Business of Law
5-Lawyer Edwards Angell Team Doubles Bankruptcy Group at Midsize Sullivan Firm
Posted Mar 17, 2010 12:29 PM CST
By Martha Neil
A five-lawyer team's move from Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge to Sullivan & Worcester has doubled the size of the bankruptcy practice at the Boston-based midsize firm.
Heading the incoming group are partners Jeanne Darcey, who served as co-chair of the restructuring and insolvency department at her former firm, and Richard Hiersteiner, reports the National Law Journal.The article is reprinted in New York Lawyer (reg. req.).
"With bankruptcy- and insolvency-related issues still clearly on the rise, this is a strategically important area for the firm,” says Sullivan's co-managing partner, William Curry, in a press release. Sullivan & Worcester’s co-managing partner. “The extensive national experience that Dick, Jeanne and their colleagues bring to Sullivan & Worcester adds new depth to, and complements, our firm's ability to provide comprehensive legal counsel to new and existing clients who are facing these difficult situations.”
Sullivan & Worcester has nearly 200 lawyers on its attorney roster. In addition to its Boston headquarters, the firm has satellite offices in New York and Washington, D.C.