NEW YORK, NY—Global law firm Shearman & Sterling announces its election of 10 new internally promoted partners, effective July 1, 2023.
The new partners represent eight of the firm’s practices, spanning five of its offices including Dallas, Hong Kong, London, New York, and Toronto. The breadth of these new partners’ practice areas includes Bank Finance, Capital Markets, Derivatives, Bank Finance, Funds, International Arbitration, Intellectual Property Transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and Project Development & Finance.
JB Betker is a member of the Intellectual Property Transactions practice in New York, where he advises clients on the intellectual property, technology, and data protection.
Sara Couling is a member of the Derivatives & Structured Products practice in London, with extensive experience of the full range of English law derivatives transactions.
Kerri Durso is a member of the Derivatives & Structured Products practice in New York, with extensive experience representing buy-side, sell-side, derivatives clearinghouses.
Anil Motwani is a member of the Investment Funds practice in Hong Kong, where he focuses on advising Asia-based sponsors on the formation and operation of private funds.
Robert O’Leary is a member of the Project Development & Finance practice in New York. He advises on limited recourse, corporate and acquisition financings and project development in the energy, infrastructure, and natural resources sectors.
Frank Oliver is a member of the Finance practice in New York, where he focuses on a wide variety of financing transactions.
Kyle Park is a member of the M&A practice in Dallas, where he focuses on national and international M&A.
Jason Pratt is a member of the global Environmental practice in New York, where he focuses on the impact of environmental and climate change laws and regulations on commercial transactions.
Ryan Robski is a member of the Capital Markets practice and based in Toronto. Ryan advises issuer and investment bank clients on a broad range of capital markets matters.
Edward Taylor is a member of the International Arbitration practice in Hong Kong, where he represents and advises companies, States and State-owned entities in commercial and investment treaty disputes.