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Rupa Briggs Joins White & Case as a Partner in New York

Global law firm White & Case LLP continues to expand its Global Capital Markets Practice with the arrival of Rupa Briggs as a partner in New York. – “Rupa’s strong background advising issuers and underwriters in equity capital markets transactions will further add to the strength and depth of our Capital Markets practice,” said Stuart…

Michele Haydel Gehrke and Anne Cherry Barnett Join Reed Smith’s Labor & Employment Practice in San Francisco

Global law firm Reed Smith today announced the addition of two partners from Polsinelli to its Labor & Employment practice in San Francisco. Michele Haydel Gehrke was formerly chair of Polsinelli’s Traditional Labor Relations Practice. She maintains a dual-practice focus on labor and employment matters on behalf of management. Anne Cherry Barnett ‘s practice focuses…

Commercial disputes lawyer Mahmoud Awad and senior consultant Waseem Khokhar join Reed Smith, bolstering firm’s Middle East presence

In a move that reflects the firm’s continued investment into the Middle East, global law firm Reed Smith today announced that Mahmoud Awad will be joining the firm as a partner in its Commercial Disputes (EME) Group. Mahmoud will be based in the firm’s Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices. – Related Professionals: M. Tamara Box…

DWF Italy launches Administrative Law practice with new partner hire

DWF Italy has appointed Lidia Scantamburlo from Belvedere Inzaghi & Partners as the business’s new Head of the Administrative Law Practice in Italy. – Lidia specialises in administrative and real estate law, with particular expertise in advising clients on public and private procurement, contract law, concessions and public and private partnerships. She also brings a…

Zelinda Bennett joins DWF as Director of Marketing and Business Development

Zelinda brings over 20 years’ experience in developing and implementing client strategy in professional services firms. In her role at DWF, Zelinda will be responsible for shaping the firm’s global business development, client engagement, and marketing strategy, leading a 50-strong cross-jurisdictional team across the UK, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and America. The appointment reflects…

DWF's new partnership with Özkan Gürden Bingöl Attorney Partnership

The partners, associates and staff of Özkan Gürden Bingöl Attorney Partnership in association with DWF cordially invite you to join them in celebrating our new partnership and exclusive association with DWF.

Paul Hastings Continues Intellectual Property Growth with Addition of Seasoned IP Trial Litigator

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that David Beckwith, a seasoned trial and appellate lawyer with three decades of experience, has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property practice, and will be based in Palo Alto and San Diego. He joins from a litigation boutique firm, and previously was a partner at McDermott…

Simpson Thacher Elects Eleven New Partners

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP announced yesterday that it has elected eleven attorneys as members of the Firm effective January 1, 2019. The new partners are: – Naveed Anwar (Palo Alto) – Naveed specializes in public and private mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. He regularly advises private equity firms and companies on a…

Karen H. Hunt to Speak on ABA Antitrust Panel

Litigation Associate Karen H. Hunt will speak on an American Bar Association (ABA) panel regarding careers in antitrust and competition law via teleconference on November 13. The panel, titled “Why Antitrust? Perspectives on Careers in Antitrust and Competition Law,” will offer law students and recent graduates an opportunity to learn more about career paths in…

Clyde & Co Partner Craig S. Barnes Appointed Judge of Los Angeles County Superior Court

Global law firm Clyde & Co today announced the appointment of its Los Angeles-based partner, Craig S. Barnes, to a judgeship in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Barnes joins thirty-two others selected by California Governor Jerry Brown for the state trial court bench. – Barnes practiced law for over thirty years, concentrating on catastrophic…