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October 2019: Legal Movers and Shakers

Posted by Tamara Salem

Stay up-to-date with the movers and shakers in the legal sector. Here are the key movements in October 2019:

Jenny Doak, Tax Partner at Vinson & Elkins will be joining Weil Gotshal, after nearly eight years with Vinson & Elkins. Doak covers restructurings, public and private M&A, joint ventures, financings, debt and equity capital markets and loan acquisitions.

Mavnick Nerwal, Tax Partner will be joining Kirkland & Ellis from Linklaters, which makes this the second member of the Linklaters’ tax team to leave to join this White Shoe firm. Nerwal will be joining the firm two years after Kirkland hired former Linklaters partner Tim Lowe, who co-heads the tax practice at Kirkland.

Sidley Austin has brought in Eleanor Shanks, who focuses on Corporate and Private Equity, who spent over three years at Proskauer. Shanks advises investors and funds on corporate transactions and domestic and international investments.

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has boosted its human rights practice with the hire of Julianne Hughes-Jennett, who has joined the firm after 20 years at Hogan Lovells. Hughes-Jennett started her career at the firm, where she built an arbitration, litigation and human rights practice.

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