Hammonds has recruited two intellectual property partners and three assistants from the London office of McDermott Will & Emery.
The firm has lifted Philip Rees and trademark specialist Kathleen Harris
from the London team headed up by Larry Cohen. In a bizarre twist, Cohen was head of IP at Hammonds before leaving for McDermotts in early 2000.
Weil Gotshal & Manges has finally sealed its merger with French M&A and private equity boutique Serra Leavy & Cazals The boutique began practising under the Weil Gotshal name on 1 January.Joseph Tortorici, the Weil Gotshal partner who led the negotiations, will relocate from Frankfurt to Paris to take up a new position as European […]