The latest lateral moves and promotions from some of the biggest players on the legal market
from the 13th July until the 19th July 2018.



Germany – Frankfurt

Latham & Watkins LLP is pleased to announce that Tim Wybitul will join the Frankfurt office as a partner in the Litigation & Trial Department and member of the Data Privacy & Security Practice. Wybitul’s practice focuses on advising domestic and multinational clients on a variety of complex data privacy and employment law matters, with a particular focus on GDPR compliance, employee data privacy, internal investigations, and data protection litigation and regulatory proceedings. 

The original press release can be found here on Latham & Watkins’ website.


Germany – Frankfurt

Jones Day expands German Banking, Finance & Securities Practice with the addition of Dr. Michael Fischer as new partner in Frankfurt. An experienced lawyer in the area of finance supervisory law as well as compliance and investigations, Dr. Fischer will strengthen the practice in Germany and across Europe.  Dr. Fischer previously spent seven years as General Counsel at UBS Europe SE in Frankfurt. 

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


Romania – Bucharest

Wolf Theiss has named Claudia Chiper as Partner. She is specialised in banking, finance, payment services and capital markets. She began working with the firm in 2008 and has been coordinating the banking & finance practice of the Bucharest office since October 2013. Claudia has extensive experience in dealing with and coordinating complex finance transactions as well as advising international and domestic financial institutions, and corporations, including investment funds, in relation to regulatory, and capital markets law.

The original press release can be found here on Wolf Theiss‘ website.


UK – London

White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Banking Practice with the addition of Shane McDonald as a new partner in London. McDonald joins the Firm’s Global Banking Practice from global asset manager Hudson Advisors, which is affiliated with leading private equity firm Lone Star Funds, where he was Senior Vice President and instrumental in the financing of a large number of investments, including the acquisitions of non-performing loan portfolios and private equity portfolio companies.

The original press release can be found here on White & Case’s website.


USA – New York

King & Spalding announced that Timothy Fesenmyer has joined as a partner in the firm’s Corporate, Finance and Investments practice group in the New York office. Fesenmyer will focus on mergers and acquisitions and corporate representation for the firm’s public and private company clients. Fesenmyer has advised on U.S. and cross-border deals, managing all aspects of public and private transactions, including negotiating mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations, as well as advising on joint ventures and complex commercial arrangements. 

The original press release can be found here on King & Spalding’s website.