Americas

Author: IFLR Correspondent | Published: 5 Dec 2019
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The most significant recent Americas legal market news was that US-based international firm Andersen is entering into association with Central Law, a central American firm present in six countries.

Elsewhere a recently-announced internal merger will see Minneapolis' Gray Plant Mooty combine with Kansas City's Lathrop Gage to form Lathrop GPM in 2020. The merger will create a new firm with more than 400 lawyers in 14 offices, including in Boston, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, Dallas, Denver, Chicago and St Louis.

Name Country Moved from Moved to Practice area
Robin Longe Canada Norton Rose Fulbright Dentons Corporate and M&A
Chris Duncan Cayman Islands Mourant Ozannes Carey Olsen Trusts and estates
Elazar Guttman US Kirkland & Ellis Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Private equity
Michael Torosian US Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Baker Botts Capital markets, Corporate and M&A
Al Bright US Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis Bass Berry & Sims Banking and finance, Banking
Ethan Klingsberg US Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Corporate and, M&A
Meredith Kotler US Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Corporate and M&A
Pamela Marcogliese US Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Capital markets
Paul Tiger US Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Corporate and M&A
Kristopher Ring US Katten Muchin Rosenman Goodwin Procter Banking and finance
Phyllis Young US Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld McGuireWoods Banking and finance, Corporate and M&A
Jay Gavigan US Clifford Chance Morrison & Foerster Banking and finance
Jackson Hwu US CKR Law Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Corporate and M&A
Leandro Molina US CKR Law Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Banking and finance
John Willis US Cadence Bank Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Banking and finance
Jeffery Norton US Dechert O'Melveny & Myers Banking and finance
Jenn Cooley US­ Tekin & Associates Vinson & Elkins Real estate

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