Partner Moves - 9/8/2010

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Posted on September 8, 2010 at 6:09 PM



Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker has hired former Goldman Sachs managing director, Steve Winegar, as a partner to its Hong Kong office. Winegar worked at Goldman Sachs for the 12 years. He started off in New York, and eventually, in 2005, moved on to lead the legal coverage team for investment banking, capital marke...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 3/26/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on March 26, 2009 at 7:03 PM



Latham & Watkins promoted three lawyers to partnership thus far this year. One of them is Daiske Yoshida, who has become a partner in the Tokyo office’s litigation department. Yoshida is qualified to practice in New York and Japan (where he is registered as a foreign attorney or Gaikokuho-Jimu Bengoshi). He has prim...

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Asia Office Openings Review 2008

by: Ash Kalb

Posted on February 17, 2009 at 4:02 PM



Last year there were over 30 law office openings in Asia.November*  Loeb & Loeb opened an office in Beijing.*  Bird & Bird opened a Shanghai office.*  Winston & Strawn announced new office in Hong Kong, as well as plans for future Beijing and Shanghai offices.*  Goodwin Proctor announced new office opening i...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 2/12/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on February 12, 2009 at 11:02 PM



David K. Cho, based in Hong Kong, has joined Orrick as of counsel and associate. He concentrates on corporate transactions like cross-border M&A, and corporate financings. He has a J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law and a B.A from University of California, Los Angeles.In MoFo, Paul McKenzie has become managing pa...

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Billable Hours May Be Disappearing

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on February 3, 2009 at 6:02 PM



“This is the time to get rid of the billable hour,” said Evan R. Chesler, a presiding partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, in a January 29 New York Times article which speculates that the current economic contraction may push firms to consider changing their billing style. Corporations are no longer as willing to dis...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 2/2/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on February 2, 2009 at 6:02 PM



Henry Liu, a former Heller Ehrman partner, joins Nixon Peabody to lead its China practice.Grandfield Law Offices strengthens its expertise in commercial legal services and its IP practice in China. New partner Yang Sidong extensive experience in IP, as he was the founder and former direct of China’s first private patent...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 11/04/2008

by: Matt March

Posted on November 4, 2008 at 10:11 PM



On November 4 of 2008 International law firm Sidley Austin LLP announced that six partners and a number of counsel and associates have joined the firm from Heller Ehrman LLP.  This included Yang Ing Loong in Singapore, who joins as a partner and will focus on arbitration and litigation in Asia, particularly on disputes ...

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