DLA Piper announces partnership promotions for 2014

May 5, 2014 11:35 am

DLA Piper is proud to announce that 45 lawyers have been promoted to its partnership, including James Iremonger of the restructuring practice in the Middle East. The promotions are effective from 1 January 2014 in the United States and 1 May 2014 for EMEA and Asia Pacific, and were made across a wide spectrum of practice areas throughout 12 countries.

Across the firm’s practice groups globally, Corporate saw the largest intake of new partners with 13 promotions, followed by Litigation & Regulatory with 12 and Intellectual Property & Technology with nine promotions. The Real Estate group had four promotions with a further three in Tax, two in Restructuring and one each in Finance & Projects and Employment. There were 21 promotions in the United States, ten across Continental Europe, seven in the United Kingdom, two in Asia and a further four in Australia. A full list of partner promotions by office and practice is included below.

Tony Angel, Global Co-Chairman of DLA Piper, commented: “I would like to congratulate the very talented lawyers that we are welcoming into the partnership this year. The quality of our lawyers never fails to impress and this new generation of partners will be instrumental in realising our ambition to be the leading global business law firm.”

“Our newly promoted partners are a reflection of the strategic course of our business and the ever-evolving needs of our clients across jurisdictions, services and sectors,” said Roger Meltzer, Co-Chairman (Americas).

“They represent the newest generation of leadership at DLA Piper and are an integral part of our continued growth and development as a legal enterprise. We look forward to their continued contributions.”

Added Jay Rains, Co-Chairman (Americas): “This incredibly talented and diverse group is the future of DLA Piper and among the most talented practitioners in the industry. Their ability to provide first-rate service and counsel to our clients around the world will allow us to continue to thrive and strengthen our capabilities as we expand our offerings. We wish them all the best on these well-deserved promotions.”

For further information:
Karen Morrison, Marketing Manager – Communications, DLA Piper +971551393737