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Germaine Gurr Joins White & Case as a Partner

Global law firm White & Case LLP announced today the addition of new partner Germaine Gurr to its New York office and Global Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Practice.

"Germaine is a talented M&A lawyer with years of experience leading cross-border transactions for her clients," said John Reiss, Global Head of White & Case's Global M&A Practice. "We are excited to continue to grow our practice with top-notch talent like Germaine so we can best serve our clients at a time when they need us most."

Gurr's practice focuses on M&A and PE transactions, as well as general corporate matters with a particular focus on the energy industry, as well as the infrastructure, software, information technology, retail, healthcare, education and telecommunications sectors.

"Adding Germaine demonstrates our continued dedication to growing our M&A practice in the US," said Chang-Do Gong, Head of White & Case's Americas M&A and Corporate Practice. "Germaine's extensive experience advising sophisticated global companies on their M&A transactions will further strengthen our proven capabilities to handle the most complex matters in the domestic and international arena."

White & Case's Global M&A Practice has consistently ranked in the top 10 for deal value in leading M&A league tables globally for more than six years.

Gurr is the latest addition to the Firm's Global M&A Practice, which continues to rapidly expand around the world. Over the past 12 months, ten new M&A partners joined the Firm, namely: Sandra Rafferty and Will Smith in London; Victoria Rosamond and Matthew Hurlock in New York; Emery Choi and Mingda Zhao in Houston; Tali Sealman in Silicon Valley; Grace Fan-Delatour in Beijing; and Andrea Novarese and Maria Cristina Storchi in Milan. In addition, as of January 1, 2020, the Firm promoted 19 new partners in the Global M&A Practice.

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