Where in the world is Carlos Spinelli-Noseda? Nobody seems to know.
Mr. Spinelli-Noseda, a graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School, was a young and well-regarded partner in Sullivan & Cromwell’s Latin American practice, as well as the firm’s hiring partner. At some point in the past few weeks—it’s not clear exactly when—his Read More
The maelstrom surrounding the former Sullivan & Cromwell associate, Aaron Charney, is finally over.We miss it as much as we miss our old law reporter, Anna Schneider Mayerson.
Here’s the story: Mr. Charney, who is gay, launched a formal complaint with the New York State Supreme Court against the white Read More
“To the extent that there is an Elvis Presley in the M&A field,” former Securities and Exchange commissioner Joseph Grundfest once told The American Lawyer, “it’s Marty Lipton.”
But the analogy only extends so far: When he’s not working on a big deal or case, Mr. Lipton’s life is about as drama-free as they Read More
Aug. 3, 2005
St. Luke’s–Roosevelt Birthing Center
“I had to stop myself from crying and yelling, ‘Schedule a C-section!’” said Miranda Purves, 34, the willowy lifestyle editor of Elle magazine, about the drug-free (ouch!) albeit doula-aided birth of her chubby firstborn, named in double homage to her favorite author, Virginia Woolf, Read More
Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Sullivan & Cromwell are the city’s elite law firms, the Yale and the Harvard of the barrister set. Their institutional names turn up on many major cases, and often as opposing counsel on the same ones–as in the on-hiatus Microsoft antitrust trial in Washington, D.C., where Cravath alumnus David Boies, Read More