Bingham lures nine from Bryan Cave New York

Bingham McCutchen is continuing its aggressive expansion by launching a nine-strong New York hedge fund practice after a raid on Bryan Cave New York for a team of nine lawyers, including partners Robert Leonard and Michael Mavrides. The team will support the existing hedge fund practices in London and Boston. The hires almost double the firm’s global hedge fund expertise to 19 lawyers. The losses leave Bryan Cave’s New York hedge fund practice in tatters. First revealed on 12 October