Reed Smith Nabs Berwin Partner To Start Euro PE Group

Law360, New York (December 15, 2011, 2:50 PM EST) -- Private equity attorney Perry Yam, formerly of SJ Berwin LLP, will join Reed Smith LLP to launch a European and Middle East private equity practice at the firm, Reed Smith announced Thursday.

Yam, who had previously been a partner in SJ Berwin's corporate department, will be based in Reed Smith's London office. An SJ Berwin spokeswoman said he was still with the firm, and the timetable for his switch to Reed Smith has not yet been determined.

Yam will be named the head of Reed Smith's...
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