Weil Gotshal Loses Boston Office Leader To Foley Hoag

Law360, New York (March 19, 2014, 7:21 PM EDT) -- Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP saw another office leader exit in recent days, following a stream of partner departures and dropping profits in 2013, with their Boston managing partner, who specializes in mergers and acquisitions, headed to Foley Hoag LLP, the firms said Wednesday.

Joseph Basile, a corporate law and M&A specialist who joined Weil in 2008 from Bingham McCutchen LLP, will remain in Boston as he joins Foley Hoag. Basile will also be named co-chairman of Foley Hoag’s mergers and acquisitions practice.

Basile's exit comes after a string of losses...
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