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Orrick Adds Leading European Regulatory Lawyer

Orrick announced today that leading regulatory and fintech lawyer Marco Boldini has joined the firm as a partner and Head of its Italian Financial Services Regulatory practice. He joins Orrick from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he served as Head of its UK Financial Services Regulatory practice. Marco will split his time between Orrick’s Milan and London offices,…

Freshfields adds leading US employee benefits partner

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP announced today that Lori D. Goodman is joining the firm as a partner in its US executive compensation and employee benefits practice, resident in the New York office. Ms. Goodman’s practice focuses on compensation and benefits aspects of M&A, private equity, disclosure, and corporate governance. – “We welcome Lori as a…

Latham & Watkins Adds Prominent Energy Practitioner in Madrid

Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce that María José Descalzo Benito will join the Madrid office as a partner in the Corporate Department. Descalzo Benito regularly advises domestic and international companies, investors, and private equity firms on a variety of complex corporate, finance, and regulatory matters, with particular focus on the energy sector. –…

Latham & Watkins Further Expands M&A and Private Equity Practices in Boston and Chicago

Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Neal Reenan and Ian Bushner have joined both the firm’s Boston and Chicago offices as partners in the Corporate Department and as members of the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice and the Private Equity Practice. Reenan and Bushner advise private equity sponsors and public and private companies…

Morrison & Foerster Continues Global Expansion of Investigations + White Collar Defense Practice with London Team Addition

Morrison & Foerster, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce a further expansion of its global Investigations + White Collar Defense practice with the additions of Gareth Rees QC and Hayley Ichilcik as partners in London. Their arrival follows the addition of a powerhouse Investigations and Corporate Governance team in Berlin in 2019,…

Mishcon strengthens Private practice with new hire

Mishcon de Reya has announced that Madalina Dumitrescu has joined the Firm as a Partner in Mishcon Private. – Madalina is a dual-qualified English solicitor and Romanian Lawyer who specialises in complex commercial dispute resolution, energy and natural resources, construction, sale of goods, and civil fraud cases.  She acts for individuals, their families and corporate interests…

Macfarlanes announces new partner and senior counsel appointments

We are pleased to report that Alexandra Green (Financial services regulation) and Alicia Thomas (Tax and reward) will become partners in the firm on 1 May 2020. – Alexandra joined Macfarlanes in 2016, having trained and practised at another City firm and as Head of Wealth, UK Legal at HSBC. She focuses on wealth and…

DLA Piper partner moves back to Greenberg after 18 months

Clive Jones is featured and Richard Rosenbaum and Fiona Adams are quoted in an article in The Lawyer titled “DLA Piper partner moves back to Greenberg after 18 months.”

New report reveals a significant increase in pro bono partners

A new report, ‘The Nature and Prevalence of Pro Bono Partner Roles Globally‘, produced by law firm DLA Piper alongside the Australian Pro Bono Centre, Pro Bono Institute in Washington DC and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, reveals a significant increase in the appointment of pro bono partners over the last 20 years. – From 1990…

DLA Piper launches global cannabis practice

DLA Piper has launched a dedicated global cannabis practice that will sit as a sub-group under its Life Sciences sector. The decision to formalise the firm’s offering follows the completion of a significant number of global deals in the sector that have amounted to over USD8 billion to date, as well as a number of large…