Debevoise Taps Partner To Replace SEC Chairman White

Law360, New York (April 15, 2013, 2:33 PM EDT) -- Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has appointed white collar and employment law partner Mary Beth Hogan to replace Mary Jo White as co-chairwoman of the firm’s litigation department, after White was sworn in as chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the firm said Monday.

Hogan will lead the 225-attorney litigation department along with current co-chairman John S. Kiernan, Debevoise said. The move comes after White was sworn in April 10 as SEC chairwoman.

Michael W. Blair, the presiding partner of Debevoise, called Hogan a “logical...
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