Reed Smith Nabs Insurance Investment Ace From Sutherland

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 3:09 PM EDT) -- Reed Smith LLP has added Mary Thornton Payne, a former Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP partner specializing in insurance-based investment products and exchange-traded funds, to its Washington office, the firm announced Wednesday.

Payne, who had been with Sutherland Asbill since 1995 after graduating from the University of North Carolina School of Law, focuses on representing financial services clients across a range of legal and regulatory issues involving securities and related financial instruments.

She said joining Reed Smith’s 220-person-strong financial industry team would help her service her...
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