Debevoise Welcomes Bankruptcy Pro From Kirkland Ellis

Law360, New York (September 12, 2011, 2:24 PM EDT) -- Debevoise & Plimpton LLP announced Monday it had added a restructuring ace from Kirkland & Ellis LLP to anchor its growing bankruptcy practice of 20 lawyers in New York.

M. Natasha Labovitz, 40, joins the firm as a partner with a practice that includes significant roles in numerous front-page insolvencies and complex cross-border restructurings.

“Natasha already has a very strong reputation in the bankruptcy field,” Richard F. Hahn, head of the firm's New York bankruptcy and restructuring practice, said Friday.

Hahn said he despaired of ever...
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