DLA PIPER: Firm announces partnership promotions for 2019

By Press release submission | Apr 15, 2019


DLA Piper made the following announcement on April 2

DLA Piper is proud to announce that 77 lawyers have been promoted to its partnership. The promotions are effective as of April 1, 2019 in the United States and May 1, 2019 for EMEA and Asia Pacific. The promotions were made across many of the firm's practice areas in 43 different offices throughout 20 countries.

Across the firm's practices globally, Corporate saw the largest intake of new partners with 20 promotions, followed by Litigation and Regulatory with 18. Real Estate and Intellectual Property and Technology had eleven and ten promotions respectively, whilst there were six in Employment. Finance and Projects and Tax had five and four promotions respectively, while there was one each in Restructuring, Government Affairs and the firm's Office of General Counsel.

In total, there were 23 promotions in the United States, four in Canada, three in Latin America, 22 across Continental Europe, eight in the United Kingdom, four in Asia, three in the Middle East, five in Australia and a further five in New Zealand. A full list of partner promotions by office and practice is included below.

Simon Levine, Global Co-CEO of DLA Piper, commented, "I would like to congratulate all of our new partners on their promotions. They have all shown strong commitment to client service, excellence and innovation, and will play an invaluable role in the future growth and leadership of our business."

Jay Rains, Global Co-CEO, added, "These promotions demonstrate our ongoing investment in our business and represent the quality, breadth, and depth of DLA Piper around the world. These exceptionally talented new partners have made significant contributions to the firm's growth and development, and we are confident that they will continue to thrive in their new roles. I look forward to working with them in the next stage of their career."

Full list of partners by office:

Aarhus, Denmark

Peter Neve, Corporate

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Jochem Beurskens, Corporate

Jian-Cheng Ku, Tax

Atlanta, United States

Sam Snider, Corporate

Auckland, New Zealand

Heath Brunton, Real Estate

Brad Cuff, Litigation and Regulatory

Davida Dunphy, Real Estate

Misha Henaghan, Litigation and Regulatory

Michael Thompson, Finance and Projects

Austin, United States

Joseph Fore, Corporate

Baltimore, United States

Ellen Dew, Litigation and Regulatory

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Laura Ford, Litigation and Regulatory

Boston, United States

Maggie Craig, Litigation and Regulatory

Stephan Harris, Tax

Brussels, Belgium

Alexis Fierens, Intellectual Property and Technology

Chicago, United States

Erin Kirchner, Corporate

Bradley Levy, Real Estate

Copenhagen, Denmark

Thomas Høj Pedersen, Real Estate

Dallas, United States

Adam Pierson, Litigation and Regulatory

Crystal Woods, Employment

Dubai, UAE

Thérèse Abou-Zeid, Corporate

Eamon Holley, Intellectual Property and Technology

Iain Skinner, Employment

Frankfurt, Germany

Semin O, Litigation and Regulatory

Hamburg, Germany

Sebastian Decker, Corporate

Verena Grentzenberg , Intellectual Property and Technology

Henriette Norda, Employment

Hong Kong, China

Carolyn Bigg, Intellectual Property and Technology

Leo Cheng, Litigation and Regulatory

Houston, United States

Jibin Luke, Corporate

Kyiv, Ukraine

Alla Kozachenko, Corporate

Leeds, United Kingdom

Chris Harvey, Litigation and Regulatory

Ben Peecock, Finance and Projects

Ruth Williamson, Real Estate

Lima, Peru

Janilú Badiola, Corporate

London, United Kingdom

Chloe Forster, Intellectual Property and Technology

Joywin Mathew, Finance and Projects

John Pryor, Corporate

Kate Salter, Office of General Counsel

Los Angeles, United States

Ben Gipson, Employment

Madrid, Spain

Enrique Chamorro, Corporate

Paula González de Castejón, Intellectual Property and Technology

Joaquín Hervada, Litigation and Regulatory

Melbourne, Australia

Sarah Fountain, Litigation and Regulatory

Miami, United States

Ardith Bronson, Litigation and Regulatory

Ryan Girnun, Real Estate

Russell Sass, Corporate

Milan, Italy

Carmen Chierchia, Real Estate

Giovanni Iaselli, Tax

Federico Strada, Employment

Munich, Germany

Sylvia Ebersberger, Intellectual Property and Technology

New York, United States

Jon Venick, Corporate

Jamila Willis, Restructuring

Northern Virginia, United States

Elizabeth Andrews, Tax

Paris, France

Matthieu Lampel, Corporate

The original announcement can be found here.

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