Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP announced today that it has elected eight partners and eight counsel, effective January 1, 2017.

The elections will bring the firm’s total worldwide partners to 195 and counsel to 57.

“I am proud to introduce our new global partners and counsel,” said Mark Leddy, Cleary Gottlieb’s Managing Partner.  “This exceptional group of individuals embodies Cleary Gottlieb’s commitment to internationalism and reflects the high caliber of talent we have developed globally and across practice areas.  Our new partners and counsel, collectively, speak Cantonese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, and Spanish.  I congratulate these lawyers on their dedication to legal excellence, and to delivering the highest-quality service to our clients around the world.”

The new partners and counsel are resident in the firm’s Brussels, Hong Kong, London, New York, Rome, and Washington offices.  Their broad spectrum of practice areas includes antitrust, banking and financial institutions, capital markets, intellectual property, leveraged and acquisition finance, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, private funds, real estate, and restructuring.

To learn more about the new partners and counsel, click here.