Jones Day Snags Mayer Brown Derivatives Expert

Law360, New York (August 3, 2009, 6:25 PM EDT) -- Joel Telpner has left Mayer Brown LLP to join Jones Day as a partner in its banking and finance practice, where he says he will be able to diversify his client base to include industrial and “Main Street” clients and not only financial institutions.

“With financial institutions shrinking and having less capital, there are going to be more law firms trying to chase fewer financial institutions,” Telpner said. “For me, diversifying my practice was an important consideration.”

At Mayer Brown, Telpner was a specialty capital markets...
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