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Mayer Brown promotes 23 to counsel worldwide

Mayer Brown has announced the promotion of 23 lawyers worldwide to counsel. The appointments are effective January 1, 2020. – “All of these talented lawyers have excelled throughout their careers,” said Mayer Brown Chairman Paul Theiss. “They are highly skilled advocates with a strong commitment to client service and world-class legal skills. It is my…

Mayer Brown becomes founding member of new social mobility charity Aspiring Solicitors Foundation

Mayer Brown has become a founding member of a new social mobility charity, the Aspiring Solicitors Foundation (AS Foundation). The AS Foundation was established by Chris White, the founder of Aspiring Solicitors, which is one of the leading UK organizations dedicated to increasing diversity in the legal profession. The AS Foundation and Aspiring Solicitors are…

Fried Frank Welcomes Jérôme S. Friedrich as a Finance Partner in the Corporate Department

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced today that Jérôme S. Friedrich has joined the Firm as a partner in the Finance Practice and Corporate Department. He will be based in the Firm’s Frankfurt office. – Mr. Friedrich has nearly 20 years of experience in the finance sector. He represents German and multinational investors,…

Fried Frank Continues European Growth, Adds John J. Satory to the Capital Markets Practice in London

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced today that John J. Satory has joined the Firm as a partner in the Capital Markets Practice and member of the Corporate Department. He will be based in the Firm’s London office. – Mr. Satory has significant expertise advising on a variety of cross-border capital markets offerings…

Ashurst boosts banking capability in Luxembourg with partner hire

Fabien joins from Ogier, where he has worked for over seven years and most recently was co-managing partner of their Luxembourg office. He joined Ogier in 2012 from Bonn Steichen& Partners and was promoted to Partner and Head of Banking in 2014. – A technical and experienced banking lawyer, Fabien specialises in acquisition and funds…

Ashurst boosts project finance offering with partner hire in New York

Matt joins from JPMorgan Chase & Co., where he was an Executive Director & Assistant General Counsel and advised the Public Finance Group in the firm’s investment bank. Matt has been representing underwriters on municipal bond issuances for almost 15 years. He has advised on all types of municipal bonds, including those issued to finance…

DLA Piper makes Real Estate partner hire in Birmingham

DLA Piper is further strengthening its Real Estate practice with the appointment of Katie Jacobson as a partner in its Birmingham office. She joins the firm from Hogan Lovells and she will have a clear focus on advising institutional investors across the retail, office and industrial sectors. – Commenting on the appointment, UK Head of…

DLA Piper chooses Paradise for new Birmingham home

Leading global business law firm, DLA Piper, has become the first office tenant to sign up to Two Chamberlain Square, the eight storey, 40 metre high commercial building in the heart of the GBP700 million Paradise development in the heart of Birmingham. – The firm has committed to a 15-year lease for 40,000 sq. ft….

Debbie Yee Joins Kirkland’s Energy Practice in Houston

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that corporate lawyer Debbie Yee has joined the Firm’s Houston office as a partner. Ms. Yee primarily advises public and private companies in the energy industry on strategic acquisitions and divestitures, as well as on capital raising transactions and corporate governance matters.   – “Debbie is a…

Ellisen Turner Joins Kirkland & Ellis as Intellectual Property Litigation Partner in Los Angeles

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that prominent intellectual property strategist and litigator Ellisen Turner has joined the Firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner. – “Ellisen is known for his strong IP litigation experience, as well as his leadership within the legal community,” said Jeffrey C. Hammes, Chairman of Kirkland’s Global Management…