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PR Newswire: With a push to further increase its presence in Asia, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher announced today the opening of its Hong Kong office, the firm’s second in Asia. The first, an office in Singapore, was opened in 2008.
The newest addition to Gibson’s global network, whose practice will focus on corporate transactions and compliance, will be helmed by new partner Kelly Austin, Gibson partner Joseph Barbeau, and associate Kate Yin. Ms. Austin comes to the firm after an eight year stint at GE International’s Hong Kong operations. Mr. Barbeau, who has extensive experience practicing in Hong Kong, comes back to it from Gibson’s Palo Alto office.
Gibson Dunn is a global law firm with approximately 1000 lawyers. The firm is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and has offices in 16 locations including New York City, Washington, D.C., London, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong.
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Departures from a law firm are complicated for any attorney, but for a partner the details can be quite intricate. Please note: First and foremost, the interests of your clients should be absolutely paramount. Consultation with existing ABA and state bar guidelines on firm transition is suggested. Below you will find a list of important considerations for partners when changing firms. You will also find suggested practices for maintaining relationships, as well as obligations from a legal and moral perspective. Before You Begin to Meet with New Firms It’s important to review any existing employment agreement with your former firm to make sure you are in compliance with all provisions (pay particular attention to provisions regarding notice). Practice discretion with your existing firm until you [...]
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