Posted Sep 17, 2007 02:05 pm CDT
Reed Smith Sachnoff Weaver has snagged five new partners for its Chicago office, including two from rival Mayer Brown.
Legal Week reports that lawyers joining Reed Smith are:
–Mayer Brown partners John Vishneski and Russell Eggert. The firm lost two other partners to Allen & Overy this summer.
–Katten Muchin Rosenman employment partner James Burns.
–Ungaretti & Harris tax partner William Nichols.
–Latham & Watkins associate Christopher Bennett.
Reed Smith established a Chicago presence by merging with Sachnoff & Weaver last October.