US: Shearman & Sterling adds Paul Weiss prosecutor

US: Shearman & Sterling adds Paul Weiss prosecutor

Shearman & Sterling has hired Adam Schwartz away from Paul Weiss to serve as a litigation partner in its Washington office. Schwartz, a former federal prosecutor, joined Paul Weiss as an associate in 2014 and became of counsel at the firm. He has worked in the US Attorney’s offices in both the District of Columbia […]

US: Antitrust litigator joins Mayer Brown in Chicago

US: Antitrust litigator joins Mayer Brown in Chicago

Mayer Brown announced that litigator Daniel T. Fenske has joined the firm’s Antitrust & Competition Practice as a partner in Chicago. Most recently, Mr. Fenske was a partner at Jenner & Block. “Enforcement authorities remain extremely active, and Dan’s significant antitrust experience increases the depth and strength of our capabilities,” said Mark Ryan, the leader […]

US: Holwell Shuster & Goldberg promotes antitrust partner

US: Holwell Shuster & Goldberg promotes antitrust partner

Holwell Shuster & Goldberg announced on Monday, January 14, that Jayme Jonat has been named partner. Jonat has represented clients in numerous high-profile antitrust and securities fraud class actions, including her defense of Visa in antitrust litigation against many of the world’s largest retailers, and her representation of the state-owned investment firm Alberta Investment Management […]

US: Brownstein elects new managing partner

US: Brownstein elects new managing partner

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced that its shareholders have elected Rich Benenson to become the firm’s next managing partner effective July 1, 2019. Benenson will spend the next six months transitioning his practice and working with Adam Agron, the firm’s managing partner since 2013, and the management team to ensure a smooth succession of firm […]

US: Honigman Miller Adds Ex-FTC Official To Chicago Office

US: Honigman Miller Adds Ex-FTC Official To Chicago Office

Jennifer Schwab has joined Honigman in the Antitrust and Trade Regulation practice group. She joins the firm after serving 12 years at the Federal Trade Commission. “The addition of Jenny Schwab to our practice provides us with significant additional depth and experience to serve our clients, particularly in the health care space, where we are […]

Brazil: Cascione Pulino hires new head of antitrust

Brazil: Cascione Pulino hires new head of antitrust

São Paulo-based firm Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados announced the lateral hire of its new head of antitrust law. Denise Junqueira, formerly a senior associate at Trench Rossi Watanabe Advogados, joins as the newest partner of the firm’s Competition and Antitrust department. New partner Denise Junqueira is an expert on merger control issues, remedy negotiations, and […]

US: Boutique firm adds antitrust partner

US: Boutique firm adds antitrust partner

Patrick Bradford, formerly a litigation partner with the US law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell, has joined the partnership of Pierce Bainbridge Price & Hecht in its New York office. Mr. Bradford is a complex commercial litigator who practiced at Davis Polk for almost twenty years and was the first African-American at the firm to […]

Global: White & Case promotes 5 new competition partners

Global: White & Case promotes 5 new competition partners

White & Case has promoted 41 of its lawyers around the world to partnership. The promotions are effective on January 1, 2019, and represent 12 of the Firm’s global practices in 15 locations. Of those elected, 5 are competition lawyers. “Becoming a partner is the result of many years of dedication and top quality work […]

EU: Orrick names new antitrust partner

EU: Orrick names new antitrust partner

Orrick announced the expansion of its antitrust department with the entry of partner Pietro Merlino. Coming from Cleary Gottlieb, where he was Counsel, Merlino has twenty years of experience in EU and Italian competition law. In the course of his professional activity, he worked on the application of European and Italian antitrust rules in most […]

Netherlands: De Brauw adds Senior Competition Counsel

Netherlands: De Brauw adds Senior Competition Counsel

Helen Gornall will join De Brauw’s competition practice as counsel from September 1, 2018, bringing with her 15 years of expertise in competition law in both private and corporate practice. Since January 2015 Helen has been Senior Competition Counsel and subsequently Director Competition Law at AkzoNobel. In this capacity she has frequently worked closely with […]

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