James L. Ugalde joined Jennings Haug Cunningham as a partner with the firm’s banking, financial services and creditors’ rights practice. Ugalde previously practiced at JHC from 2004 to 2006 as an associate.
Commercial transaction attorney Erin England joined Katten as a partner in the commercial finance practice in Dallas. England represents borrowers and lenders in structuring and negotiating domestic and international commercial transactions.
Faegre Drinker added two restructuring attorneys, James F. Conlan in the U.S. and Patrick Corr in Europe, as partners in the firm’s finance and restructuring practice. Conlan and Corr both joined from Sidley Austin.
Nathan Greene and Jay Baris joined Sidley Austin as partners in its investment funds group in New York. Greene and Baris joined from Shearman & Sterling, where they were both partners in the investment funds practice.
Joshua Thompson joined Sidley Austin in New York as a partner in the firm’s global finance group. Thompson was previously a partner at Shearman & Sterling, where he was head of the firm’s global leveraged finance group and head of private capital.