Akerman Continues New York Growth with Financial Litigator Brian Fraser

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced the continued growth of its New York office with Partner Brian Fraser. He joins Akerman’s Litigation Practice Group and bolsters its national team of trial lawyers dedicated to clients in the financial services sector.  

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Morgan Lewis Adds Investment Management Transactions Veterans to Enhance Practice

Morgan Lewis has added leading investment management transactions partners Robert D. Goldbaum and Nathan R. Pusey to its investment management transactions practice, where they will continue to represent a wide variety of industry leaders in the full range of asset and wealth management transactions. Both new partners will be based in New York, joining Morgan Lewis’s existing investment management transactions practice and broad-based corporate and securities transactions practice.

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Leading Restructuring Lawyer Kenneth Noble Joins McGuireWoods as Partner in New York

Kenneth E. Noble, who has advised leading banks and other senior lenders in bankruptcy and restructuring matters for more than 25 years, has joined McGuireWoods’ Restructuring and Insolvency Department as a partner in New York as the firm continues its expansion of New York-based talent focused on meeting the needs of financial institutions. Mr. Noble Joins from Holland & Knight, LLP.

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Robert Stone Joins Katten as Partner in New York

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP announced today that Robert A. Stone joined the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice as a partner in its New York office. Mr. Stone focuses his practice on all aspects of Title I of ERISA, including fiduciary standards and prohibited transaction issues. He also regularly advises clients on public and private executive compensation matters. Mr. Stone joins from Clifford Chance, LLP.

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Blank Rome Expands Tax Group with Two Additions in New York

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that David J. Moise and Jill E. Misener have joined the Firm in the Tax, Benefits, and Private Client group in New York. Mr. Moise joins the Firm as a partner with over 30 years of experience and a robust federal, state, and local tax practice. Joining Blank Rome as of counsel, Ms. Misener also has significant experience in tax procedure and controversy. Both come to Blank Rome from Withers Bergman LLP.

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Nyron Persaud Joins Winston & Strawn in New York

Winston & Strawn LLP is pleased to announce Nyron Persaud has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice as a partner in the New York office. Mr. Persaud joins the firm from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

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Orrick Adds New York Tech Companies Leader

Orrick announced today that Pete Fusco, an advisor to tech companies and venture funds, has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Pete, who was formerly a partner with Lowenstein Sandler, will lead Orrick’s New York tech companies practice.

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Two Corporate Partners Join Dechert in New York

Dechert LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Jeff Norton and Gareth Clark will join the firm as corporate partners in the New York office. Norton is the former leader of Linklaters’ U.S. banking team and focuses his practice on acquisition finance, restructurings and liability management transactions. Clark previously served in the corporate group at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and focuses his practice on private equity and M&A transactions.

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Leading Real Estate Lawyer Andrew Weiner Joins Pillsbury’s New York Office

Pillsbury today announced the arrival of noted real estate lawyer Andrew Weiner, who joins the firm’s New York office as a partner. A veteran presence in the real estate industry, which is one of Pillsbury’s five core sectors, Weiner’s practice is global in scope but focuses significantly on transactions in the New York metropolitan area. He comes to Pillsbury from Dentons.

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