Bingham Taps Bear Stearns Duo

Law360, New York (September 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Looking to further its securities law reach in New York and beyond, Bingham McCutchen LLP has snagged two former Bear Stearns Cos. honchos to help accomplish this goal.

On Wednesday, Bingham announced the hiring coup, revealing that Ken Kopelman, the former head of Bear Stearns' fixed income and derivatives legal groups, and Gerald Russello, former managing director of Bear Stearns' legal department, had joined the Bingham team.

“Ken and Gerald’s arrivals underscore Bingham’s commitment to building upon our premier practice strengths in key financial markets worldwide,”...
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