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White & Case has carried out a second raid on Dewey Ballantine, poaching its rival’s head of restructuring in New York.
Alan Gover has joined White & Case’s New York office, the second head of department to quit Dewey for White & Case this week.
Earlier this week, two of Dewey’s most prominent energy lawyers, including its global head of energy markets and regulatory, left the firm’s Washington office to join White & Case. (thelawyer.com 29 November).
Earle O’Donnell, who was Dewey’s global practice head, will become head of White & Case’s energy practice. O’Donnell and Donna Attanasio both join White & Case’s energy, infrastructure and project finance practice in the capital. Both lawyers are rated for their work in electricity law.
Gover joins as a partner in the financial restructuring and insolvency practice. He has headed the the restructuring practice at Dewey since 2001.
White & Case global co-head of the restructuring practice Thomas E.Lauria said in a statement: "Alan's addition to our team is an important and exciting step in the continued expansion of our global restructuring practice.”