US Litigation – Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Elects 20 Attorneys to Partnership

Group Drawn From Broadly Diverse Practices and Global Geographies

NEW YORK–LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire –Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, the international law firm, announced the election of 20 attorneys to the partnership effective January 1, 2008. The new class of international partners, combined with the appointment of seven attorneys as counsel, represents seventeen of the firm’s practice areas in seven offices around the world and is among the most diverse in the firm’s history.

The new partners were evaluated on criteria that included academic and professional credentials as well as contributions to firm business and pro bono efforts. The election also signifies the expansion of the flex-time partner policy inaugurated by Weil Gotshal with last year’s partnership class.

Stephen J. Dannhauser, Chairman of Weil, said, “That Weil Gotshal is electing a partnership class of this size reflects the extraordinary vitality and reach of the firm and its business, as well as the breadth of talent that flourishes here. Our new partners are testimony to the firm’s robust organic growth and to our collective expectations for an even more dynamic future.”

New partners are:

Pierre Agyeman– Securitization; London, 35
Ashley R. Altschuler– Securities Litigation/Governance; New York, 35
Arthur de Baudry d’Asson– Private Equity; Paris, 36
Jon-Paul A. Bernard– Mergers & Acquisitions; New York, 35
Nicholas A. Brown– Patent Litigation; Silicon Valley, 33
Arnold Büssemaker– Restructuring; Munich, 40
Yolanda C. Garcia– Complex Commercial Litigation; Dallas, 33
Matthew J. Gilroy– Mergers & Acquisitions; New York, 33
Robert Krasnodebski– Tax; Warsaw, 39
Robert J. Lemons– Business Finance & Restructuring; New York, 34
Christopher J. Marcus– Business Finance & Restructuring; New York, 36
Stanley E. Ramsay– Tax; New York, 37
Joshua Robinson– Capital Markets; New York, 44
Amy M. Rubin– Tax; New York, 36
Charan J. Sandhu– IP-Media; New York, 37
Peter J. Schwartz– Capital Markets; London, 36
Maria Trabucchi– Antitrust; Paris, 32
Michael E. Weisser– Private Equity; New York, 34
Andrew J. Yoon– Banking and Finance; New York, 34
Rafal Zwierz– Private Equity; Warsaw, 32
New counsel are:

Jason W. Billeck– Complex Commercial Litigation; Houston, 36
Heather Emmel–Capital Markets; New York, 37
Lisa R. Eskow– Appellate; Austin, 42
Nancy E. Lynch– Structured Finance; New York, 34
Patrick O’Toole, Jr.– Complex Commercial Litigation; Boston, 41
Peter Van Keulen– Employment Litigation; London, 37
Roman Vojta– Litigation; Prague, 38
About Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is an international law firm of 1,200 lawyers, including over 300 partners. Weil Gotshal is headquartered in New York, with offices in Austin, Boston, Budapest, Dallas, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Miami, Munich, Paris, Prague, Providence, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Warsaw, Washington DC and Wilmington.

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