NEW YORK (May 5, 2009) — Chaffetz Lindsey LLP opened for business today in New York. The firm will specialize in international arbitration, reinsurance, and commercial litigation. The five founding partners, Peter Chaffetz, David Lindsey, Charlie Scibetta, James Hosking and Cecilia Moss previously practiced together for nine years in the New York Office of Clifford Chance.
“This is a response to how current market conditions have affected our cl ients,” said Chaffetz. “Clients have a greater need than ever for commercially-oriented lawyers who can provide first-tier service from a lower-cost, flexible platform.”
Both Chaffetz and Lindsey individually and their practices have been highly rated by Chambers and other legal directories. At Clifford Chance, Chaffetz led the firm-wide litigation practice and was a member of the firm’s global management committee from 2004-08. Lindsey has led Clifford Chance’s Americas arbitration practice since 2000.
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