WINSTON & STRAWN LONDON HIRES PARTNER COSTANZA RUSSO
25 Jan, 2013
Winston & Strawn LLP today announced Costanza Russo (attached photo) has joined the London office as partner in the corporate department, with a focus on infrastructure finance. Ms. Russo joins from DLA Piper in London.
“We are very pleased Costanza has joined the Winston team,” said Michael Madden, London managing partner. “Her commitment to her clients, her reputation and track record will compliment and build on our corporate and finance practice here in London and firmwide.”
“We welcome Costanza’s unique experience and geographical focus to continue to grow our corporate presence globally,” added Dom DeChiara, partner and chairman of the firm’s corporate department.
Ms. Russo’s geographical focus is Eastern Europe where she has worked for more than 10 years assisting international financial institutions, governments, corporations and sponsors in the financing and refinancing of major projects. Her principal areas of practice are cross-border project and infrastructure finance, with a focus on transport infrastructure and renewable, general financing, corporate lending and real estate financing.
“I am delighted to have joined Winston in London. Winston has a strong reputation as a global law firm and I have been impressed by the strength and capabilities of the corporate practice,” said Ms. Russo.
Winston & Strawn LLP is an international commercial law firm with 15 offices across North America, Asia and Europe. More information about the firm is available at www.winston.com.