Jurisdiction - Singapore
Asia Pacific – White & Case Elects 3 New Partners.


12 October, 2012
Global law firm White & Case LLP today announced the promotions of 28 lawyers worldwide to its partnership. The promotions are effective January 1, 2013 and span eight of the Firm’s Global Practices, with a focus on Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets and Disputes.
“Our new partners strengthen our global practices and our ability to serve our clients around the world,” said White & Case chairman Hugh Verrier. “With their energy and enthusiasm, we are building for the future.”  
Three lawyers will be made up to partner in Asia; with two based in Singapore and one in Tokyo.
“These promotions reflect the importance of Asia’s growth markets, both to our clients and to the Firm,” said White & Case Asia Regional Section Head Barrye Wall.
In Asia, the following individuals have been named as partners: 
  • Jonathan Olier is based in Singapore and has been named a partner in our Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. He is qualified in England and Wales and France, and specializes in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity buyouts and restructurings. 
  • Nandakumar Ponniya is based in Singapore and has been made a partner in our Global International Arbitration Practice. He is qualified in Singapore, England and Wales, and New York, and specializes in international arbitration with a focus on construction law.
  • Alexander W. Woody is based in Tokyo and has been named a partner in our Global Project Finance Practice. He is qualified in Hawaii and Texas, and is a Registered Foreign Attorney in Japan. He focuses on energy project development and financing, with particular expertise in the LNG sector.

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Susan Byrnes, White & Case

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