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Charles Russell Speechlys appoints Simon Ridpath as new Managing Partner

Charles Russell Speechlys is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Ridpath as the firm’s next Managing Partner. – Simon joined the firm in 2007. As a restructuring and insolvency lawyer, he provides advisory, transactional and contentious advice, acting primarily for insolvency practitioners in corporate administrations, receiverships, liquidations and when appointed as trustees in bankruptcy….

Jeannie Rhee Joins Paul, Weiss From the Mueller Special Counsel's Office

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced today that Jeannie S. Rhee, a former United States Deputy Assistant Attorney General and most recently a leading prosecutor in the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, is joining the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department, resident in the Washington, DC office. Ms. Rhee will…

Leading Private Equity Lawyer Sarah Stasny Joins Paul, Weiss

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced today that Sarah Stasny is joining the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department, resident in the New York office. Ms. Stasny’s practice focuses on advising private equity sponsors and portfolio companies in connection with their acquisitions and investments, divestitures, joint ventures, financings, restructurings and other…

Baker McKenzie Announces Global Practice Group and Industry Leaders and New Managing Partners

Baker McKenzie has announced the appointment of new Managing Partners and Practice Group and Industry leaders worldwide. – Jaime Trujillo, Acting Chair, Baker McKenzie says, “I am delighted that we have appointed an experienced and inspiring group of new leaders in the Firm. I am confident that they will continue to drive Baker McKenzie’s ambitious…

Baker McKenzie appoints new global head of tax

Baker McKenzie has appointed Antonio Russo as chair of its market-leading global tax practice group. He succeeds Simone Musa, whose term as chair recently concluded. – Antonio Russo, based in Amsterdam, specializes in transfer pricing design and implementation. He has more than 20 years of extensive experience in tax planning, structuring and restructuring engagements, and…

DLA Piper bolsters Corporate practice with team of five new partners

Global law firm DLA Piper has significantly bolstered the strength of its Corporate practice in Australia with a team of five market leading M&A partners from Norton Rose Fulbright.   – Partners Shane Bilardi, James Stewart, Jyoti Singh, Chris Mitchell and Andrew Fisken will join DLA Piper in the coming months. – Managing Partner in Australia,…

DLA Piper boosts project finance offering with partner hire in London

DLA Piper today announces that project finance lawyer Nacim Bounouara has joined the firm as a partner in its Finance and Projects practice, based in London. – Nacim Bounouara has joined the firm from Ashurst, where he has been working since 2010. With over 11 years’ experience in energy project finance, Nacim specialises in the…

DLA Piper grows Corporate/M&A practice in London with leading partner hire

DLA Piper today announces the appointment of Tracey Renshaw as a partner in its Corporate practice, based in London. – Tracey will be joining the firm from Clifford Chance in Australia, where she has been a partner since 2011 and also served as co-head of their global oil & gas group. She specialises in M&A…

Reed Smith’s financial services practice adds litigator Jay Thornton in Miami

Reed Smith has added litigator Jay Thornton to its Financial Industry Group, as a partner in its Miami office. Jay, who has been litigating complex banking, employment and commercial litigation matters for 20 years, joins the firm from Gray Robinson, P.A. – Jay brings to Reed Smith significant jury and non-jury trial experience in state…

Proskauer Continues Growth of its Trial Practice with the Arrival of Former Federal Prosecutor, Seetha Ramachandran

International law firm Proskauer announced today the arrival of Seetha Ramachandran as a partner in its Litigation Department. – “We are delighted to welcome Seetha to Proskauer. Her widely-recognized expertise in white collar defense will be a tremendous asset to our team and our clients.” said Robert Cleary, co-chair of the White Collar Defense &…