Former GE Capital Lawyer Silva Joins DLA Piper as Partner

Michael Silva has joined the DLA Piper’s Government Affairs practice in NY. Previously with GE Capital, Silva led a global staff of 700 in overseeing compliance and regulatory activities across nine countries.

DLA Piper Advises Accella in Specialty Assets Sale to PolyOne

Accella Performance Materials announced the sale of specialty assets to PolyOne. The Valence Group acted as financial advisor and DLA Piper acted as legal advisor to Accella.

DLA Piper Hires Restructuring Leaders to Asia Team

DLA Piper announced the hire of Mark Fairbairn and Ashley Bell to the firm’s Restructuring Group from O’Melveny & Myers.

DLA Piper’s Restructuring Practice Honored at Atlas Awards

The DLA Piper Restructuring practice was recognized in three categories at the 2013 Turnaround Atlas Awards. Additionally, global co-chair Gregg Galardi was named among Turnaround Atlas Award’s Top 100: Global Restructuring and Turnaround Professionals.