Clifford Chance Taps Top EU Talent

Law360, New York (January 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Law firm Clifford Chance LLP has lured the head of the European Commission's legal service into private practice, boosting the firms expertise on European Union regulation and policy.

Michel Petite, the former director-general of the EC's legal service, will join the firm this month. Petite recently left his post at the European Commission, a position he held since 2001.

At Clifford Chance, Petite will advise clients on EU policies, working with the antitrust, trade, banking and taxation practice groups. Petite will also work to counsel clients...
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