NEW YORK, June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global law firm White & Case LLP announced today that Hugh Verrier has been re-elected Chairman of the Firm for a third consecutive four-year term, commencing September 1, 2015.
Elected to his first term as Chairman in 2007, Verrier is a project finance lawyer with more than 30 years' experience at White & Case in New York, Indonesia, Turkey and Russia.
"I am grateful for the opportunity to lead White & Case for the next four years," Verrier said. "As we move forward, we are focused on smart growth and strengthening our capabilities in key markets, attracting and retaining the best talent, and building relationships with clients to support their evolving needs."
Verrier has appointed the following partners to the Firm's Executive Committee, also effective September 1: Donald Baker (Capital Markets, Sao Paulo), Oliver Brettle (Employment, London) and David Koschik (Banking, New York). The Executive Committee acts as the Firm's global executive decision-making body.
In addition eight partners have been elected to the Firm's Partnership Committee, which Verrier chairs. Also effective September 1, the members are: Jochen Artzinger-Bolten (Capital Markets, Frankfurt), James Hayden (Tax, New York), David Hille (Commercial Litigation, New York), Someera Khokhar (Asset Finance, New York), Francois Leloup (Mergers & Acquisitions, Paris), Jacquelyn MacLennan (Antitrust, Brussels), Heather McDevitt (Commercial Litigation, New York) and Jason Yardley (Commercial Litigation, London). These members will also serve on the Compensation Committee and the New Partners Committee. The Executive Committee and Partnership Committee are the Firm's global management bodies.
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