The latest lateral moves and promotions from some of the biggest players on the legal market
from the 3rd August until the 9th August 2018.



Canada – Montréal

Dentons is pleased to announce that Manon Harvey has joined the Firm as a tax partner in our Montréal office. Her practice focuses on Canadian and US sales and use tax. For the last fifteen years, Manon has represented Canadian and American companies in various sectors, such as construction, retail, entertainment and technology. Manon and her team are eager to provide Canadian tax insights to clients and colleagues worldwide in regards to GST, HST, QST and PST.

The original press release can be found here on Dentons’ website.



USA – New York

Clifford Chance announced that Victor Levy has joined its Private Funds Group as a Corporate partner in New York. Levy started his career at Clifford Chance, where he focused on private funds and structured credit vehicles, and was with the Firm for nearly nine years. He rejoins from DLA Piper, where he was made partner in 2015. Levy has extensive experience representing fund sponsors in structuring and establishing private equity funds focused on a variety of alternative investment strategies, including performing and distressed debt and loan origination. 

The original press release can be found here on Clifford Chance’s website.



USA – New York

Mayer Brown announced that Zal Kumar, the former director of business tax services for the New York City Department of Finance (DOF), has joined the firm in New York as a partner in its State & Local Tax (SALT) group. Mr. Kumar will focus his practice on the full range of SALT legal services, with a particular emphasis on the financial services sector. Mr. Kumar is a highly accomplished lawyer with a distinguished history of legislative initiatives and audit assistance.

The original press release can be found here on Mayer Brown’s website.



USA – Newark

K&L Gates LLP has added Jody E. Saltzman as a partner in its real estate practice. She joins K&L Gates from Reed Smith LLP. Saltzman advises landlords and tenants across the United States on a variety of real estate matters, including negotiating commercial leases, subleases, and licenses; reviewing and negotiating architect and construction agreements; and assisting with real estate portfolios.

The original press release can be found here on K&L Gates website.



USA – Silicon Valley

Jones Day has announced that Michael Hendershot has joined the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice as a partner in its Silicon Valley Office. A first-chair litigator with a focus on patent and technology trial work for nearly two decades, Mr. Hendershot has successfully represented clients in jurisdictions across the United States, including jury wins in the Eastern District of Texas and the District of Delaware. 

The original press release can be found here on Jones Day’s website.