Community news

FTI appoints new global corporate finance and restructuring co-heads

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

19 May 2016

Community round-up: US and Hong Kong hires

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.

18 May 2016

King & Spalding adds partner from Dentons

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

17 May 2016

Orrick poaches Parisian partners from Freshfields

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

12 May 2016

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

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.

11 May 2016

Community round-up: movements in Europe and the US

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.

05 May 2016

Clifford Chance names new global restructuring head

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

04 May 2016

Ashurst lawyer joins Vannin Capital as counsel

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

03 May 2016

DLA Piper hires from Skadden Arps in Chicago, promotes three in the UK

Former Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom restructuring partner John Lyons has joined DLA Piper in its Chicago office, as the firm promoted three new partners in the UK.

29 April 2016

Community round-up: International hires and new enterprises

Recent weeks have seen the UK’s Insolvency Practitioners Association name a new president, as well as a host of hires, promotions and new ventures in Europe and the US.

29 April 2016

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