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Company Overview of DLA Piper LLP (US)

Company Overview

DLA Piper LLP (US) offers legal advisory services in business, technology, communications, information technology, life sciences, corporate finance, and securities. The firm provides litigation, negotiation, tax compliance, project finance, bankruptcy, employee benefits, and merger and acquisition advisory services. Additionally, it offers restructuring, investment, real estate, public financing, and insurance and reinsurance consulting services. DLA Piper LLP (US) was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with additional offices in New York, Maryland, Florida, Pennsylvania, Virginia, California, Texas, Massachusetts, and Nevada.

203 North LaSalle Street

Suite 1900

Chicago, IL 60601-1293

United States

Founded in 2005





Key Executives for DLA Piper LLP (US)

Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Age: 57
Co-Chair Emeritus and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Co-Chairman of The Board
Age: 63
Co-Chairman of The Board
Global Chairman Emeritus and Partner
Age: 79
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

DLA Piper LLP (US) Key Developments

DLA Piper Appoints Sheila Bair as Senior Adviser

Sheila Bair, a former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., has agreed to serve as a senior adviser to the law firm DLA Piper, focusing on its international practice. Bair will largely concentrate on global public sector clients, but she also expects to do compliance monitoring work at the firm. DLA Piper has also agreed to help Bair organize a nonprofit to raise money to build playgrounds in orphanages in China and other developing countries.

DLA Piper Announces Resignation of Nick Marsh as International Disputes Partner

Long-serving international disputes partner Nick Marsh has resigned to join Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, while banking disputes specialist Ioannis Alexopoulos is currently in talks with Bryan Cave. Marsh is expected to stay at DLA Piper for the next few weeks while he hands over work in progress. It is believed to be unlikely he will start at Quinn Emanuel until early next year. It is understood that Alexopoulos has not yet resigned from DLA and that partners at Bryan Cave are due to vote on his admission to the partnership shortly. Marsh, who is joining Quinn Emanuel to bolster the firm's Russia practice as well as its London commercial litigation and international arbitration practice, said he was excited to take up the new challenge at Quinn Emanuel after many years at DLA Piper.

Rokk3r Labs Announces Exclusive Partnership with DLA Piper

Rokk3r Labs announced that they formed an exclusive law firm partnership with DLA Piper. This partnership is in alignment with Rokk3r Labs' new direction and expansion globally as well as to help take their portfolio companies to the next level. DLA Piper will be working with Rokk3r Labs as they expand into new markets both nationally and internationally. The partnership also provides Rokk3r Labs' portfolio companies access to DLA Piper's advisors. With offices in New York and London, DLA Piper will play an integral role in Rokk3r Labs' launch in these cities in the coming months, helping them expand into new industries and work with a variety of new clients in these markets.

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