International law firm Hogan Lovells has announced a merger with Mexico’s Barrera Siqueiros y Torres Landa (BSTL). Scheduled to take place in August, the merger will create one of the largest firms in Mexico with 70 lawyers split between offices in Mexico City and Monterrey working under the name Hogan Lovells BSTL.
Jorge Sánchez-Dávila, former senior partner at Goodrich Riquelme y Asociados, has joined international law firm Haynes and Boone in Mexico City. He arrives with two associates
Anne Marie Whitesell has become professor and director of international dispute resolution programmes at Georgetown University Law Centre. She had already served for several years as an adjunct professor at the university.
Gerold Zeiler, currently a partner at Schönherr, will be leaving the firm at the start of 2015 together with eight other legal professionals to launch an independent practice.
Leading arbitrator Murray Rosen will be joining 4 New Square in September this year continuing his practice as an arbitrator, mediator and senior advocate. He joins from Herbert Smith Freehills in London.
Keolis North America has announced the appointment of Susan Herlick as general counsel. She will direct the company’s legal, compliance and regulatory affairs for its North American operation and will be based at its Rockville, Maryland headquarters.
Richard Furey, a leading finance expert, has joined Holland & Knight’s structured finance and aircraft finance practices as a partner. He will split his time between the firms New York and Miami offices.
Leading IP lawyer Perla Kuhn and her team of four trademark specialists have joined Fox Rothschild in New York. The group joins from Edwards Wildman Palmer where Kuhn served as co-chair of the intellectual property department and chair of the trademark group.
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