Newly Hired Nixon Peabody Partner Jumps To Dechert

Law360, New York (June 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Not two months after leaving Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge for Nixon Peabody LLP, Shmuel Vasser has left Nixon Peabody to become a bankruptcy and restructuring partner in Dechert LLP's New York office.

Vasser, who joined Nixon Peabody in April, said he switched firms again out of a desire to work with his longtime friend H. Jeffrey Schwartz, the co-leader of Dechert's global business restructuring and reorganization practice group.

“He and I go way back, we always liked each other, and we always joked about how...
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