DLA raids Wilmer Cutler for financial regulatory expert

DLA is ramping up its financial regulatory practice with the hire of Wilmer Cutler & Pickering lawyer Eva Heffernan.

A former of counsel at Wilmer Cutler since 2003 Heffernan joins DLA as a partner.

Prior to joining Wilmer Cutler, Heffernan was director and senior counsel at Merrill Lynch Europe where she handled investigations by the Financial Services Authority and the Securities and Exchange Commission. She was previously a trial lawyer with the US Department of Justice.