Dechert Launches 2nd German Office In Frankfurt

Law360, New York (January 17, 2012, 6:13 PM EST) -- Dechert LLP is expanding its German presence with the opening of an office in Frankfurt, the firm announced Tuesday.

Dechert's own Achim Puetz, who joined the firm in 2010, will serve as the office's managing partner. He will be joined by Carsten Fischer, who already works for Dechert, and Mayer Brown LLP's Benedikt Weiser, who will join Dechert in February. Fischer and Weiser will serve as partners in the financial services group.

The Frankfurt office will work closely with the firm's Munich team that focuses on...
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