Ameer Ahmad Joins Mayer Brown as a Partner in Chicago

Mayer Brown announced today that Ameer Ahmad, a highly regarded M&A and capital markets lawyer, has joined the firm’s Corporate & Securities practice as a partner in Chicago. Previously, Mr. Ahmad was a partner at Greenberg Traurig.

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Jeffrey Dobosh Returns as Partner to Winston & Strawn

Winston & Strawn LLP is pleased to announce Jeffrey Dobosh has returned to the firm as a partner in the Chicago office. Jeff is a corporate lawyer focusing on private equity, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, incentive equity matters, and general corporate counseling. He was previously with Winston for more than 10 years, most recently serving as Executive Vice President & General Counsel for Winston client MacLean-Fogg Company.

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Perkins Coie Adds Former National Security and Cybercrimes Chief to Chicago White Collar Practice

Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Christopher K. Veatch has joined the firm’s White Collar & Investigations practice group as a partner in the Chicago office. Chris joins the firm from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), where he was most recently Chief of the National Security & Cybercrimes Section at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois.

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McDermott Strengthens Securities Defense Practice with Experienced SEC Enforcement Lawyer

International law firm McDermott Will & Emery announced today that Paul Helms, former senior counsel at the SEC Enforcement Division, has joined the Firm as a partner in the Chicago office. Helms will represent corporations, financial institutions, investment firms, directors, officers and other individuals in internal investigations, enforcement proceedings, and securities litigation, strengthening McDermott’s litigation team in areas involving increasingly significant and complex challenges for clients.

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