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Huawei stacks legal team with former US prosecutors

Huawei stacks legal team with former US prosecutors

February 06, 2019, GIR

Embattled Chinese telecoms-equipment company has recruited a squad of lawyers headlined by a former deputy attorney general and two ex-prosecutors to fight trade secret and sanctions charges.

Cooley adds former SEC enforcement lawyer

Cooley adds former SEC enforcement lawyer

February 06, 2019, GIR

Former WilmerHale partner Randall Lee joined Cooley’s Los Angeles office as a partner on 1 February, after 11 years at his old firm.

Mishcon de Reya hires counsel to Tesco as partner

Mishcon de Reya hires counsel to Tesco as partner

January 29, 2019, GIR

Mishcon de Reya has announced that Johanna Walsh will join the firm as partner in its white-collar crime and investigations group in London on 4 February.

People News: UK white-collar specialists appointed as QCs

People News: UK white-collar specialists appointed as QCs

January 21, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news round-up, 18 investigations barristers make the 2018 QC list, Goldman Sach’s legal chief steps down and Crowell & Moring hires a new litigation partner to oversee the US firm’s expansion in London.

King & Spalding continues investigations hiring spree with ex-DOJ official

King & Spalding continues investigations hiring spree with ex-DOJ official

January 17, 2019, GIR

Michael Shepard’s hire is part of the firm’s strategic plan to build its special matters capabilities on the West Coast.

Jenner & Block poaches third lawyer from K&L Gates

Jenner & Block poaches third lawyer from K&L Gates

January 10, 2019, GIR

Robert Dalling has joined Jenner & Block as a special counsel in the firm’s global investigations, compliance and defence practice in London.

New York Governor taps chief of staff to head DFS

New York Governor taps chief of staff to head DFS

January 09, 2019, GIR

Lawyers who've previously worked with Linda Casewell say she's a good fit for the role.

Cohen & Gresser takes on another high-profile lawyer

Cohen & Gresser takes on another high-profile lawyer

January 08, 2019, GIR

US firm Cohen & Gresser has hired Miriam González Durántez, the former co-chair of Dechert’s global trade and sanctions practice, as a partner in its London and Washington, DC office.

Quinn Emanuel hires former Swiss bank investigations head

Quinn Emanuel hires former Swiss bank investigations head

December 20, 2018, GIR

Tomislav Joksimovic, the former head of investigations at Zurich-based EFG International, has returned to Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan’s Washington, DC office.

People News: Jay Jorgensen set to leave Walmart

People News: Jay Jorgensen set to leave Walmart

December 19, 2018, GIR

In the latest people news round-up, Eversheds appoints a new head of litigation and dispute management for the Middle East as Walmart announces the departure of its global chief ethics and compliance officer.