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People moves from IFLR1000: Americas

In Chile, Clyde & Co launched an office after forming an association with Grasty Quintana Majlis.

LatAm firm ECIJA expanded into Mexico after merging with local outfit Chacón & Rodríguez.

In the US, there has been a reasonably high amount of activity with mergers, office openings and an exit.

Dentons merged with two national firms; Indianapolis' Bingham Greenebaum Doll and Pittsburgh's Cohen & Grigsby. Duane Morris merged with New York firm Satterlee Stephens, growing its presence in the city by 60%. Meanwhile large regional firms Troutman Sanders and Pepper Hamilton confirmed that the two will merge as of April 2020.

Meanwhile Ashurst launched its third US branch in Los Angeles. Shearman & Sterling launched in Dallas – its third branch in Texas – after recruiting six partners including three from Jones Day. Perkins Coie also expanded in Texas, opening in Austin with hires from Vinson & Elkins and Wilson Sonsini.

Mishcon de Reya closed its New York branch – its sole US office – 10 years after opening. King & Wood Mallesons picked up the office's last few lawyers.

NameCountryMoved fromMoved toPractice area
Helen NavesBrazilTrench Rossi & Watanabe AdvogadosDemarest AdvogadosBanking and finance
Marc StalderBrazilKoury Lopes AdvogadosDemarest AdvogadosReal estate
Toby AllanCanadaDentonsMcCarthy TétraultCorporate and M&A
Hartley LeftonCanadaDentonsMcCarthy TétraultFinancial services regulatory
Zygmunt BrettEl SalvadorAriasBLPBanking and finance
Antonella ImbersEl SalvadorAriasBLPCorporate and M&A
Mariana NochezEl SalvadorAriasBLPCorporate and M&A
Laura E. ApplebyUnited StatesChapman and CutlerDrinker Biddle & ReathRestructuring and insolvency
Mercedes TunstallUnited StatesPillsbury Winthrop Shaw PittmanLoeb & LoebRegulatory
Jaeyong SoUnited StatesDebevoise & PlimptonWinsteadAviation
Jaesuk YooUnited StatesDebevoise & PlimptonWinsteadAviation

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