Latham names US vice chair of global corporate

Latham & Watkins has turned its attention to its corporate department, promoting a Los Angeles-based partner to US vice chair of the global group.

Marc Jaffe, who has been with Latham since 1993, joins global corporate chair Peter Kerman and European vice-chair John Watson as a member of the senior team.

Latham shift in corporate arrives just after the firm re-jigged its banking management, promoting recent Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom recruit Marc Hanrahan to global co-head of the banking practice.

Chicago-based banking partner David Crumbaugh has also been promoted to co-chair of the group.