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24 April 202429 minute read

DLA Piper announces 63 partnership promotions for 2024

DLA Piper announces 63 lawyers have been promoted to its partnership. The promotions are effective as of 1 April in the United States and Canada, and 1 May for EMEA and Asia Pacific. Promotions have been made across all the firm's practice areas, spanning 37 offices in 18 countries.

Globally, Litigation has the largest intake of new partners, with 16 promotions; followed by Corporate with 13; 11 in Finance, Projects and Restructuring; and 10 in Intellectual Property & Technology. Other practice groups include Employment and Real Estate with four promotions each, Tax and Regulatory & Government Affairs with two promotions each and Pro Bono, with one new promotion.

Regionally, the US has the highest number of promotions with 20 new partners, followed by Continental Europe with 17 and Asia and the Middle East with two each. Other countries include the UK with 10, Canada with seven, New Zealand with three, and Australia with two.

A full list of partner promotions by office and practice is included below.

Simon Levine, International Managing Partner and Global Co-CEO, commented: “This year’s promotions come at a time of exciting innovation in the legal sector on priority topics like ESG and AI. By acting as trusted business partners to our clients and by living our firm’s values of being supportive, collaborative, bold and exceptional, this cohort has contributed significantly to the success of our firm. I congratulate them all.”

Frank Ryan, Global Co-CEO and Global Co-Chair of the Americas, added: “Each of these attorneys are committed to providing best-in-class service to our clients, which includes exceeding standards and expectations, thinking big, and acting decisively. They collaborate with their colleagues and give back to their communities. We are proud to welcome them to our partnership.”


Lawyers List
City Lawyers
Amsterdam, Netherlands Adam Abou Habaga, Finance, Projects & Restructuring
Atlanta, US Lael Bellamy, Regulatory & Government Affairs
Auckland, New Zealand Daniel Street, Litigation & Regulatory
Pavanie Edirisuriya, Corporate
Austin, US Jeffrey Scharfstein, Corporate
Brussels, Belgium Pierre Dion, Employment
Budapest, Hungary Zoltán Kozma, Intellectual Property & Technology
Viktor Radics, Litigation & Regulatory
Chicago, US Katie LaKoma, Investment Funds
Merrick Doll, Private Equity
Shuzo Maruyama, Intellectual Property & Technology
Stephanie Zosak, Intellectual Property & Technology
Cologne, Germany Thorsten Ammann, Intellectual Property & Technology
Dubai, UAE Mona Hammadi, Finance, Projects & Restructuring
Rami Zayat, Intellectual Property & Technology
Dublin, Ireland William Marshall, Corporate
Darach Connolly, Litigation & Regulatory
Edinburgh, UK James McGachie, Litigation & Regulatory
Edmonton, Canada Craig Brusnyk, Litigation
Frankfurt, Germany Andreas Intelmann, Litigation & Regulatory
Hamburg, Germany Philipp Clemens, Corporate
Nico Brunotte, Intellectual Property & Technology
Leeds, UK Rob Shaw, Real Estate
Lisbon, Portugal Mariana Ricardo, Finance, Projects & Restructuring
London, UK Hannah Watson Fanin, Corporate
Michael Graham, Tax
Robin Jack, Litigation & Regulatory
Oliver Saunders, Litigation & Regulatory
Leanne Rogers, Litigation & Regulatory
Los Angeles, US Andrew Brady, Real Estate
Kaila Sergent, Real Estate
Scott Layfield, Finance
Luxembourg, Luxembourg David Alexandre, Intellectual Property & Technology
Manchester, UK David Booth, Intellectual Property & Technology
Andrew Walker, Real Estate
Melbourne, Australia Sarah Wilson, Corporate
Milan, Italy Ginevra Righini, Intellectual Property & Technology
New York, US Alexandra Lauvaux, Corporate
Justin Reda, Investment Funds
Lane McKee, Litigation
Marc Casale, Tax
Philadelphia, US Jae Kim, Regulatory & Government Affairs
Phoenix, US Cameron Fine, Litigation
San Francisco, US Caroline Lee, Litigation
Greg Sperla, Litigation
Sheffield, UK Anna Lewis, Corporate
Singapore, Singapore David Smail, Employment
Jared Green, Finance, Projects & Restructuring
Stockholm, Sweden Per Kronwall, Litigation & Regulatory
Gabriel Liska, Corporate
Sydney, Australia Catriona Martin, Pro Bono
Toronto, Canada Jamie Mandell, Securities & Capital Markets
Sarah Bode, Corporate
Vancouver, Canada Alex Hudson, Litigation
Antony Cortese, Corporate
Jeffrey Bradshaw, Restructuring
Jonathon Ward, Employment & Labour
Vienna, Austria Ekaterina Larens, Corporate
Warsaw, Poland Michał Synowiec, Employment
Washington DC, US Michael Nissim, Investment Funds
Rachel Fertig, Intellectual Property & Technology
Wellington, New Zealand Tom Barnes, Finance, Project & Restructuring
Wilmington, US Peter Kyle, Litigation