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DLA Piper poaches Greenberg litigators

DLA Piper poaches Greenberg litigators

July 03, 2014, GIR

Kevin Finger, chair of Greenberg Traurig's Chicago litigation practice, has joined DLA Piper together with co-chair Jeffrey Torosian.

Herbert Smith adds partner in NYC

Herbert Smith adds partner in NYC

July 02, 2014, GIR

A former assistant US attorney has joined Herbert Smith Freehills to become the firm's second partner in its New York City-based corporate crime and investigations practice.

EY builds in Brazil

EY builds in Brazil

July 01, 2014, GIR

EY has bought Brazilian consultancy firm Conformity to strengthen its fraud investigations and disputes services to address increasing anti-corruption enforcement in South America.

Baker & McKenzie promotes asset recovery lawyer

Baker & McKenzie promotes asset recovery lawyer

June 27, 2014, GIR

Baker & McKenzie has promoted Charles Thomson to partner in its dispute resolution practice in London.

Paul Weiss recruits SDNY criminal division chief

Paul Weiss recruits SDNY criminal division chief

June 27, 2014, GIR

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison has hired Lorin Reisner as partner in its litigation department from the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

Jones Day signs Cadwalader partner

Jones Day signs Cadwalader partner

June 25, 2014, GIR

Jason Jurgens has joined Jones Day in its financial institutions litigation and regulation practice in New York from Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft.

Mishcon de Reya nets former head of UK prosecutions

Mishcon de Reya nets former head of UK prosecutions

June 24, 2014, GIR

Former Director of Public Prosecutions Keir Starmer QC, who was the most senior public prosecutor in England and Wales until November 2013, has joined Mishcon de Reya’s business crime group in London.

Arnold & Porter hires financial services specialist in DC

Arnold & Porter hires financial services specialist in DC

June 19, 2014, GIR

Michael Mancusi has joined Arnold & Porter’s financial services practice in Washington, DC from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton.

Skadden partner wins French book prize

Skadden partner wins French book prize

June 18, 2014, GIR

Pierre Servan-Schreiber, head of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom’s Paris office, yesterday won the Olivier Debouzy prize for his book Deals de Justice, which examines how US enforcers pursue companies worldwide.

Day Pitney hires former NGO and UN investigator

Day Pitney hires former NGO and UN investigator

June 16, 2014, GIR

Robert Appleton, a former investigator for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, has joined Day Pitney in New York.