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Counsel Watch: Swiss AG hires Blatter lawyer in Fifa-linked probe

Counsel Watch: Swiss AG hires Blatter lawyer in Fifa-linked probe

July 05, 2019, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, embattled Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber has hired the lawyer acting for former Fifa president Sepp Blatter to represent him in a disciplinary investigation linked to the world footballing organisation.

Lefosse sets up white-collar crime practice with TozziniFreire hire

Lefosse sets up white-collar crime practice with TozziniFreire hire

July 05, 2019, GIR

Brazilian law firm Lefosse’s latest recruit says prosecutors have become more “reluctant” to negotiate settlements after leaked conversations between Operation Car Wash prosecutors and Sérgio Moro were published.

Trench Rossi Watanabe’s former head of investigations launches new firm

Trench Rossi Watanabe’s former head of investigations launches new firm

July 02, 2019, GIR

After leaving Trench Rossi Watanabe, Esther Flesch has started a boutique investigations practice that she wants to be recognised as a “top firm”.

Another special counsel investigator returns to private practice

Another special counsel investigator returns to private practice

June 25, 2019, GIR

Former special counsel investigator Jeannie Rhee says she’s proud of the work she did investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US Presidential election.

Norton Rose Fulbright rehires DC trade lawyer

Norton Rose Fulbright rehires DC trade lawyer

June 21, 2019, GIR

Norton Rose Fulbright has recruited national security and trade lawyer Stefan Reisinger from Morgan Lewis & Bockius.

Cambridge Analytica lawyer joins Crowell & Moring

Cambridge Analytica lawyer joins Crowell & Moring

June 21, 2019, GIR

Winston told GIR’s sister publication Global Data Review working on the Cambridge Analytica case was “fantastic”.

Boeing hires big names for US probe

Boeing hires big names for US probe

June 07, 2019, GIR

Kirkland & Ellis and Quinn Emanuel are among the names Boeing has reportedly hired for the DOJ and SEC’s investigation into the US aircraft manufacturer’s 737 Max model.

People news: Fifa re-elects Infantino

People news: Fifa re-elects Infantino

June 07, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news round-up, FRA opens a new office in Sweden, world football body Fifa re-appoints its president for a second term and the FBI’s chief of staff quits for private practice.

Aguilar Castillo hires regional anti-corruption head

Aguilar Castillo hires regional anti-corruption head

June 06, 2019, GIR

Central American firm Aguilar Castillo Love has hired a criminal litigator to lead its regional anti-corruption investigations practice, as Costa Rica’s national congress debates corruption reform proposals.

Reed Smith boosts China practice with Morgan Lewis hire

Reed Smith boosts China practice with Morgan Lewis hire

June 04, 2019, GIR

Dora Wang has joined Reed Smith as a partner in the firm’s global regulatory enforcement practice. She will split her time between Shanghai and New York.