New York, January 17, 2014 — Hughes Hubbard & Reed announced today that Alexander Anderson, James Berger, Andrew Fowler and Bryan Sillaman have been promoted to partner, effective January 1, 2014. In addition, Celeste Pozo and Cyrille Gaucher have been promoted to counsel.
Anderson and Fowler are tax and corporate attorneys, respectively, in the firm’s New York office. Berger is a litigator in the firm’s Kansas City office and Sillaman is a litigator and a member of the firm’s Anti-Corruption and Internal Investigations practice group, currently working out of the firm’s Washington, DC and Paris offices. Our new counsel are both members of the firm’s corporate department, Pozo in Hughes Hubbard’s Miami office and Gaucher in the firm’s Paris office.
“These are some of the best young lawyers I’ve seen. They have demonstrated the ability to produce successful results on many of our most challenging cases and deals,” said Candace K. Beinecke, Chair of Hughes Hubbard. “Each of them brings passion, skill and a dedication to client service. We are delighted to have them on the team.”
Anderson focuses on taxation with an emphasis on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. This year, he handled tax matters relating to some of Hughes Hubbard’s most complex aviation deals including three that were named among Airfinance Journal’s“Deals of the Year.” Anderson graduated from Boston College and the University of Michigan Law School.
Berger is an experienced product liability trial and appellate lawyer. He is admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and is a member of the Eighth Circuit Bar Association. Berger received his A.B. and his J.D.cum laude from the University of Missouri, where he was managing editor of the Missouri Law Review.
Fowler has acted as deal counsel on capital markets and other corporate transactions aggregating well over $100 billion. He received his B.A. with high honors from Bard College and his J.D. cum laude from Cornell University.
Sillaman was an attorney in the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission before joining Hughes Hubbard, so he has served on both sides of investigations and prosecutions. He graduated from John Carroll University and George Washington University Law School, where he was a George Washington Scholar and recipient of the Richard L. Teberg Award.
Pozo has extensive experience handling syndicated and bilateral loan facilities, structured and trade financings, and other cross-border matters at Hughes Hubbard. She received her B.A. cum laude from Florida International University and her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School where she was a member of Chicago Law Review.
Gaucher handles mergers and acquisitions, corporate/commercial and competition matters in the firm’s Paris office. Within the area of mergers and acquisitions, he has worked on a sophisticated international level with companies of all sizes and types, public and private. He is a graduate of The London School of Economics and has law degrees including advanced law degrees with honors from University of Strasbourg, University of Lille and Middlesex University.