Clifford Chance Lawyers Form New Firm

Law360, New York (May 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A team of lawyers formerly with Clifford Chance LLP have struck out on their own, creating Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, a small, New York-based firm specializing in international arbitration, reinsurance and commercial litigation.

The five founding partners of the new firm, Peter Chaffetz, David Lindsey, Charlie Scibetta, James Hosking and Cecilia Moss, worked together for nine years at Clifford Chance. Chaffetz, who led the firm-wide litigation practice until April of last year, said the motivation to start a new firm grew out of both the economic downturn...
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