DLA Piper appoints Richard Hans as co-managing partner of New York office

DLA Piper has announced that Richard Hans has been appointed co-managing partner of the New York office, joining Heidi Levine in the role. He succeeds Peter Pantaleo, who has been appointed general counsel of DLA Piper (US).

Hans is also chair of DLA Piper’s 100-lawyer New York litigation practice and a member of the firm’s New York Steering Committee.

He represents financial institutions and other publicly and privately held firms in complex commercial securities and structured products litigation and regularly advises and represents clients in state regulatory and internal investigations.