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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton and Dorsey & Whitney are the latest firms to benefit from Coudert Brothers’ demise, recruiting top New York partners Edward Tillinghast and Brian McGunigle respectively.
Tillinghast is a former head of Coudert’s bankruptcy practice and member of its executive board. He also stepped into the breach in London after the entire London partnershiip decamped to Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe. He has joined Sheppard Mullin’s rapidly-expanding New York office. He will specialise in cross-border insolvency representations with a focus on Asia.
Los Angeles-based Sheppard Mullin has added a number of New York partners recently, including former Coudert litigation chair Kevin Goering.
McGunigle has joined Dorsey & Whitney’s New York office, to work on cross-border M&A. He was a Coudert executive board member and administrative partner in New York. McGunigle is the third former Coudert partner to join Dorsey.