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Community round-up: new heads and hires in US and Canada

Community round-up: new heads and hires in US and Canada

06 April 2016

US law firms Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough and Hahn & Hessen have appointed a new practice head and hired special counsel, respectively, while Canada’s BCF Business Law has added a new lawyer in Quebec City, and offshore firm Harneys has announced the secondment of a Bermudian litigator to Hong Kong.

Hogan Lovells hires from DLA Piper in Australia

Hogan Lovells hires from DLA Piper in Australia

05 April 2016

Hogan Lovells has hired DLA Piper restructuring partner Scott Harris to practise in its Perth and Sydney offices.

Morgan Lewis hires former Tokyo judge

Morgan Lewis hires former Tokyo judge

04 April 2016

Morgan Lewis & Bockius has added a former Tokyo High Court judge and adviser to financial services group Nomura Securities, as of counsel in Japan.

Linklaters names new global restructuring co-chairs

Linklaters names new global restructuring co-chairs

01 April 2016

Linklaters partners Rebecca Jarvis and Richard Bussell have been named as the new co-chairs of the firm’s global restructuring and insolvency practice.

Community round-up: laterals and directorship appointments across US and UK

Community round-up: laterals and directorship appointments across US and UK

31 March 2016

Proskauer Rose and Burges Salmon have made lateral hires, in the US and UK respectively, while Deloitte has added a new senior vice president in its corporate restructuring group in the past few weeks. Meanwhile, New York-based bankruptcy claims agent Prime Clerk has appointed a Weil Gotshal & Manges senior associate as director and hired a new director of solicitation and public securities.

Florida litigator appointed US federal bankruptcy judge

Florida litigator appointed US federal bankruptcy judge

29 March 2016

Roberta Colton, Tampa-based shareholder of Florida firm Trenam, has been appointed to a bankruptcy seat in the Middle District of Florida, with a duty station in Orlando.

White & Case hires Bracewell restructuring partner

White & Case hires Bracewell restructuring partner

24 March 2016

White & Case has hired Robert Burns as a partner in its global financial restructuring and insolvency practice in New York.

Community round-up: US domestic hires and promotions

Community round-up: US domestic hires and promotions

23 March 2016

US firm Shipman and Goodwin has hired a new partner with cross-border restructuring experience in its newly-opened New York City office, Detroit-based Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone has added new and returning talent across its Michigan and Chicago offices, and Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has announced its spring promotions round.

American College of Bankruptcy elects new president

American College of Bankruptcy elects new president

21 March 2016

The American College of Bankruptcy has elected Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe partner Marc Levinson as its new president at an annual fellows luncheon on 19 March in Washington, DC.

Lazard hires KPMG restructuring head to run its London team

Lazard hires KPMG restructuring head to run its London team

16 March 2016

Financial services firm Lazard has hired KPMG’s global head of restructuring to lead its team in London.

Community round-up: top firms poach partners and hire MDs

Community round-up: top firms poach partners and hire MDs

15 March 2016

Over the past week Norton Rose Fulbright and Debevoise & Plimpton have made lateral hires, while private equity firm HIG capital and consultancy Huron have recruited new managing directors.

Community round-up: moving on up

Community round-up: moving on up

10 March 2016

In the past week, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Squire Patton Boggs have announced their spring promotions rounds, KPMG has appointed a new UK head of restructuring following the departure of three key faces, and US turnaround firm MorrisAnderson has promoted a new director.