Bloomberg Law
Sept. 24, 2020, 5:13 PMUpdated: Sept. 24, 2020, 6:23 PM

Goodwin Captures Private Equity Team from Sidley in London (1)

Elizabeth Olson
Elizabeth Olson
Special Correspondent

Goodwin Procter expanded its private equity bench in London with the addition of a team of five partners from Sidley Austin, including former practice co-leaders Erik Dahl and Christian Iwasko.

The lateral hires are in addition to two private equity lawyers Goodwin hired earlier this year in London, bringing its private equity ranks to 120 lawyers in Europe. The firm has also recruited for the practice in the U.S. and Hong Kong, growing the group to 250 lawyers globally.

Sidley has been making a concerted push to build out a major private equity presence, hiring laterals from more established ...

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