Recent Partner Promotions

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on February 12, 2009 at 4:02 PM



Promotions 2009:Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP announced on February 2, 2009 the admission of 13 lawyers to the partnership, effective January 1, 2009.   Orrick currently has 415 partners, including the partners announced today, and will name two additional partners when it receives approval from the appropriate...

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Deal Watch - 1/30/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on January 30, 2009 at 5:01 PM



Skadden’s Hong Kong Finance and Investment Funds practice represented Merrill Lynch in Galaxy Entertainment’s offer to purchase for cash US$250m in its notes due 2010 and US$100mn for notes due 2012. Slaughter & May and White & Case secured roles in advising Philips Electronics and TPV Technology Limited as Tech...

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ALB Update 1/27/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on January 27, 2009 at 9:01 PM



The People’s Republic has really been internationalizing its legal system. The following are summaries of the ALB Legal News articles detailing the progress it has made:The Anti-Monopoly Bureau of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (AMB) has created a new set of guidelines that are more consistent with practices in other ...

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Office Openings 1/27/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on January 27, 2009 at 6:01 PM



One of Wilmerhale’s two joint managing partners confirmed on January 21st they were in the middle of applying for a license to practice in Shanghai. They want to further their reach into Asia. The only Asian office they have currently is in Beijing.

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 12/23/08

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on December 23, 2008 at 4:12 PM



Linklaters moves partners to its Hong Kong office Linklaters has announced that three partners will be moving to its Hong Kong office in January 2009.  The three partners include senior litigation partner and white-collar crime expert Tom Lindstrom and corporate specialist David Ludwick.  They will both be relocating ...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 12/18/2008

by: Matt March

Posted on December 19, 2008 at 12:12 AM



Reed Smith LLP, one of the 15 largest law firms in the world, announced on December 18, 2008, the promotion of 22 of its counsel and associates in offices worldwide to partnership, effective January 1 2009, including Patrick Wong and Nathan Dentice in Hong Kong.  Mr. Wong, who joined Richards Butler in 2000 and was brou...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 12/14/2008

by: Matt March

Posted on December 15, 2008 at 12:12 AM



Shearman & Sterling on 14 Dec of 2008 announced the election of 11 associates and counsel to the partnership across its worldwide platform including two in Asia.  In Beijing, Ling Huang was made a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Ms. Huang, a native Mandarin speaker who has practiced in the firm’s Be...

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