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Paul Hastings’ Leading Latin America Practice Welcomes Preeminent M&A/Capital Markets Team in São Paulo

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that preeminent mergers and acquisitions partner Jonathan Kellner will be joining, and prominent capital markets partner David Flechner has joined, the firm, along with several members of their team. They will be based in São Paulo, where Kellner will also serve as the chair of…

Aerkomm Lists on Euronext Paris

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it advised U.S. company Aerkomm Inc., a development stage service provider of in-flight entertainment and connectivity solutions for the airline industry, on the successful admission to listing and trading of its ordinary shares on the Professional Segment of the regulated market of Euronext Paris….

Dawn Yamane Hewett Elected President of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of DC (APABA-DC)

Of Counsel Dawn Yamane Hewett has been elected as President of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of DC. APABA-DC, which is the oldest and largest association of APA attorneys in the Washington, D.C. area, supports the professional growth and advancement of APA attorneys while cultivating an understanding of the issues facing the APA legal…

Quinn Emanuel Brings Litigation Expertise to Emerging Cannabis Industry

Extending its litigation expertise to a burgeoning U.S. industry, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan announced the formation of its Cannabis Litigation Practice Group today, catering to the needs of cannabis industry players involved in commercial disputes. Robert J. Becher, a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office, will serve as Chair of the group, which…

Sarah Tresman returns to Twenty Essex

Twenty Essex is very pleased to welcome Sarah Tresman back to Chambers with effect from today. Sarah has spent the past three years in the Cayman Islands as a litigation attorney with top tier offshore law firm, Walkers, and returns to London to pursue her career at the commercial Bar. – Sarah began her career…

Lord Justice Hamblen appointed to the Supreme Court

Congratulations to Lord Justice Hamblen, formerly a member of Chambers, who has been appointed by Her Majesty The Queen as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. He will take up the position on 13 January 2020. – Duncan Matthews QC, co-head of Twenty Essex, says: – “This is yet another, and…

Greenberg Traurig Global Immigration Team Adds Jay Ruby in Atlanta

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is expanding its Immigration & Compliance Practice with the addition of Jay Ruby as a shareholder in the Atlanta office. Ruby joins the firm from Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP. – Ruby focuses his practice on representing U.S. and international business clients across a broad spectrum of…

Cooley’s London Office Heading to 22 Bishopsgate

Cooley is moving its London office from Dashwood House, where it opened in 2015, to a state-of-the-art new space, 22 Bishopsgate. Cooley is targeting a Q3 2020 move. More than 200 employees will occupy the 75,000-square-foot space across three floors. – 22 Bishopsgate will offer an art gallery, fresh food market, innovation hub, business club,…

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…

Former Global Head of Cybersecurity Law at JPMorgan joins Hogan Lovells

Global law firm Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce that Peter Marta has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner in its Privacy and Cybersecurity practice. – Marta joins Hogan Lovells from JPMorgan Chase & Co., where he served as the bank’s global head of Cybersecurity and Global Security and Investigations Legal. In…