Shearman, Baker Botts Stars Join Forces

Steven Molo, http://www.lawdragon.com/index.php/newdragon/lawyer_profile/130209 a Lawdragon 500 member and partner at Shearman & Sterling, has joined forces with Baker Botts appellate star Jeff Lamken to form MoloLamken. http://www.law.com/jsp/article.jsp?id=1202434157917&rss=newswire and http://abovethelaw.com/2009/09/musical_chairs_shearman_sterli.php

The new firm is focused on staying small and providing fexible billing to clients. Sound familiar? The duo checked with Fred Bartlit of Bartlit Beck; Marc Kasowitz of Kasowitz Benson; and Steve Susman of Susman Godfrey before making their move.

Molo has recently represented Deutsche Bank against Donald Trump, while Lamken is set to argue three cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this term. They met while representing Morgan Stanley in its successful appeal of the $1.57 billion verdict Ronald Perelman won against the bank.

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