Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright promoted 12 lawyers to partner, including Andrea D’Ambra, commercial litigation; Paul Conneely, corporate, M&A and securities; Matt DeArman, finance and Greg Wilkes, financial restructuring and insolvency.

Daryl Lansdale, Norton Rose Fulbright’s U.S. managing partner, said: “We would like to congratulate our new partners for this significant achievement. This group represents clients from a broad range of industries in a wide array of practice areas. Their impressive combination of talent and determination provides a promising future for our global law firm.”

D’Ambra focuses her practice on eDiscovery, information management and data privacy. She develops practical solutions to address her clients’ electronic discovery and information governance challenges. D’Ambra counsels clients on preservation and data management issues and has also drafted information governance and records management policies for a number of multinational companies.

Conneely advises clients on a broad range of capital markets and M&A transactions, including registered offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities, mergers and stock, and asset acquisitions and divestitures. Conneely also represents clients on a variety of securities law, corporate governance, private equity and other transactional matters.

DeArman focuses his practice on the representation of agents, lenders and public and private corporate borrowers. DeArman advises clients on a variety of finance transactions, including secured and unsecured revolving and term facilities, first lien/second lien transactions, oil and gas reserve based lending, asset-based lending, debtor-in-possession financing and loan restructurings and workouts.

Wilkes represents a wide array of clients in the energy, financial and technology industries in different stages of business restructurings involving transactional and litigation-related engagements. He frequently advises corporate debtors, secured and unsecured creditors and purchasers of financially distressed companies both in and out of court.