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Skadden scoops Darrois Villey co-managing partner for Paris corporate boost

Dec 09, 2014 - The Lawyer

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has announced the hire of corporate heavyweight Olivier Diaz from French firm Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier.

Diaz, who was co-managing partner of Darrois Villey alongside Didier Théophile, will join Skadden "in the very near future".

The hire is a rare lateral for Skadden's Paris office. For Darrois Villey, Diaz is the sixth partner to leave the firm in the last two years and the most high-profile loss since that of corporate partner Hervé Pisan...