President Barack Obama has announced the appointment of Lanny Breuer as assistant attorney general for the criminal division of the US Department of Justice.
US president Barack Obama has announced the appointment of Christine Varney as assistant attorney general for antitrust in the Department of Justice.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has named Andrew Vollmer as acting general counsel in Washington, DC.
Former partner and co-founder of the firm Pepeliaev Goltsblat and Partners Andrey Goltsblat has left the firm to join forces with Berwin Leighton & Paisner LLP, forming its first Russian office entitled Goltsblat BLP.
Gary Horlick, the current holder of the Who's Who Legal Trade & Customs Lawyer of the Year award, has left his post at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP's international trade group to become a solo practitioner in Washington, DC.
Corporate immigration lawyer Nicola Carter has moved to the London office of Penningtons Solicitors LLP as a partner.
Johan Gernandt will be joining leading Swedish law firm, Vinge.
Sarah Francios-Poncet is to become the chief legal officer and general counsel to the fashion house, Chanel.
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