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DLA Piper hires DoJ tax head

September 24, 2014, GIR

DLA Piper has recruited Kathryn Keneally, the former assistant attorney general for the DoJ’s tax division, in New York.

Dechert hires from Berwin Leighton Paisner

Dechert hires from Berwin Leighton Paisner

September 24, 2014, GIR

Dechert has added financial services specialist David Hughes to its London office.

DoJ prosecutor heads to Schulte Roth

September 22, 2014, GIR

Schulte Roth & Zabel has recruited Seetha Ramachandran, a deputy chief in the DoJ’s asset forfeiture and money laundering section.

Pfizer assistant general counsel joins DLA Piper

Pfizer assistant general counsel joins DLA Piper

September 22, 2014, GIR

DLA Piper announced on 15 September that Karl Buch, a former assistant general counsel for Pfizer, has joined its litigation department in New York.

Ropes & Gray hires NY prosecutor for Hong Kong office

Ropes & Gray hires NY prosecutor for Hong Kong office

September 19, 2014, GIR

Patrick Sinclair has joined Ropes & Gray as partner in its government enforcement practice in Hong Kong, after serving as a New York prosecutor for seven years.

Linklaters investigator becomes global dispute resolution head

Linklaters investigator becomes global dispute resolution head

September 17, 2014, GIR

Linklaters has appointed London-based Michael Bennett to lead the firm’s dispute resolution practice.

Sidley Austin hires former US government data privacy lawyer

Sidley Austin hires former US government data privacy lawyer

September 16, 2014, GIR

Sidley Austin has hired Cameron Kerry, the brother of US secretary of state John Kerry, as senior counsel in its privacy data security and information law practice.

O’Melveny hires Asian litigation expert Denis Brock

O’Melveny hires Asian litigation expert Denis Brock

September 16, 2014, GIR

Denis Brock will join O’Melveny & Myers from King & Wood Mallesons on 1 October as part of plans to expand the firm’s FCPA and regulatory practice in Asia.

Greenberg Traurig investigator heads to Seyfarth Shaw

Greenberg Traurig investigator heads to Seyfarth Shaw

September 12, 2014, GIR

Greenberg Traurig partner Karen Bitar has joined Seyfarth Shaw in New York.

Corporate crime investigator joins Eversheds

Corporate crime investigator joins Eversheds

September 11, 2014, GIR

Polly Sprenger, who worked as an investigator at the SFO before retraining in 2012 as a barrister, will join Eversheds’ fraud and investigations team.