Lawyer Monthly Magazine - November 2019 Edition

17 NOV 2019 | WWW.LAWYER-MONTHLY.COM Lawyer Moves Recent Appointments DLA Piper is further strengthening its Real Estate practice with the appointment of Katie Jacobson as a partner in its UK Birmingham office. She joins the firm from Hogan Lovells and she will have a clear focus on advising institutional investors across the retail, office and industrial sectors. Commenting on the appointment, UK Head of Real Estate, William Naunton, said: “Katie has a proven track record of establishing client relationships through a combination of her approachable style and the delivery of logical and direct client focussed advice. She joins a strong, energetic and growing team and we look forward to her contribution to the future success of the practice.” DLA Piper Makes Real Estate Partner Hire in Birmingham Allen & Overy announced that Bartosz Targański, PhD, joins the competition law team in Warsaw as an external consultant on 1 October 2019. Bartosz Targański, PhD, is a legal adviser with 14 years’ experience in competition law, gained in international law firms as well as in the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, in cartel cases, merger controls, distribution agreements and dominant position. Bartosz Targański has represented undertakings before antitrust authorities in the most complex cases in recent years. He has also conducted many competition compliance audits. His successes in these fields have been possible due in part to his economic competence (PhD in Economics). Bartosz Targański’s special area of interest is the application of competition rules in the digital economy. He is the author of many publications in this field, including an article called Protection of competition in the operation of e-commerce platforms (Ochrona konkurencji w działalności platform handlu elektronicznego), which received a distinction from the Polish Center for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies. Bartosz Targański is a lecturer at the Warsaw School of Economics. Marta Sendrowicz, PhD, the partner managing the practice of European law and competition law at Allen & Overy’s Warsaw office, commented: Bartosz Targański is a top specialist in the field of competition law. Bartosz Targański, PhD, Joins the Competition Law Team in Warsaw Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (‘Freshfields’) announced that Ethan Klingsberg, one of the top M&A lawyers in the US, and a team of leading M&A, governance and litigation lawyers have joined its New York office in a move that will establish it at the top tier of the US M&A market, matching its capabilities and reputation for M&A and strategic advisory work globally. Ethan Klingsberg is widely recognized as a go-to adviser by boards of directors, bankers and management teams for his ability to steer high profile US M&A projects. He will lead US M&A at Freshfields. His expertise has been frequently recognized by industry commentators with awards such as “BTI Client Service All- Star” and “Most Valuable Practitioner” in M&A. Joining Ethan are: • Meredith Kotler who represents companies, financial institutions, and management and boards in high-stakes litigation, including securities, M&A, and shareholder disputes. She has argued many significant cases in federal and state courts, including the Delaware Chancery Court. She is recognized for Securities Litigation by Chambers, as a Leading Lawyer for M&A Litigation by Legal 500, and as a National Practice Area Star for Securities Litigation by Benchmark Litigation. • Pamela Marcogliese who provides board room and management advice on activism, shareholder engagement and other strategic issues, including cybersecurity, proxy contests, shareholder proposals and ESG. In 2019, Pamela was one of four lawyers ranked by Legal 500 for Corporate Governance. • Paul Tiger who has worked on contested and negotiated public M&A transactions, private transactions and private equity investments. His client representation includes work on activism, corporate governance and fiduciary duties matters. He has been recognized as a rising star for M&A by Law360, for M&A and activism by Legal 500, and for M&A by the IFLR 1000. The team was at Cleary Gottlieb. Ethan Klingsberg and Team Bring Top Tier US M&A to Freshfields

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