3 November 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Linklaters has elected Adele Hogan, a highly regarded senior US capital markets attorney from Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, to become a partner in its New York office.
Adele has a broad capital markets practice, having advised issuers and underwriters on numerous debt and equity offerings across a range of industries, including financial, telecommunications, oil & gas and healthcare. She regularly counsels participants in the capital markets on transactional, regulatory and related issues.
In addition, Adele is the chairman of the Financial Reporting Committee of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (the “City Bar”), having just completed a three-year position on the Committee on Securities Regulation of the City Bar. She is a frequent speaker on securities law, corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, hedge funds, NASD, accounting and mergers and acquisitions topics at the Practising Law Institute, Glasser LegalWorks and the City Bar. She also chairs an annual seminar for the City Bar: “Annual Corporate and Securities Law Update”, and is the co-chair of the Practising Law Institute’s “Understanding the Securities Laws.” From 2001-2003, she was an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, teaching an advanced securities law course.
Adele will join the partnership at Linklaters when registration formalities are completed.
Steve Thierbach, head of the US practice, said:
“Linklaters has one of the world’s strongest global capital markets practices, with leading practitioners in key financial centers across the world. The firm’s US capital markets practice has advised on market-leading transactions in jurisdictions ranging from London to Moscow, to Tokyo to São Paulo, and Adele Hogan’s joining will further strengthen Linklaters’ securities law capabilities in the US domestic market.”
Paul Wickes, US managing partner, said:
“Adele Hogan will be an excellent addition to our team, and her election to the partnership represents another step towards the establishment of a powerful US presence for Linklaters.”