Latham & Watkins hired O’Melveny & Myers’ U.S. restructuring leader, Suzzanne Uhland, as Big Law firms continue to compete for top talent in the bankruptcy world.
Expectations: Big Law firms are anticipating a flood of bankruptcy and restructuring work, and firms including Sheppard Mullin, Akin Gump, Holland & Knight, and Greenberg Traurig have added bankruptcy practitioners since the spread of coronavirus idled much of the global economy.
Latest Move: Uhland’s move to Latham marks at least the fourth O’Melveny restructuring lawyer Latham has hired since 2018. That group includes George Davis, who is now Latham’s global chair for restructuring and special situations.
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