Home

Trusts and Estates Practice from Debevoise Joining Loeb & Loeb
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Debevoise & Plimpton management told trusts and estates lawyer Jonathan Rikoon earlier this year that the firm no longer wanted to support private client work, according to The Am Law Daily.

“I’ve been cocooned in one practice for so long, it was a great surprise that there was a large number of firms that were interested in our practice,” Rikoon said Monday. Rikoon eventually found a new home at Loeb & Loeb. The firm has added Rikoon and partner Cristine Sapers and a group of seven lawyers. They will join the firm beginning in April.

  
What
Where


“There’s a lot about the business of practicing law that, really, I never learned,” Rikoon said. “As either an employee or partner at a lockstep firm, one can actually get complacent. I probably got too complacent.”

A statement was issued by a firm spokesman from Debevoise that said: “Debevoise supports the group in this process and will be working closely with them to ensure a smooth transition for clients.”

The official start date at Loeb for Rikoon and his group is April 15. He and his group will join a team of 45 trusts and estates lawyers who work for the firm in its New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. offices. The practice group leader in New York, Bruce Wexler, said, “Trusts and estates is a core practice of the firm,” Wexler says. “It’s an area we identified years ago as something we wanted to focus on, and it’s just been a fabulous area for us.”

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




The other lawyers switching to Loeb with Rikoon include Liora Brener, a Debevoise associate who joins Loeb as senior counsel, and associates Rachel Demeny, Cheryl Testa Espinoza, Jillian Owens, and Louise Ding Yang.





 

RELEVANT JOBS

Family Law Attorney

USA-CO-Denver

What does an Attorney do at MFL? Perform consultations with potential clients and retain them ...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Newport Beach

Smith Smith & Feeley LLP is an AV-rated law firm located in Newport Beach, California, with a specia...

Apply now

Family Law Attorney

USA-CA-San Jose

Why we think we’re the best… Here are some highlights of our amazing culture, perks, ...

Apply now

Immigration Attorney

USA-LA-New Orleans

  Maria Cordero --   A Law firm in Gretna, LA is looking for an Immigration at...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Mid-level Corporate Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Napa

Napa office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a mid-level corporate associate attor...

Apply Now

Liability Defense Attorney

USA-FL-Fort Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale office of our client seeks liability defense attorney with 3+ years of insurance defe...

Apply Now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks litigation associate attorne...

Apply Now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top