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Kingsley Napley hires Jo Rickards

July 16, 2014, GIR

Jo Rickards, the DLA Piper partner who advised Andy Coulson on the recent UK phone hacking and corruption trial, is to join Kingsley Napley’s criminal litigation team in London.

Orrick boosts East Coast investigations practice

July 16, 2014, GIR

Litigator Jason Halper has joined Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe to become the third addition to the firm’s East Coast investigations practice in the last month.

Quinn Emanuel boosts white-collar practice with boutique merger

Quinn Emanuel boosts white-collar practice with boutique merger

July 15, 2014, GIR

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has this week added an office in Houston after it merged with white-collar crime boutique Gerger & Clarke.

Jones Day adds Akin Gump investigations partner

July 15, 2014, GIR

Jones Day has hired former Manhattan federal prosecutor Samidh Guha to its securities litigation and SEC enforcement practice in New York.

Cleary partner moves to hedge fund

July 14, 2014, GIR

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton partner and former SEC general counsel David Becker has joined hedge fund Och-Ziff as chief legal and compliance officer.

Schiff Hardin recruits Chicago prosecutor

July 11, 2014, GIR

Chicago Assistant US Attorney Andrew Porter has returned to Schiff Hardin in Chicago, after spending 15 years in the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois.

Kaye Scholer partner joins Paul Hastings

Kaye Scholer partner joins Paul Hastings

July 10, 2014, GIR

Eric Sussman has joined Paul Hastings as partner in its investigations and white-collar defence practice in Chicago from Kaye Scholer.

Arnold & Porter hires UK financial services specialist

Arnold & Porter hires UK financial services specialist

July 10, 2014, GIR

Former Financial Services Authority (FSA) lawyer Tim Aron has joined Arnold & Porter in London, where he will advise financial services institutions on regulatory issues and represent them in enforcement action.

Herrick lands former EDNY criminal chief

July 09, 2014, GIR

Former federal prosecutor Victor Rocco has joined US firm Herrick, Feinstein as partner to lead the firm’s white-collar defence and investigations practice from New York.

MoFo makes Friedman Europe managing partner

MoFo makes Friedman Europe managing partner

July 08, 2014, GIR

Investigations lawyer Paul Friedman, co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s FCPA and anti-corruption task force, has become the firm’s first managing partner for Europe, it was announced today.