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Ropes & Gray benefits from DLA Piper's continuing losses in Hong Kong

Jan 07, 2015 - The Lawyer

Ropes & Gray has beefed up its Hong Kong office with the addition of a former Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom partner who most recently was a member of DLA Piper's partnership.

Real estate specialist Eduard Sheremeta, who spent five and a half years as a Skadden partner between 2007 and 2013, joined DLA Piper in March 2013 and is the latest in a line of partners to quit that firm's Hong Kong office.

Last year DLA Piper lost Jolyon Ellwood-Russell to Simmons & Simmons and Giovanni M...