Leaps & Bounds: Notable Firm News

Law360 (September 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The shakeup on Wall Street didn’t stop some firms from expanding, with Skadden setting up shop in Brazil, Hiscock moving to Manhattan and Bird & Bird looking to the East.

Meanwhile, there was plenty of lateral movement last week as securities and bankruptcy pros from the financial sector crossed over to big firms. Bear Stearns expats packed for Venable and Bingham, SEC honchos headed to Gibson Dunn and Kirkland & Ellis and Fannie Mae lost counsel to Ropes & Gray.

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