Business Development

Shearman & Sterling Hires Haynes and Boone Group in Houston

Shearman & Sterling has grabbed a group of four lawyers from Haynes and Boone for its recently opened Houston office including Bill Nelson, who was co-chair of his former firm’s capital markets and …

Hammes Bet on Private Equity Positioned Kirkland for Future

Kirkland & Ellis Chair Jeffrey C. Hammes made aggressive bets on firm growth with private equity transactions playing a big part, and there’s no indication things will slow down under his successor.