Davis Polk Nabs 2nd Freshfields Partner For London Office

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 3:11 PM EDT) -- To boost its growing London offices, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP has netted a leading tax attorney with significant mergers and acquisitions experience, the firm announced Friday, its second new partner hire stolen from the ranks of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP this year.

Jonathan Cooklin, who spent just over a decade serving as a Freshfields partner and was head of its insurance tax group in London, brings a breadth of tax expertise related to large and complex corporate transactions. The hire is part of Davis Polk's...
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