January 3, 2006

Associates promoted to Special Counsel and Special European Counsel, effective January 1, 2006.

The firm is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2006,  former associates John Fikre (Corporate), Jack Habert (Corporate), Peter Haller (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits) and Joon-Yeung Huh (Corporate) have become Special Counsel in the New York office.   Also effective January 1, the following former associates have become Special European Counsel: Etienne Boursican (Corporate – Paris), Jon Lyman (Corporate – London) and Carolina Wodtke (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits – Frankfurt).