Law firm White & Case has appointed Delia Pachiu as executive partner of its Bucharest office, following the departure of Todd Shollenbarger, the firm has announced. Pachiu has been part of the management team since the White & Case Bucharest office was established in 2008, with Shollenbarger at the helm.
She will be responsible for further strengthening the firm’s local presence and building the office’s client portfolio by focusing on its core strengths in M&A, banking & finance, and energy & utilities.
Qualified in Romanian law, Pachiu has over 15 years of experience in advising multinational and local companies, financial institutions and sovereign governments in cross-border projects and complex transactions. In addition to growing the local office, she will continue to advise clients as head of the energy and real estate practices of the Bucharest office.
Neither the law firm nor Shollenbarger have commented on the reasons for the latter’s departure.