Winston & Strawn LLP announced today that Campbell Steedman has joined the firm as Managing Partner, Middle East. Mr. Steedman was most recently a partner at White & Case.
Mr. Steedman’s practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and privatizations in a variety of sectors, including energy, transportation, financial institutions, FMCG, and telecommunications. Prior to joining White & Case in 2011, he led the Middle East practice at Norton Rose.
“The addition of Campbell Steedman to our team underscores our commitment to enhancing our presence in the Middle East,” said Tom Fitzgerald, Winston’s firmwide managing partner.
“Campbell is a well-known M&A lawyer and a welcome addition to the firm,” added Dominick DeChiara, chair of Winston’s Corporate Department. “His reputation and experience handling transactions in the Middle East, Europe, and Africa will add significant depth to the firm and value to its clients.”
With nearly 25 years of experience, Mr. Steedman is known for his ability to navigate the complexities of intricately structured, multijurisdictional transactions. His achievements have led to him being named “External Counsel of the Year” 2009 by Asian-Counsel Magazine and “M&A Lawyer of the Year,” UAE at the 2010 ILO Client Choice Awards.
“Winston has demonstrated a strong commitment to expanding its transactional practice globally,” said Mr. Steedman. “I’m excited to join the firm and look forward to working with our existing team to develop and grow our practice in the Middle East.”