Proskauer Welcomes Two New Partners in L.A.
Summary: The Los Angeles office of Proskauer Rose will be adding two new nationally acclaimed litigators to their team.
International law firm Proskauer Rose is bringing two new partners onto their team in Los Angeles. Bart Williams will be the new co-chair of the Litigation practice with Manuel Cachan also joining the Commercial Litigation, White Collar Defense & Investigations and Sports Law Practice Groups.
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Williams is considered one of the nation’s most well-known trial lawyers, carrying impressive experience with commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, and internal corporate investigations. He has led the trial counsel for several Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries such as aerospace, media and entertainment, computer, pharmaceutical, fashion, and banking and finance. He has worked with celebrities, corporate executives, and government officials in many high-stake matters.
Cachan has dealt with many complex civil litigation matters by helping lead high-profile cases in trial. He also served as second chair trial counsel with Williams for Wells Fargo Bank in a case involving mismanagement of pension investments.
Chairman of Proskauer Joseph Leccese said, “We are delighted to welcome Bart and Manuel to the firm. They have worked together successfully for many years, and are highly regarded in the civil litigation and trial arenas. Their depth of experience provides significant value to the Firm, its clients and the industries we serve, such as financial services, media and entertainment, and sports.”
Williams received his J.D. from Yale Law School as well as his undergraduate degree. Cachan earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School as well as his undergraduate degree.
They are joining from Munger, Tolles & Olson.