A New York based Law firm Debevoise & Plimpton LLP increase their strength and diversity by adding 7 new partners to their team. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP currently has a staff of 650 attorneys in 9 offices that include New York and international locations. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is one firm of only 4 that exist that have made the A List every year since it began. One area of measure to qualify for the A list ranking is Diversity. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP have a diversity manager and diversity committee to ensure they adhere this particular value of their company. The 7 new partners, all with different areas of focus and specialization make for a great fit. They will be joining the ranks of current partners like Paul Berger, Eric Dinallo, and Sean Hecker of Debevoise & Plimpton.

SARAH COYNE, specializes in white collar investigations, to include financial institutions. She is a part of the Litigation Department and was a federal prosecutor for 14 years before joining the firm in 2015. She is based in the New York office.

URI HERZBERG, has been at the firm for 9 years, since 2007. He area of expertise is in advising corporation in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He is a member of the Corporate Department and works with private equity groups as well. He based in the New York office.

INA C. POPOVA, joined the firm in 2007, and has a very unusual experience in mining and energy sectors which involve multibillion-dollar disputes that cross different jurisdictions. She is a member of the Litigation Department and the International Dispute Resolution Group. She is multilingual and is admitted to the Paris and New York Bars. She is also based in New York.

DAVID L PORTILLA, joined the firm in 2013 and has specialized in assisting financial institutions in the U.S. and abroad on regulatory, transactional and governance laws.
He speaks Spanish and is in the New York location.

DAVID SARRATT, specializes in white collar criminal defense, and complex civil litigation. He is a member of the Litigation Department and an experienced trial lawyer. He was Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York and investigated and prosecuted cases in cybercrime. He is based in the New York office.

THOMAS SMITH, his focus is complex acquisition and leveraged financed transaction. He is a member of the Corporate Department and is an advisor to the firm’s fund clients. He is based in London.

PATRICK TAYLOR, is a part of the Litigation Department where he has his specialty and experience in upstream oil and gas and energy and telecommunications sectors. He has represented clients in multibillion-dollar disputes. He is based in the London office.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP have the diversity and experience to assist their clients with their most pressing legal obstacles.