Clyde & Co sets up in Los Angeles to focus on aviation and insurance clients with two-partner office

Clyde & Co sets up in Los Angeles to focus on aviation and insurance clients with two-partner office

Clyde & Co has launched its ninth US office, opening in Los Angeles with a two-partner team consisting of Julie Hawkinson (pictured) and Jim Koelzer.

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Hogan Lovells opens new Boston office in Collora buyout

Hogan Lovells opens new Boston office in Collora buyout

Hogan Lovells is acquiring Boston-based litigation and investigations firm Collora on 1 September, taking on 15 partners in a move to bolster the firm’s life sciences offering in the US.

The Collora buyout gives Hogan Lovells access to a new market within the US. It will gain Collora’s expertise in life sciences and healthcare, as well as its financial services and technology clients. After the deal completes, Hogan Lovells and Collora will share over 500 life sciences lawyers.

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‘We won’t stop’: A&O management team on building out in the US and breaking lockstep

‘We won’t stop’: A&O management team on building out in the US and breaking lockstep

Allen & Overy (A&O)’s management is bullish about the Magic Circle firm’s US expansion plans, having broken lockstep twice in 12 months to bring in two finance teams from major US firms.

In February it emerged A&O used its bonus pool to hire a three-partner Paul Hastings team. The US firm’s leveraged finance head Bill Schwitter joined A&O’s New York office as the firm’s global co-head of high-yield alongside partner Michael Chernick and capital markets partner Jeffrey Pellegrino.

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Clyde & Co continues rapid US expansion after opening Washington and Chicago offices

Clyde & Co continues rapid US expansion after opening Washington and Chicago offices

Office launches follow team hire from Troutman earlier this year

Clyde & Co continues to look for opportunities to expand in the US following the opening of new Chicago and Washington DC offices, after taking on a team of ten lawyers from Global 100 firm Troutman Sanders at the end of January.

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