Fenwick Bolsters PE, M&A Groups With Ex-Perkins Partner

Law360, New York (January 19, 2012, 8:30 PM EST) -- Fenwick & West LLP has snagged Perkins Coie LLP's California private equity practice chair for its private equity and mergers and acquisitions groups in its Silicon Valley office, the firm announced Tuesday.

A self-described “private equity purist,” Scott Joachim joined the technology and life sciences-focused firm this week as a partner in its private equity and M&A groups. Joachim will chair Fenwick's private equity practice, according to the firm.

The new partner was unequivocal this week when asked about his goal for Fenwick.

“Our vision is...
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