Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
In early September, Vinson & Elkins announced it had hired Barbara Smithers, former chief counsel for transactions at International Paper Company, as counsel. She joined the firm’s corporate finance, private equity, and securities law practice . . . Dechert snagged two reverse commuters. Kathleen O’Connor came aboard as a partner in the firm’s mass torts and product liability practice. She spent four years as assistant counsel at Merck & Co., Inc. Jeffrey Brennan also became a partner, joining the firm from the Federal Trade Commission, where he was associate director of the Bureau of Competition . . . Donald Remy started work as a partner in the litigation department at Latham & Watkins. He came to the firm from Fannie Mae, where he was deputy GC and chief compliance officer . . . Gibbons, Del Deo added Robert Needle as counsel in its business and commercial litigation department and as a member of its insurance practice team. Needle was previously with Aon Corporation . . . Leonard Young joined Cleveland’s Walter & Haverfield as a partner in the business section. He had been GC and assistant secretary for the Ferro Corporation . . . William Nordwind, former counsel for the House energy and commerce subcommittee on telecommunications and the Internet, jumped to Venable as a partner in its legislative and government affairs group . . . Greenberg Traurig hired Robert Dinerstein as a shareholder in its New York office. He had been vice-chairman for the Americas and senior corporate counsel at UBS Investment Bank . . . Sheldon Steinbach, longtime GC of the American Council on Education, joined the higher education practice at Dow Lohnes . . . Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver welcomed William Thomas as a principal in its commercial finance and financial institutions practice. Thomas previously served as deputy GC for Allfirst Bank.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.