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Brazilian law firms expand their teams amid restructuring boom

Brazilian law firms expand their teams amid restructuring boom

02 June 2016

The past month has seen a flurry of hires and promotions in the restructuring teams of prominent Brazilian law firms, with experts predicting a rise in distressed transactions in the country in the near future.

Community round-up: new restructuring hires for banks and advisory firms

Community round-up: new restructuring hires for banks and advisory firms

01 June 2016

Recent weeks have seen banks and advisory firms add to their ranks of insolvency and restructuring managers in New York and London, while a veteran bankruptcy practitioner has joined Richards Kibbe & Orbe as a partner in New York.

Greenberg continues run of lateral hires with addition of Haynes & Boone partner

Greenberg continues run of lateral hires with addition of Haynes & Boone partner

26 May 2016

Greenberg Traurig has made its third partner-level restructuring hire in a year, poaching Lenard Parkins from Haynes & Boone in Texas.

Community round-up: senior hires, expansions and mergers

Community round-up: senior hires, expansions and mergers

24 May 2016

Advisory practice Hilco Merchant Resources and law firm Butler Snow have announced hires to spearhead expansions into new territories, while lawyers have moved firms in major US cities and two Florida boutiques have joined forces.

FTI appoints new global corporate finance and restructuring co-heads

FTI appoints new global corporate finance and restructuring co-heads

19 May 2016

Advisory firm FTI consulting has named Carlyn Taylor and Michael Eisenband as the new global co-leaders of its corporate finance and restructuring practice.

Community round-up: US and Hong Kong hires

Community round-up: US and Hong Kong hires

17 May 2016

US firm Ballard Spahr has poached two partners from Katten Muchin Rosenman, offshore firm Harneys had hired a litigation partner in Hong Kong, international consulting firm BDO has added new talent, and BakerHostetler has become the first firm to hire an artificially intelligent bankruptcy lawyer to assist in legal research.

King & Spalding adds partner from Dentons

King & Spalding adds partner from Dentons

17 May 2016

King & Spalding has added Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy specialist Mark Kaufman as a partner in its Atlanta and Washington, DC offices.

Orrick poaches Parisian partners from Freshfields

Orrick poaches Parisian partners from Freshfields

12 May 2016

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has added two Paris-based partners with restructuring backgrounds from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Community round-up: new hire at Robins Kaplan as Norton Rose Fulbright promotes globally

Community round-up: new hire at Robins Kaplan as Norton Rose Fulbright promotes globally

11 May 2016

Robins Kaplan has hired from Weil Gotshal & Manges in New York; eight partners have joined US firm LeClairRyan; Norton Rose Fulbright has announced a round of promotions across the globe; and a real estate lawyer with restructuring experience has joined Akerman's Los Angeles office.

Community round-up: movements in Europe and the US

Community round-up: movements in Europe and the US

05 May 2016

Recent weeks saw high-profile hires in London and Texas and partner promotions across Europe. Debt financing specialist Mark Fine has joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher as partner in the firm’s London office.

Clifford Chance names new global restructuring head

Clifford Chance names new global restructuring head

04 May 2016

London partner Philip Hertz has taken over as global head of restructuring at Clifford Chance.

Ashurst lawyer joins Vannin Capital as counsel

Ashurst lawyer joins Vannin Capital as counsel

03 May 2016

A former Ashurst lawyer has joined third party funder Vannin Capital as counsel in its Sydney office.