Bingham shuns London in 13-strong promos round

Bingham McCutchen had added 13 lawyers to its partnership, all of whom are based in the firm’s US office, in its annual round of promotions.

The majority of the new partners are based across the firm’s New York, Los Angeles and Washington offices.

Chairman Jay Zimmerman said: “Bingham has experienced 15 years of consecutive growth. In continuing to advance our successful strategy, we have added 13 partners to the deep bench of talent across our signature practices.”

The promotions are effective from 1 January and include lawyers in antitrust, private equity, energy and project finance and investment.

The promotions in full are:

Brandon Bigelow, antitrust and trade regulation, Boston

Benjamin Burkhart, private equity, Los Angeles

David Cannon, IP, San Francisco,

Sandra Franco, environmental, Washington

Rafael Galvan, energy and project finance, New York

Robert Gross, structured transactions, Washington

Christopher Lawrence, institutional finance, Hartford

Steven Miller, banking and leveraged finance, Los Angeles

Brian Rocca, antitrust and trade regulation, San Francisco

Gerald Russello, broker-dealer, New York

Joshua Sterling, investment management, Washington

Corin Swift, broker-dealer, Portland

Bradford Whitehurst, tax and employee benefits, Washington