Amit Kataria becomes Hong Kong MoFo partner two years after moving from Davis PolkAmit Kataria becomes Hong Kong MoFo partner two years after moving from Davis Polk

Delhi University 2004 graduate Amit Kataria has been elected to Morrison & Foerster’s partnership in Hong Kong, as part of a round of promotions to new partners.

Kataria joined the firm just under two years ago from Davis Polk & Wardwell.

According to the firm’s press release, he specialises in:

mergers and acquisitions transactions, private equity investments, securities offerings, and a broad range of transactional and corporate advisory matters. He represents corporates, financial sponsors, and their portfolio companies in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions across a wide range of industries, including financial services, technology, hospitality, insurance, logistics, manufacturing, real estate, and pharmaceuticals. Mr. Kataria also focuses on advising regional and international strategic acquirers and financial investors on Indian inbound and outbound transactions. He has also regularly advised clients on various litigation, internal investigation, and enforcement matters related to India.

He also holds 2007 LLM from Columbia Law School, having worked at Debevoise & Plimpton from 2007 and had joined Davis Polk in 2011.

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Like +1 Object -1 Vakeelsaab 06 Jan 17, 14:11
Wah ji. I like the headline. Kheekheee.
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Like +3 Object -0 Most Fortunate 06 Jan 17, 21:50
I too liked the headline. And believe it or not, the law firm in question actually uses MOFO as a short form of its name in its web address.
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Like +0 Object -0 HAHAHA 09 Jan 17, 13:11
took me a second to process that.
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Like +2 Object -3 Guest 07 Jan 17, 16:01
Can we have some stories on law school scams please? Some suggestions: violation of norms at DU and GLC, corruption and faculty crunch at different NLUs, mushrooming new NLUs, a fraud operation called Amity, crazy expansion by Symbi and Jindal for money,
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Like +0 Object -5 KETA 09 Jan 17, 19:36
A terrific lawyer to work with! all the best, Amit
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Like +1 Object -0 Guest 10 Jan 17, 06:24
Congrats Amit! Who are the other indian graduates who are partners in big foreign law firms? There must be several now. It would be interesting to have a piece on that.
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