DLA Piper announces partnership promotions across its US and international practice groups
DLA Piper has announced that 34 lawyers have been promoted to its partnership. The promotions are effective from 1 January 2013 in the US and 1 May 2013 for the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions.
Across the US and international practice groups, nine promotions were made in litigation and regulatory, and six promotions were made in finance and projects and intellectual property and technology.
There were also five corporate promotions, four tax promotions, two real-estate promotions and two employment promotions.
There were 20 promotions in the US, seven across Continental Europe, four in the UK and a further four in Australia.
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