Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has elected 10 new partners and six new counsel, with effect from 1 January 2006. The newly elected partners and counsel are based in nine of the firm's offices in the US, Europe and Asia, and their practices include capital markets, corporate finance, M&A, antitrust, IP and tax.
McDermott Will & Emery has hired Attila Bodi as a partner in the New York office's corporate group. Bodi joins from Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe.
Burges Salmon partner David Gidney has been appointed as the new South West and Wales chapter chairman for the British Council for Offices.