Norton Rose Fulbright Names Pecht as Global Head of Dispute Resolution and Litigation

HOUSTON--()--Norton Rose Fulbright announced today the appointment of Gerard “Gerry” Pecht as its new Global Head of Dispute Resolution and Litigation. Pecht will lead one of the world’s largest litigation practices, with more than 1,100 lawyers worldwide.

Norton Rose Fulbright advises many of the world’s largest corporations and financial institutions on complex, high-value and sensitive multi-jurisdictional disputes. The dispute resolution and litigation group has lawyers working across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Pecht succeeds Linda Addison as Global Head of Dispute Resolution and Litigation, following her recent election to US Managing Partner. Practicing in the Houston office of Norton Rose Fulbright, Pecht was previously US Head of Securities Litigation, Investigations and SEC Enforcement.

Peter Martyr, Global Chief Executive, Norton Rose Fulbright, said:

“Gerry has gained a reputation as an outstanding litigator over the last three decades, and, in this new position, he will share this knowledge and experience with his international colleagues. We have world-class expertise in litigation and dispute resolution as a practice.”

Pecht, who also is a member of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Global Executive Committee and US Management Committee, said:

“Norton Rose Fulbright’s litigation practice has quickly established itself as a global leader, and I look forward to building on our momentum. We will continue to focus on innovation and efficiency, providing first-rate service to clients around the world.”

Pecht focuses his practice in the area of complex business and commercial litigation, including securities litigation and enforcement, antitrust, energy litigation, internal corporate investigations and international litigation and arbitration. His clients include Fortune 500 companies as well as investment banking firms and their officers and directors.

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Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

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Contacts

Norton Rose Fulbright
United States
Dan McKenna, (713) 651 3576
Director of Media Relations
dan.mckenna@nortonrosefulbright.com
or
Europe, Middle East and Asia
Sarah Webster, +44 (0)20 7444 5942
Head of PR
sarah.webster@nortonrosefulbright.com
or
Africa
Candice Collins, +27 (0)11 685 8630
Communications Manager
candice.collins@nortonrosefulbright.com
or
Australia
Alex Boxsell, +61 2 9330 8165
Manager, Corporate Communications
alex.boxsell@nortonrosefulbright.com
or
Canada
Peter Zvanitajs, +416 216 1871
Public Relations Manager (English press)
peter.zvanitajs@nortonrosefulbright.com
or
Johanna Pardo, +514 847 4921
Senior Public Relations Adviser (Québec region/French press)
johanna.pardo@nortonrosefulbright.com