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Weil Elects 10 New Partners and 9 New Counsel

NEW YORK, November 21, 2017: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that it has elected 10 new partners and 9 new counsel, effective January 1, 2018.

“It is with great pleasure that I introduce our new partners and counsel,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “They embody the Weil hallmarks of passion, creativity and business acumen and will further strengthen our ability to effectively partner with clients to tackle complex, challenging matters. They are based in nearly half of our offices worldwide and practice across our Corporate, Litigation, and Business Finance & Restructuring departments.”

The new partners and counsel are based in the Firm’s Boston, Dallas, Hong Kong, London, New York, Warsaw and Washington, D.C. offices.

The new partners and counsel are:


Adam Banks, Complex Commercial Litigation (New York)

Evert Christensen, Securities Litigation (New York)

David Gail, Private Equity (Dallas)

Matthew Goulding, Private Equity (Boston)

David Griffiths, Business Finance & Restructuring (New York)

Marcin Iwaniszyn, Banking & Finance (Warsaw)

Eoghan Keenan, M&A (New York)

Benton Lewis, Banking & Finance (Dallas)

Filip Uzieblo, Private Equity and M&A (Warsaw)

William (Chris) Welty, Private Equity and M&A (Hong Kong)


Youjung Byon, Private Funds (Hong Kong)

Kevin Crews, Private Equity (Dallas)

Brian Drozda, Banking & Finance (New York)

Jacob Ebin, Complex Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property & Media, (New York)

Ryan Gorsche, M&A (Dallas)

Shawn Kodes, Structured Finance & Derivatives (New York)

Peter Olds, Private Funds (London)

Magdalena Pyzik, Private Equity and M&A (Warsaw)

Robert Vlasis, Patent Litigation (Washington, D.C.)

About Weil

Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm's four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Business Finance & Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.

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