As the firm's first global general counsel, Karen's role is to provide legal and regulatory advice to the firm, covering a wide range of risk management, regulatory and compliance issues.
U.K.-based Withers, which launched its California practice in 2015, continues its expansion on the West Coast, adding three lawyers from Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp.
In this capacity, he will be in charge of innovation and new technologies at the service of customers, as well as for digitalisation projects. He will be based in Geneva.
With the announcement of our new CFO, Panagiotis “Takis” Spiliopoulos, who will be joining the business shortly, we have a very strong team in place.
Leibovici joins the bank with more than 13 years of broad industry experience including portfolio management, trust and estate design and customized lending, including real estate, aircraft finance and cross-collateralizations.
All three will work at First Republic’s Jackson office at 545 West Broadway, which provides full-service private banking, private business banking, and real estate lending in additional to wealth management.