Husch Blackwell and Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek Announce Combination

Husch Blackwell, an industry-focused full-service law firm, and Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. (WHD), a leading Wisconsin business and litigation law firm, today announced they will combine effective July 1, 2016. The move strengthens both firms’ commitment to providing industry knowledge and experience to clients. The combined firm will retain the Husch Blackwell name and will continue to operate in all markets where both firms currently have offices.

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Winston & Strawn Strengthens Transportation Finance Capabilities with the Addition of Two Partners in London

Winston & Strawn LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that two partners have agreed to join its Transportation Finance Practice. Christopher Boresjo and Mark Moody plan to join the firm’s London office in the coming weeks from Simmons & Simmons LLP, where Mr. Boresjo led the firm’s Asset Finance Practice. Messrs. Boresjo and Moody concentrate their practice in the aircraft finance arena, handling a variety of complex finance and leasing transactions.

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John Lyons Joins DLA Piper’s Restructuring Practice in Chicago

DLA Piper announced today that John Lyons has joined the firm’s Restructuring practice as a partner in the Chicago office. With over twenty years of restructuring experience, Lyons has represented major US and international corporations, committees, lenders and boards of directors in complex business reorganizations, acquisitions and divestitures. He played key roles in several industry transformative restructurings including, among others, American Airlines, Delphi Corporation, US Airways, Exodus Communications, and VeraSun Energy. He has increasingly represented clients in cross border restructurings and conducted several fraud investigations and asset recovery actions.

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