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Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison has poached Shearman & Sterling’s structured finance chief for its New York office.
Robert Zochowski joins Paul Weiss as a partner in its finance group. His practice focuses on complex structured finance and securitisation transactions, with a particular focus on assets such as films, patent royalties, and energy. He was a partner at Shearman for more than seven years.
Alfred Youngwood, chair of Paul Weiss, said: “Bob will add significant depth and resources to our finance practice, and will be a tremendous augmentation to our strong complex securitization practice. Bob is an outstanding lawyer and we are delighted that he has decided to join Paul, Weiss.”