Dechert Acquires 3 Fried Frank Financial Partners

Law360, New York (June 23, 2010, 12:32 PM EDT) -- Dechert LLP has snagged a trio of financial regulatory and transaction partners from Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP, including the chair of Fried Frank's Financial Institutions Transaction Group.

Thomas P. Vartanian, who headed the group at Fried Frank, and partners David L. Ansell and Robert H. Ledig — who have been working together for more than 25 years — joined Dechert's Washington office, the firm announced Monday.

“We are pleased to welcome such a dynamic team to the firm,” Dechert chairman Barton J. Winokur...
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