Reed Smith associate Daniel Winterfeldt, QC, has left the agency to affix funding financial institution Jefferies as managing director and chief advisor for Europe, the Center East, Africa and Asia, in accordance with two folks accustomed to the matter.
His transfer marks one other departure from Reed Smith’s London base, from which a number of companions have left over the previous two years. Most lately, two building dispute companions Reed Smith left the agency to affix King & Spalding, and in January Fried Frank added restructuring associate Mandip Inglund.
Winterfeldt has partnered with Reed Smith since 2016 when he moved to the legacy CMS agency Cameron McKenna. Having began his profession in america, he has been training within the London market since 2000, beginning within the London places of work of American corporations Weil Gotshal & Manges and Jones Day, after which becoming a member of Simmons & Simmons as a associate in 2007.
He’s additionally the Founder and Co-Chair of the US Securities Legal professionals Discussion board in London, and the Founder and Co-Chair of the InterLaw Range Discussion board, which seeks to advertise meritocracy and the engagement of assorted teams within the authorized sector. At Reed Smith, he performed a key position in making certain the corporate’s variety and inclusiveness.
Final 12 months, Winterfeldt was honored with the Order of the British Empire for “Benefit to Capital Markets, Equality and Range within the Authorized Occupation,” and obtained an honorary QC standing in January 2020 for his work with capital markets and diversification.
He replaces former Baker McKenzie associate Edward Bibko within the Jefferies. Bibko has held this place since 2017 and lately left to affix the regulation agency Kobre & Kim as Basic Counsel.
“To get half that, it’s important to work twice as exhausting” – homosexual twins battle for equality within the Large Legislation