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Company Overview of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Company Overview

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a law firm. The firm’s areas of practice include international and debtor restructurings and bankruptcy litigations; antitrust, corporate governance, and environment; taxation, mergers and acquisitions, derivatives, structured finance, and capital markets; aviation practice, consumer finance, banking, and insurance transactions; data security, investment management, healthcare compliance, and employment litigation. It caters to financial, energy and natural resources, healthcare and life sciences, private equity, real estate, and media industries. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP was founded in 1931 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in North Ameri...

919 Third Avenue

New York, NY 10022

United States

Founded in 1931


212 909 6000


212 909 6836

Key Executives for Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Co-Chairman of Litigation Department and Managing Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Key Developments

Debevoise & Plimpton Appoints Megan Bannigan as Counsel and Edwin Northover as International Counsel, Effective July 1, 2016

Debevoise & Plimpton announced that Megan Bannigan will become counsel at the firm and Edwin Northover will become international counsel. Their promotions will become effective on July 1. Bannigan is resident in the New York office and is a member of the litigation department. Her practice focuses on trademark, copyright, false advertising, rights of publicity and related matters. As a member of the intellectual property and media group, she represents clients across a range of industries, including fashion, entertainment, sports, pharmaceuticals and consumer products. Bannigan also has experience with general commercial litigation, white collar/regulatory defence and restructuring, as well as an active pro bono practice focusing on education law, constitutional violations and intellectual property. She joined the firm in 2007 and between 2008-09, she clerked for the Hon. Mary Little Cooper of the US District Court for the District of New Jersey. She is a member of the Bars of New York and New Jersey and is admitted to practice before the Southern District of New York and the District of New Jersey. Northover is resident in the Hong Kong office and is a member of the corporate department. He has a broad, cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions practice, with a particular focus on transactions in the insurance industry. Since moving to Debevoise's Hong Kong office in 2012, Northover has worked on several of the most significant insurance M&A transactions in Asia. He also has extensive private equity experience, having worked on a number of acquisitions and co-investments. Northover joined Debevoise in 2007 and was based in the firm's London office prior to his move to Asia. He is qualified in both England & Wales and Hong Kong.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Presents at The 10th Anniversary Annual European Leveraged Finance Conference, Sep-20-2016 through Sep-21-2016

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Presents at The 10th Anniversary Annual European Leveraged Finance Conference, Sep-20-2016 through Sep-21-2016. Venue: Hotel Hilton, Barcelona, Spain. Presentation Date & Speakers: Sep-20-2016, Pierre Maugüé, Partner. Sep-21-2016, Alan J. Davies, Partner.

Debevoise & Plimpton Appoints John Gleeson as a Partner in the Litigation Department

Debevoise & Plimpton has announced that former United States District Court Judge John Gleeson of the Eastern District of New York has joined the firm as a partner in the litigation department.

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