The latest private practice and in-house moves from some of the biggest players on the legal market from the 23rd of August until the 30rd of August 2017.

Dentons is pleased to announce that Stancil, who joins as a senior managing director, moves from Georgia’s State Road and Tollway Authority and Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA) where he served as deputy executive director. He brings leadership capabilities in transportation and economic development policy, advocacy and relationship management with stakeholders across Georgia. At GRTA Stancil led the strategic vision for its internal departments; managed finance solutions for local communities; coordinated with the Governor’s office and Georgia General Assembly on recommendations for transit governance strategies and transit funding models. Immediately prior to GRTA, he served as director of government relations and policy at the Georgia Department of Economic Development, where he worked with Georgia’s leaders and policy makers to build support for and execute economic development initiatives across the state.
Sills, who joins as an associate, worked for the Georgia General Assembly as policy director and in-house counsel for the Georgia House Democratic Caucus where he drafted legislation, analyzed policy proposals and research, and served as a liaison to state and local governments, external interest groups, law enforcement agencies and lobbyists.

The original press release can be found here on the Dentons website.

Dentons is pleased to announce that Sills, who joins as an associate, worked for the Georgia General Assembly as policy director and in-house counsel for the Georgia House Democratic Caucus where he drafted legislation, analyzed policy proposals and research, and served as a liaison to state and local governments, external interest groups, law enforcement agencies and lobbyists.

The original press release can be found here on the Dentons website.

Mayer Brown JSM announced today that Alan Linning has joined the firm’s Hong Kong office as a partner in its Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. Previously, Mr. Linning was a Hong Kong-based partner at Sidley Austin.

The original press release can be found here on the Mayer Brown website.

Mayer Brown announced today that John Boelter has rejoined the firm as a partner in its Corporate & Securities practice in New York. Previously, he was a partner with Greenberg Traurig LLP in Chicago. Mr. Boelter was a lawyer in Mayer Brown’s Chicago office from 2005 to 2015.

The original press release can be found here on the Mayer Brown website.

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that Clayton Utz’s Jasmine Sprange will join as a Sydney corporate partner, bringing with her vast experience in domestic and cross-border M&A across the financial services, infrastructure and real estate sectors.
Her M&A work extends to corporate and funds, acquisitions and restructuring, regulatory issues involving the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and Foreign Investment Review Board, and joint ventures. She has advised some of Australia’s largest financial services groups along with global private equity firms and financial sponsors. Ms Sprange will join in October this year.

The original press release can be found here on the Norton Rose Fulbright website.

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that Ashurst’s Paul O’Donnell is another new hire for the Sydney corporate team, specialising in tax. Joining as a special counsel, he has expertise in income tax; structured, asset and project financing; and debt restructuring.
Mr O’Donnell also has significant experience advising on the corporate tax affairs of Australian and foreign owned banking groups, with an emphasis on business and investment banking and funds management. He will also join in October this year.

The original press release can be found here on the Norton Rose Fulbright website.

International law firm Ashurst announces the appointment of securitisation partner Martin Kaiser in Frankfurt. Martin joins from Baker McKenzie, where he has worked since 2004, most recently as head of the Banking & Finance practice in Germany and Austria. A securitisation specialist, Martin focuses on advising banks and companies, particularly in relation to the securitisation of automobile loans and trade receivables.
Martin will be joined by associates Sahra Demirbilek and Stephan Lehnen.

The original press release can be found here on the Ashurst website.