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Reed Smith adds to market-leading trade finance and commodities practice

LONDON – Reed Smith today welcomes the addition of Omar Al-Ali as a partner in the Energy and Natural Resources Group in London. Omar specialises in structured trade and commodities finance, and joins from Simmons & Simmons.

Thomas J. Posey Joins Reed Smith as L&E Partner in Chicago

CHICAGO – Global law firm Reed Smith today announced that seasoned labor law attorney Thomas “Tom” J. Posey has joined the firm as a partner in the Labor & Employment practice in Chicago. Previously with Faegre Baker Daniels, Posey represents companies from a wide array of industries in all aspects of labor law and employment issues, including serving as a chief labor negotiator.

Julia Boyd Joins Reed Smith's Global Corporate Group In New York

NEW YORK – Global law firm Reed Smith today announced the addition of Julia Boyd as a partner in its Global Corporate Group in New York. She was formerly a member of the Private Equity Group at Goodwin Procter, which she joined in 2013.

Reed Smith and California ChangeLawyers Name 2018 Deborah J. Broyles Memorial Scholar

LOS ANGELES - Global law firm Reed Smith, in partnership with California ChangeLawyers (formerly California Bar Foundation), has announced that Sallia Wilkins, a first year law student at the University of San Francisco School of Law, has been named the recipient of the 2018 California ChangeLawyers Deborah J. Broyles Memorial Scholarship. The California ChangeLawyers Deborah J. Broyles scholarship was established in 2016 and supported by Reed Smith and many friends, colleagues and other supporters is in to honor the late Deborah J. Broyles, a Reed Smith partner and the firm’s Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion, who was nationally known as a trailblazer in diversity efforts in the legal profession.

Kevin-Paul Deveau joins Reed Smith as banking and funds finance partner

LONDON – Reed Smith has expanded its global finance practice with the addition of Kevin-Paul Deveau as a partner in its Financial Industry Group in London. Kevin-Paul joins from Dechert, and will play a key role in the further growth of Reed Smith’s funds finance practice and wider banking team.
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