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Three DLA Piper Canada lawyers appointed Queen’s Counsel in Alberta

Congratulations to Jennifer Cleall, Karen Fellowes and Donald Wilson, three of a select group of lawyers to receive the important designation of Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) in Alberta in 2020. – The Q.C. designation is conferred on members of the legal profession to recognize their distinguished legal service and expertise in a particular area of law….

Proskauer Announces Steven M. Ellis as Chair-Elect of the Firm

International law firm Proskauer announced today that Steven M. Ellis, co-chair of the Firm’s market-leading Private Credit Group and a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee, has been elected by the partnership to serve as Chair of the Firm commencing at the end of January 2020. – Mr. Ellis will succeed Joseph M. Leccese, who…

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.”