Squire Sanders Promotes 17 Lawyers to Partnership

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    Squire Sanders has admitted 17 lawyers into the partnership, marking the first set of promotions completed by Squire Sanders since combining with Hammonds LLP on Jan. 1, 2011. In addition, three lawyers were promoted to principal.

    “Our new partners and principals combine exceptional legal acumen with the enthusiasm, expertise and insight essential for our lawyers to effectively partner with our clients on their most important business decisions,” said James J. Maiwurm, Squire Sanders chair and global chief executive officer.

    The following partner promotions went into effect Jan. 1, 2011:*

    • Michael A. Cullers, Taxation & Benefits, Cleveland
    • Matthew M. Holman, Corporate Transactions, Finance & Governance, Phoenix
    • Ann J. LaFrance, Communications, London
    • Rostislav Pekař, International Dispute Resolution, Prague
    • Sarah K. Rathke, Litigation, Cleveland
    • Sara K. Regan, Litigation, Phoenix
    • Aaron A. Seamon, Financial Services, Columbus

    The following principal promotions went into effect Jan. 1, 2011:

    • Barbara Bolton Litten, Litigation, West Palm Beach
    • Iain R. McPhie, Antitrust & Competition, Washington DC
    • Robert E. Stup Jr., Communications, Washington DC

    The following partner promotions will take effect May 1, 2011:

    • Kirsty Bartlett, Pensions, London
    • Gonzalo de Frutos, Taxation & Benefits, Madrid
    • Oliver H. Geiss, Antitrust & Competition, Brussels
    • Richard Hunt, Corporate Transactions, Finance & Governance, Leeds
    • Matthew Ingram, Financial Services, Leeds
    • Annabel Mace, Labor & Employment, London
    • Claire Scott-Priestley, Corporate Transactions, Finance & Governance, London
    • Guillaume Taillandier, Antitrust & Competition, Brussels
    • Anthony Van der Hauwaert, Corporate Transactions, Finance & Governance, Brussels
    • Caroline I. Waite, Corporate Transactions, Finance & Governance, London

    * Promotion effective dates differ based on fiscal year.


    Drez Jennings
    Squire, Sanders & Dempsey (US) LLP

    Nicola Woodmass
    Squire, Sanders & Dempsey (UK) LLP

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