DLA Piper UK partners Debra Erni and Graham Tyler, who headed the asset finance practice, will join Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP’s transportation finance team in London at the beginning of May with three associates.
A colleague of former Jefferies & Co. bond trader Jesse Litvak, who is on trial in Connecticut for fraud in the trading of mortgage-backed securities, testified that it’s against the firm’s policy to lie to clients.
Customers of former Jefferies & Co. managing director Jesse Litvak told a jury during his fraud trial that they still got good deals on the bonds they bought through him even with his alleged misrepresentations.
Former Jefferies & Co. managing director Jesse Litvak defrauded investors of $2 million using a U.S. bank bailout program to earn illegal profit for the firm, prosecutors said at the start of his trial.
DLA Piper LLP called off hiring talks with a group of Heenan Blaikie LLP lawyers, DLA said yesterday. Meanwhile a group of 12 lawyers from Heenan found a new home in the Canadian firm Borden Ladner Gervais LLP’s Montreal office.