protection…

Global banking expert joins Herbert Smith Freehills

Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to welcome a global financial services regulation expert to its market-leading Financial Services Regulatory practice in Australia. – Joseph Longo is joining from Deutsche Bank where he has worked for 17 years. Prior to his retirement from the bank in March, he was the General Counsel, UK and EMEA. Prior…