New York's Cravath, Swaine & Moore has never been known for aggressive overseas expansion. Among its closest New York rivals, only Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz has been more conservative about venturing away from its Big Apple roots. So when Cravath announced that it was moving one of its most senior New York litigators, John Beerbower, to London, the shift caught people's attention. For the first time, Cravath's powerful litigation department will have a representative on the ground in London.
Cravath Litigator's London Move Signals a Noteworthy Shift
The American Lawyer
January 14, 2008