NEW YORK – Reed Smith LLP today announced the promotion class of 61 lawyers worldwide, effective January 1, 2021. Thirty-one associates and counsel advanced to partner; 30 associates advanced to counsel.

Related Professionals: Casey Ryan Daniel A. Buoniconti Alexandra M. Lucas Michael T. Wycklendt M. Patrick Yingling Wendell J. Bartnick Nicole Soussan Caplan Benjamin Fliegel Ashley B. Jordan Anthony B. Crawford Anatoliy Rozental Nicole J. Aiken-Shaban Lisa A. Szymanski Christopher S. Bouriat Christopher R. Brennan Jennifer M. Gardner Jessica R. Rose Ginevra F. Ventre Maytak Chin Matthew D. Jacobson Karen Lee Lust Chris Beaumont-McQuillan Nick Breen Frances Furness Simon Greer Adam Hedley Andrzej Janiszewski Thor Maalouf Stephen Mooney Jody Wood Donald Sham Steve Tam Jason T. Mayer Joshua W. Newman Karlin E. Sangdahl Rodrigo Morales Draxl Michael R. Kleinmann Ana María Barton Christopher T. Kuleba Nicole Lapsatis Lech Jillian Petrera Daniel M. Philion Brent K. Beissel Jeffrey R. Melton Regina M. Nelson Lauren S. Zabel Max J. Louik Jennifer A. Eppensteiner Gregory Speier Alison Wickizer Toepp John A. McWilliams Megan Fanale Engel Manasi Venkatesh Mike Adamson Simone Goligorsky Rob Lowe Oliver Rawkins Laura Riddeck Patrick Sutton Eugene Yujie Gu Philip Schmidt

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The new partners are located in 11 Reed Smith offices in the US, UK and Asia, and are members of 17 practices. Of the 31 new partners, 42% are women and the class is 22% diverse. New counsel are located in 14 offices in the US, UK, Asia and Europe, and are members of 17 practices. Women comprise 37% of the new counsel and the class is 14% diverse.

“We are exceptionally proud of this class of promotes and it is gratifying to see our talented attorneys advance each year,” said Casey Ryan, Reed Smith’s Global Head of Legal Personnel and a member of the firm's Senior Management Team. “These promotions result from their outstanding legal skills, dedicated client service, high levels of productivity and strong firm citizenship. They have each made valuable contributions to the success of our business, and we are confident they will continue to do so.”