Orrick pounces for former Winston & Strawn chief

US firm Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has swooped for Alan D’Ambrosio, a former senior partner of Winston & Strawn.

D’Ambrosio joins the firm as a partner in Orrick’s New York corporate practice. His practice will focus on IT and outsourcing and European corporate work.

D’Ambrosio’s European experience has mainly been advising French and Italian companies on cross-border joint-ventures and mergers and acquisitions. He brings a wealth of experience with him including a spell as managing partner of the New York office of Reed Smith.