Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has promoted seven lawyers to its partnership including London-based corporate associate Alvaro Gomez De Membrillera.
The remainder of this year’s promotions are all based in Simpson’s New York office. They include a mix of corporate, litigation and real estate partners.
De Membrillera focuses on private equity M&A and high-yield offering for underwriters and private equity sponsors in Europe and Latin America. He joined the firm’s City base in 2002.
The promotions take effect from January 1 2011. The New York partners are:
Elizabeth Cooper, corporate
Igor Fert, corporate
Melissa Hutson, corporate
Jonathan Karen, corporate
Noah Leibowitz, litigation
Erik Quarfordt, real estate