Chadbourne & Parke Expands London Office; 5 Partners Join Firm

The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced that it is strengthening its insurance and reinsurance practice with the appointment of five partners from Denton Wilde Sapte. The partners will be joined by four associates and one paralegal and are being supported by a further recruitment drive. They will join Chadbourne & Parke’s multinational partnership in London on June 13.

The five partners joining Chadbourne are: Adrian Mecz, Christopher Cardona, Michelle George, John Barlow and Mark Pring. “The move follows the recent announcement that New York-based John Sarchio has returned to the Firm from White & Case as partner and co-chair of the global insurance and reinsurance group,” said the bulletin.

“This team is the perfect choice to lead the expansion of our insurance and reinsurance practice in the London market,” stated Claude Serfilippi, managing partner of Chadbourne’s London office. “Their extensive experience in handling high-value and high-profile disputes often across multiple jurisdictions makes them a great addition to the firm, bringing new depth to our insurance and reinsurance expertise and our ability to serve our clients’ needs.”

David Raim, co-chair of Chadbourne’s global insurance and reinsurance group in Washington, D.C. added: “The addition of this team fits extremely well with our strategic plan. They are all talented lawyers who have worked with a diverse clientele within the insurance and reinsurance industry and their addition to Chadbourne will strengthen our presence in London as well as globally.”