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Reed Smith Pro Bono Refugee Protection Team Leader Jayne E. Fleming is a 2017 CSR Responsible 100 Honoree

(December 15, 2017)  Reed Smith LLP is pleased to announce that pro bono counsel, Jayne E. Fleming has been honored by City & State as a 2017 CSR Responsible 100 Honoree in recognition of her tireless commitment to representing asylum-seekers, refugees, and victims of torture over the past two decades. Fleming leads Reed Smith’s Refugee Protection team, and she is the founder of the Patricia Fleming Foundation, a nonprofit that supports refugees and internally displaced persons in the Middle East, Greece, and Haiti.

Reed Smith Names 2018 Leadership for Global Affinity Groups

PITTSBURGH – December 14, 2017 – Global law firm Reed Smith today announced the 2018 leadership team for each of the firm’s six affinity groups globally.  Reed Smith’s affinity groups serve as a forum for diverse attorneys to receive mutual professional support and exercise leadership skills, while also representing the groups’ interests to senior management within the firm.  Additionally, affinity group’s provide robust mentoring and professional development opportunities for the firm’s diverse talent.

Reed Smith announces new Asia-Pacific Managing Partner as of 1 January 2018

HONG KONG (5 December, 2017) - Reed Smith has today announced that Denise Jong will take up the position of Asia-Pacific Managing Partner as of 1 January 2018. Roger Parker currently in the position will become a senior counsel to the firm.

Leading Cybersecurity and Privacy Lawyer Xiaoyan Zhang Joins Reed Smith in San Francisco

[SAN FRANCISCO—November 13, 2017] Reed Smith LLP today announced the addition of Xiaoyan Zhang to its global Information Technology, Privacy and Data Security group. Zhang joins Reed Smith as counsel in San Francisco from the Hong Kong and Shanghai offices of Mayer Brown JSM, where she led the firm’s China IP/TMT practice.

Reed Smith’s Carolyn Short and Rudy Hutz Selected by Philadelphia Business Journal as “Best of the Bar”

PHILADELPHIA, PA – October 31, 2017 – Carolyn Short, a partner in Reed Smith’s Complex Litigation Group and Rudolf “Rudy” Hutz, counsel in the firm’s IP, Tech, and Data practice were both recently selected as recipients of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s inaugural “Best of the Bar” Awards.  The “Best of the Bar” Awards were created to recognize attorneys in Greater Philadelphia who handled legal matters that had a significant business impact.
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