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NEW YORK, February 22, 2005 — LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Shear…

NEW YORK, February 22, 2005 — LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Shearman & Sterling LLP, a leader in executing a global law firm strategy, has elected ten lawyers to partnership across its worldwide platform. They practice in eight offices — Abu Dhabi, Brussels, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, and Toronto. The elections and promotions are effective January 1, 2005.

“Our new partners reflect excellence of practice across the world,” said David W. Heleniak, the firm’s Senior Partner. “We have built one of the world’s most respected international law firms and our ability to offer clients the highest level of local and global legal services is fundamental to representing clients on their most challenging and exacting matters across borders.”
The new partners practice in the antitrust, capital markets, M&A, litigation, and project development and finance areas.
The following lawyers were elected partner:

Abu Dhabi Timothy Pick, who practices in the Firm’s Project Development and Finance group, received a B.A. in Law from the University of Cambridge, Pembroke College in 1994 and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law, York, in 1995.

Brussels Silvio Cappellari, who practices in the Firm’s Antitrust group, is a 1996 graduate of the University of Düsseldorf and received an LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law in 1998.

Frankfurt Esther Jansen, who practices in the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions group, received a Dr. iur. From the University of Heidelberg in 1999.

Hong Kong Alan D. Seem, who practices in the Firm’s Capital Markets – Asia & Europe group, received a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 1996.

London J. Warden McKimm, who practices in the Firm’s Capital Markets – Asia & Europe group, received a B.A. in Law and History from Cambridge University, Clare College in 1992 and an M.A. from Cambridge University in 1996.

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New York Maria Gattuso, who practices in the Firm’s Asset Management group, received a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1994.

Adam S. Hakki, who practices in the Firm’s Litigation group, received a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 1997.

Warren L. Nachlis, who practices in the Firm’s Litigation group, received a Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1993 and a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1997.

Paris Bertrand Sénéchal, who practices in the Firm’s Capital Markets – Asia & Europe group, received a Magistère – D.E.S.S. from the Universite Pantheon-Assas Paris II in 1993 and an LL.M. from New York University in 1994.

Toronto Jason Lehner, who practices in the Firm’s Capital Markets – The Americas group, received a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1995.

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