SullCrom promotes one London partner in eight-strong round

Sullivan & Cromwell has made up one City associate in an eight-strong global partnership promotion round.

Five partners have been promoted in the firm’s corporate group and three in litigation.

Three lawyers got the nod in the firm’s New York headquarters, while the other new partners outside the US were Frankfurt-based Max Birke and Tokyo-based Keiji Hatano.

Sullivan chair Joseph Shenker said: “We’re proud to have these talented individuals join our partnership. Their experience will strengthen our practice and enhance our ability to provide the best possible service to all of our clients.”

The promotions take effect from 1 January 2011. The new partners are:

Max Birke, Frankfurt, corporate

Stephen Ehrenberg, New York, litigation

Andrew Gerlach, New York, corporate

Keiji Hatano, Tokyo, corporate

Diane McGimsey, Los Angeles, litigation

Brent McIntosh, Washington, litigation

Inosi Nyatta, London, corporate

Krishna Veeraraghavan, New York, corporate