Latham & Watkins lures German partner

Law firm Latham & Watkins has strengthened its Frankfurt office with the appointment of Christina Ungeheuer, a partner in the leverage finance group at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy.

International law firm Latham & Watkins has appointed Christina Ungeheuer, a partner in the leverage finance group at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, to its Frankfurt office.
 

Ungeheuer: joining Latham & Watkins in Frankfurt

Ungeheuer is still negotiating her departure with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy but is expected to join Latham & Watkins later this year.
 
At Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Ungeheuer has advised private equity firms and investment banks on a number of transactions and syndicated loans.
 
Before Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Ungeheuer was a partner in the banking and finance department of Baker & McKenzie.
 
Hans-Jürgen Lütt, managing partner in the Frankfurt office of Latham & Watkins, said that Ungeheuer’s appointment will bring the number of finance lawyers in Frankfurt to approximately 15.

Private equity clients of Latham & Watkins’ German operations include Bain Capital, BC Partners and CapVest.