Clydes hires 15-strong team of US partners ahead of Sedgwick closure

Clydes to ramp up in the US as it seals hire of 80 lawyers and staff from Sedgwick

Clyde & Co has hired a team of 15 insurance and litigation partners from beleaguered US firm Sedgwick, ahead of the firm’s closure in January.

The new partners are primarily based across the US West Coast, with 12 partners joining from Sedgwick’s San Francisco, Los Angeles and Orange County offices. These include the chair of Sedgwick’s insurance division, Ralph Guirgis, and Sedgwick’s Los Angeles managing partner James Holmes.

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