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DLA Piper hires two in the US

DLA Piper has bolstered its US restructuring practice with partners from Milbank and Kirkland & Ellis.

21 June 2021

“One in a million”: Judge Cornelius Blackshear 1939-2021

Former Southern District of New York bankruptcy judge Cornelius Blackshear, who oversaw the Chapter 11 case of US airline Pan Am and was the first African American to be appointed as a US Trustee, has died at the age of 81.

18 June 2021

AZB & Partners expands in Mumbai

India’s AZB & Partners has hired a new partner in Mumbai, who joins the firm after almost nine years at L&L Partners.

17 June 2021

Willkie Farr & Gallagher hires in Chicago

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has bolstered its restructuring practice in Chicago with a partner from DLA Piper.

17 June 2021

White & Case continues US expansion with Kirkland hire

Updated: White & Case has hired Kirkland & Ellis partner Gregory Pesce in Chicago, who has credits on the liquidation of securities broker MF Global and industrial fishing conglomerate China Fishery’s bankruptcy.

10 June 2021

Re-launched Buchler Phillips expands in London

London-based turnaround and restructuring firm Buchler Phillips has re-hired an insolvency specialist after a 25-year hiatus and appointed the former chairman of Tottenham Hotspur football club as a partner.

07 June 2021

New leaders for Potter Anderson, Gibson Dunn and Erskine Chambers

Delaware-based law firm Potter Anderson & Coroon has promoted a new restructuring head in Wilmington, while Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has announced new practice chairs in Asia, Europe and the US, and the UK’s Erskine Chambers has appointed a company and insolvency specialist as its new head.

03 June 2021

Dechert continues London expansion

Two months after it recruited Weil Gotshal & Manges' London practice co-head, Dechert has continued to strengthen its restructuring offering with the hire of a long-time Jones Day partner.

01 June 2021

Jones Day partner joins King & Spalding in Chicago

King & Spalding has hired a former Jones Day partner in Chicago who worked on the restructurings of carmaker Chrysler and the city of Detroit in the wake of the global financial crisis.

25 May 2021

Quinn Emanuel makes double partner hire in the US

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has added a partner duo from Foley & Lardner to its Washington, DC office.

20 May 2021

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