Mayer Brown’s Employment Head Joins Weil Gotshal

Law360, New York (April 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Several weeks after Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw revealed its decision to fire or demote dozens of partners, the chair of the firm’s national employment practice has accepted an offer from Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP.

Gary Friedman begins working as a partner at Weil Gotshal’s New York office on Wednesday, along with three other employment attorneys from Mayer Brown. Andrew M. Kofsky has joined as counsel, and Jonathan Shiffman and Jonathan Sokotch have signed on as associates.

“This is the only opportunity I considered. I...
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