Steptoe Further Expands IP, Biologics Practice with Ying Li in New York

Steptoe & Johnson LLP is pleased to announce that Ying Li, who holds a doctorate in immunology, has joined the firm’s national Intellectual Property Group as a partner. Dr. Li’s arrival further strengthens the intellectual property and life sciences capabilities offered by Steptoe in New York, which began with the arrival of patent litigator John Molenda and his team in 2014.

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Two Partners Join Kaye Scholer’s Structured Finance & Derivatives Practice

Howard M. Goldwasser and Skanthan Vivekananda have joined Kaye Scholer LLP as partners in the firm’s Finance Department. Since the 1990s, Goldwasser has maintained a wide-ranging transactional finance practice focused on structured finance and the securitization and financing of an array of traditional and non-traditional asset classes. Vivekananda has a hybrid finance practice and extensive experience in both the structured finance and derivatives practice areas.

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Fried Frank Strengthens M&A, Corporate Governance and Litigation Offerings

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced today that Warren S. de Wied has rejoined as a partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice, resident in the Firm’s New York office. In addition, Scott B. Luftglass will join as a partner in the Litigation Department, also resident in the Firm’s New York office.

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Cadwalader Expands Capital Markets Practice with Addition of New York Partner Chris Gavin

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, today announced that Chris Gavin joined the firm as a partner in the Capital Markets Group in New York. His practice focuses on U.S. and international structured finance transactions covering consumer and corporate debt , including residential mortgage loans.

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