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SEC accountancy chief to leave agency

SEC accountancy chief to leave agency

May 16, 2014, GIR

The US Securities and Exchange Commission chief accountant Paul Beswick will leave the agency after working there for almost seven years. Beswick will return to private practice but the SEC did not say where he is going.

WSGR litigator joins Mishcon in New York

WSGR litigator joins Mishcon in New York

May 15, 2014, GIR

Investigator and trial lawyer Robert Gold has joined Mishcon de Reya’s New York office from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the firm announced today.

Lockheed Martin anti-corruption head joins Baker & McKenzie

Lockheed Martin anti-corruption head joins Baker & McKenzie

May 14, 2014, GIR

Howard Weissman has joined Baker & McKenzie’s compliance and investigations practice in Washington, DC as counsel, after more than 25 years at aerospace and defence company Lockheed Martin.

Energy specialist heads to Reed Smith

May 13, 2014, GIR

Michael Yuffee has joined Reed Smith’s Washington, DC office from Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, where he was head of the firm’s energy practice.

McGuireWoods nets Latham partner

McGuireWoods nets Latham partner

May 13, 2014, GIR

McGuireWoods has hired Noreen Kelly-Dynega as partner in its financial services litigation department in New York from Latham & Watkins.

Corbin Athey duo head to Holland & Knight

Corbin Athey duo head to Holland & Knight

May 12, 2014, GIR

Joel Athey and Nicholas Melzer have left Los Angeles litigation boutique Corbin Athey & Martinez to join Holland & Knight.

Eversheds poaches Freshfields investigations lawyer

Eversheds poaches Freshfields investigations lawyer

May 12, 2014, GIR

Eversheds has hired Jonathan Brook as partner in its litigation practice in London from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was a senior associate.

Blank Rome nets former New Jersey prosecutor

Blank Rome nets former New Jersey prosecutor

May 09, 2014, GIR

US-firm Blank Rome has added a former US attorney as partner in its white-collar defence and investigations group.

Accenture investigations head moves to private practice

Accenture investigations head moves to private practice

May 07, 2014, GIR

Internal investigations lawyer Philip Storm has joined employment law firm Littler Mendelson from management consultancy Accenture.

Mayer Brown strengthens DC white-collar group

Mayer Brown strengthens DC white-collar group

May 06, 2014, GIR

Mayer Brown has added another former Kirkland & Ellis partner to its white-collar compliance and defence group in Washington, DC.