DLA Piper announces new office leadership appointments in US
29 Jan, 2013
DLA Piper has announced the following office leadership appointments in the US:
- David Mendelsohn to sole managing partner of the Chicago office, after serving alongside co-managing partner William Rudnick
About DLA Piper’s new office leadership appointments
Joe Alexander is a member of DLA Piper’s Executive and Policy committees, the chair of the Corporate and Private Equity practices in the Southeast, and a member of the Leadership Committee of the US Corporate and Private Equity practices. He focuses his international practice on representing corporations and private equity funds in connection with mergers and acquisitions and corporate matters.
John Gilluly leads DLA Piper’s Corporate and Securities practice in Texas and is a member of the firm’s Policy Committee. He advises clients across a range of industries in capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, and SEC reporting and governance.
Fred McClure is a co-chair of DLA Piper’s Diversity and Inclusion program, a member of the Policy Committee, and leads the Litigation practice in Tampa. He has broad-ranging experience in many complex areas, including labor and employment litigation, product liability, insurance coverage and bad faith, insurance broker errors and omissions, and general civil and class action litigation.
David Mendelsohn is the chair of DLA Piper’s Corporate and Finance practice in Chicago. He focuses his practice on insurance and reinsurance transactional and regulatory matters and also advises and manages the firm’s global relationships with multiple Fortune 500 and other international companies in a range of industries. He also counsels clients on investigations, responding to subpoenas, compliance and information management matters, such as records management and retention, money laundering, data privacy and security, E&O risk management and ethics.