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News Jan 14, 2014

Shearman & Sterling Promotes 9 to Counsel

Global law firm Shearman & Sterling has promoted nine lawyers to counsel. The new counsel represent six offices and cover five practice areas.

“We are very proud of these outstanding lawyers,” said Creighton Condon, Shearman & Sterling’s senior partner. “Each has first-rate legal skills and has made client service a top priority.”

The following lawyers were promoted to counsel:

Anna Chung is a lawyer in the project development and finance practice area in Singapore. She received an LL.B. and a B. Comm. from University of New South Wales in 2003.

Séverine de La Courtie is a lawyer in the capital markets practice area in Paris. She graduated from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP) in 1997 after having obtained a D.E.A. in Business Law from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas in 1995.

Andrea De Pieri is a lawyer in the mergers and acquisitions practice area in Milan. He was awarded an LL.M. from Fordham University School of Law in 2003 and a J.D. from Università degli Studi di Milano in 1998.

Jackson Lam practices in the finance practice area in London. He received an LL.B. from Monash University in 2000 and a B.Comm. from Monash University in 1997.

Simon J. Little is a lawyer in the mergers and acquisitions practice area in London. He obtained an LL.M. in Corporation Law from New York University School of Law in 2007 and completed a degree in Jurisprudence at the University of Oxford in 1998.

Ned S. Schodek is a lawyer in the practices in the financial restructuring and insolvency practice area in New York. He received a J.D. from Cornell University Law School in 2002 and a B.A. from Vassar College in 1997.

Dr. Kolja Stehl is a lawyer in the finance practice area in Frankfurt. He was awarded a Magister Juris (distinction) from the University of Oxford in 2007, a Ph.D. (Dr. iur.) from the University of Bonn in 2007, and a Maîtrise en Droit from the Université Aix-Marseille III in 2000. He completed the Second German State Examination in Law in 2006 and the First German State Examination in Law in 2002.

Emanuele Trucco is a lawyer in the capital markets practice area in Milan. He obtained an LL.M. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2003 and a J.D. from Università degli Studi di Milano in 1999.

Dr. Matthias Weissinger is a lawyer in the finance practice area in Frankfurt. He completed the Second State Examination in Law in 2007, obtained a Ph.D. (Dr. iur.) from the University of Bayreuth in 2006 (summa cum laude) and an LL.M. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003, and completed the First State Examination in Law in 2002 (Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich).