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Counsel Watch

April 23, 2019, GIR

The lawyers and firms working on the biggest cases, including counsel acting for former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, and representatives for former Skadden partner Gregory Craig.

Former UBS investigations lawyer moves to private practice

Former UBS investigations lawyer moves to private practice

April 17, 2019, GIR

Arwen Handley has said she is looking forward to using the skills and knowledge she gained working in-house “to bring an extra dimension” to Hogan Lovells.

Ex-southern district criminal division chief returns to private practice

Ex-southern district criminal division chief returns to private practice

April 12, 2019, GIR

Lisa Zornberg oversaw several of the office’s high-profile cases, including the prosecution of US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen and the highly politicised case against Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab.

Former US prosecutor joins Quinn Emanuel

Former US prosecutor joins Quinn Emanuel

April 10, 2019, GIR

Quinn Emanuel has hired former Kirkland & Ellis partner Leonid Feller as a partner in its white-collar group in Chicago.

MoFo continues to expand national security practice

MoFo continues to expand national security practice

April 05, 2019, GIR

Morrison & Foerster has recruited a third former US government lawyer within 12 months to its national security practice.

Nardello hires new London and New York offices heads

Nardello hires new London and New York offices heads

April 03, 2019, GIR

Max Cawdron and Christopher McCavitt have joined Nardello & Co as managing directors in London and New York respectively.

Sidley Austin hires former FSA prosecutor

Sidley Austin hires former FSA prosecutor

April 01, 2019, GIR

Sara George is set to leave Stephenson Harwood to join Sidley Austin as a partner in its securities and derivatives practice in London.

People News: Linklaters partner seconded to FCA

People News: Linklaters partner seconded to FCA

March 22, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news round-up, Hogan Lovells appoints a former Sony Hack prosecutor as the head of its Americas white-collar practice and a Hong Kong-based lawyer leaves a UK magic circle firm for a six-month stint at the FCA.

Greenberg Traurig trio split off to create new trial boutique

Greenberg Traurig trio split off to create new trial boutique

March 21, 2019, GIR

Marc Mukasey, the former co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s white-collar defence practice, has launched a New York boutique law firm that he says is “built specifically for the courtroom”.

MoFo adds two lawyers from WilmerHale

MoFo adds two lawyers from WilmerHale

March 20, 2019, GIR

Roland Steinmeyer and Patrick Späth have joined Morrison & Foerster’s investigations and white-collar defence practice in Berlin.