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U.S. law firm K&L Gates has hired Eugene Yeung, who focuses on aviation finance and restructuring and insolvency, as a partner in Hong Kong from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, where he was a counsel.
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U.S. firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed has hired Paul S. Marston as a counsel and head of the firm’s Tokyo office from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. Marston will be Hughes Hubbard’s only lawyer in the Japanese capital.
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Pillsbury has appointed intellectual property litigators Chris Kao and David Tsai as partners in its San Francisco office from Vinson & Elkins. Kao and Tsai will assist in opening Pillsbury’s Taipei office later this year.
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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has advised Japan's NTT Data Corp in its $3 billion acquisition of Dell Inc's IT consulting division, Dell Systems, which turned to Hogan Lovells for counsel.
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Pillsbury has applied for a license to set up an office in Hong Kong, and has recruited Paul Jebely, the former global head of aviation finance at Clyde & Co.
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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has hired corporate lawyer Ahmad Jawad Anani as co-managing partner of its UAE office from Latham & Watkins, where he held a similar role for all of that firm’s Middle East branches.