Dechert Elects 13 New Partners  

December 10, 2020

Global law firm Dechert LLP has today announced that 13 lawyers will be elected to the partnership.

Dechert’s partner promotions span six offices and add critical skills to further enable the firm to field the right team in the right places for complex strategic advice to clients worldwide.

Andrew Levander, Chair of the firm’s Policy Committee said, “We are proud to welcome these highly talented lawyers into Dechert’s partnership. Their promotion is a reflection of their ability to build strong client relationships, as well as our commitment to developing and recognizing associate talent.”

Dechert’s Chief Executive Officer Henry Nassau added, “These individuals have consistently demonstrated a deep understanding of complex matters and transactions, and we’re grateful for all they’ve done to contribute to our firm’s success and collegial culture. We’re looking forward to the positive impact they will continue to have as partners and leaders in our firm.”

The full class of new partners is:

  1. Laurence Bary, Antitrust, Paris
  2. Mark Evans, Corporate & Securities, London
  3. Sarah Kupferman, Corporate & Securities, New York
  4. Allie M. Misner, Corporate & Securities, Philadelphia
  5. Jennifer Rees, Corporate & Securities, London
  6. James V. Catano, Financial Services, Washington, D.C.
  7. Karen Stretch, Financial Services, London
  8. Aaron D. Withrow, Financial Services, Washington, D.C.
  9. Mark J. Deal, Private Client, Philadelphia
  10. Paul LaFata, Product Liability and Mass Torts, New York
  11. Jonathan S. Tam, Product Liability and Mass Torts, San Francisco
  12. Jeff J. Kang, Tax, New York
  13. John Bedford, White Collar, Compliance and Investigations, London

Dechert now has approximately 1,000 lawyers across its 26 offices in the U.S., EMEA and Asia-Pacific advising the world’s leading companies on their most complex and challenging business issues.

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