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Debevoise Partner David W. Rivkin Named President of the International Bar Association

The International Bar Association (IBA) today announced Debevoise partner and co-chair of the firm’s International Dispute Resolution Group, David W. Rivkin, as its new President. Consistently ranked as one of the top international dispute resolution practitioners in the world, he is a litigation partner in the firm’s New York and London offices. Read more >

M. Natasha Labovitz Named “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer 2014”

M. Natasha Labovitz, corporate partner and Co-Chair of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s Business Restructuring & Workouts Group, has been named an “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer 2014” by Turnarounds & Workouts. Read more >

Partner Natalie L. Reid Named to the Board of Editors of The American Journal of International Law

Natalie L. Reid has been named to the Board of Editors of The American Journal of International Law, the preeminent publication of The American Society of International Law and generally regarded as the leading international law journal in the world. Read more >

Partner John S. Kiernan Named to the 2014 List of New York Law Journal’s “Lawyers Who Lead by Example” in Pro Bono

John S. Kiernan, Co-Chair of the Litigation department and former Chair of Debevoise’s Pro Bono Committee, has been honored as one of New York Law Journal’s 2014 “Lawyers Who Lead by Example.” Mr. Kiernan is being honored in the Pro Bono category for his “outstanding record of providing crucial legal services to poor or nearly poor New Yorkers.” Read more >

Jasmine Ball Recognized in Turnaround Management Association’s “Transaction of the Year”

Jasmine Ball, a partner in the Business Restructuring & Workouts Group at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, is among the winners of Turnaround Management Association’s (“TMA”) “Transaction of the Year” award in the “Mega Company” category, which honored AMR Corporation’s successful Chapter 11 reorganization. With a team co-led by Ms. Ball, Richard F. Hahn and John T. Curry III, Debevoise advised American Airlines as special aircraft counsel. Read more >

Debevoise Partner Jyotin Hamid Speaks on Best Practices in Employment Mediation during the ABA’s Mediation Week

Jyotin Hamid spoke on employment mediation as part of the American Bar Association’s Mediation Week, an initiative established to celebrate the strides made to institutionalize mediation as one of several appropriate dispute resolution processes. Read more >

Debevoise partner Sophie Lamb named to The Lawyer’s Hot 100, 2014

Sophie Lamb, a London based partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, has been named to the Hot 100, 2014, by The Lawyer magazine. The annual list recognizes the profession’s most innovative and inspirational lawyers. Read more >

Partners Andrew M. Levine and Bruce E. Yannett Featured as Contributing Editors in Latin Lawyer’s “Anti-Corruption 2015” Reference Series

October 2014—For the second year in a row, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partners Andrew M. Levine and Bruce E. Yannett are contributing editors to Latin Lawyer’s “Anti-Corruption 2015” reference series. The series focuses on anti-corruption compliance and its increasing prominence in Latin America and across the globe. In their introduction to the series, Mr. Levine and Mr. Yannett emphasize for businesses operating in the region the importance of identifying corruption risks and dealing proactively with challenges posed by recent legislative and enforcement initiatives.

Debevoise Partner Erica Berthou Featured among Profiles in Diversity Journal’s “Women Worth Watching”

Erica Berthou, a corporate partner and a member of the firm’s Private Equity Funds and Investment Management Groups at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, is featured in Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 13th Annual “Women Worth Watching®” issue. Read more >

David H. Bernstein Named an “Intellectual Property Trailblazer & Pioneer” by the National Law Journal

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner David H. Bernstein has been named an “Intellectual Property Trailblazer & Pioneer” by the National Law Journal in its inaugural list of 50 individuals who are "raising the bar" in intellectual property law in areas including copyright, patents, trademarks and licensing. According to the National Law Journal, “this list offers a snapshot of success and extraordinary leadership in a closely-watched area critical to global innovation.” Read more >

Debevoise Partners Publish Health Care M&A Book

Andrew L. Bab and Kevin A. Rinker, co-heads of the Health Care & Life Sciences Group at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, are the editors of a new book focusing on health care M&A, titled Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book 2014 (Practising Law Institute, 2014). Read more >