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White & Case Announces Election of 59 New Partners

White & Case Announces Election of 59 New Partners

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Istanbul-based Derin Altan and Ates Turnaoglu, Warsaw-based Marek Sawicki, and Prague-based Jan Stejskal, together with Paris-based Russian lawyer Olga Fedosova, have been appointed Partner at White & Case, as part of its global promotion round.

Altan is part of the Global Capital Markets practice and has been with the firm since 2008, when he joined as an Associate. He had been a Local Partner since 2015.

Turnaoglu is part of the firm's Global Debt Finance Practice. He has been with GKC Partners – the White & Case associated law firm in Turkey – since 2009, when he joined as an Associate. He became a Local Partner in 2019.

Part of the Global Mergers & Acquisitions practice, Sawicki has been with the firm since December 2017, as a Local Partner. He joined from DLA Piper where he was a Counsel. Prior to that, he was a Counsel with Clifford Chance and an Associate with Baker McKenzie.

Stejskal, part of the Global Mergers & Acquisitions practice, has been with the firm since 2011, having been promoted to Local Partner in 2018.

Part of the Global Capital Markets practice, Fedosova has been with the firm since 2019. Before that, she was a Managing Associate with Linklaters, a firm that she first joined as an Associate, in 2003.

Effective as of January 1, 2022, the five promotions are part of the 59-strong Partner promotion round.

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