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