CC raids White & Case New York

Clifford Chance has poached highly rated White & Case partner Nick Williams to bolster its New York insurance offering.

Williams specialises in insurance M&A and regulatory matters, counting New York Life Insurance Company, The Home Insurance Company, American International Group and the New York State Insurance Department, among his clients.

The hire comes as Clifford Chance continues to bolster its east coast presence, following the hire of Goldman Sachs legal director and associate general counsel Elaine Laurence.