Author: | Published: 11 Dec 2013
Neil MacBride,
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Ram Burshtine,
Sidley Austin
Ji Hoon Hong,
White & Case
November was a month of intensive lateral hiring in the US, with nearly every day bringing a major announcement. Vinson & Elkins lost restructuring lawyer Dov Kleiner to KLEINBERG KAPLAN, a niche firm whose specialty is hedge fund work. Kleiner represents hedge funds in distressed company investments and has done cross-border work for financial institutions.

WEIL GOTSHAL & MANGES, which had suffered a stream of departures from its Dallas and Houston offices, experienced a modest reversal of fortunes when former...