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Clifford Chance appoints partner Sharis Pozen to Wider Leadership Group

May 22, 2020

Clifford Chance appoints partner Sharis Pozen to Wider Leadership Group

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has today announced that Sharis Pozen has joined the Firm's global leadership team.

Pozen is is the co-head of the Firm's global Antitrust group. She has extensive experience in both government and private practice. Over the course of her career, Pozen has held senior positions at General Electric, the US Department of Justice and the US Federal Trade Commission. She joined the Firm as partner in May 2019.

Pozen now sits on Clifford Chance's Wider Leadership Group (WLG) which includes the heads of the Firm's global practice areas, as well as the members of the Firm's Executive Leadership Group (ELG), Clifford Chance's top strategic decision-making body.

Matthew Layton, Clifford Chance Managing Partner offers, "Given Sharis' exceptional legal skills and broad leadership experience, we're excited to bring her perspectives to our leadership group as we execute our strategy and plan for the future. With her addition, we continue to see the diversity of this group grow. Such variety of voices and perspectives only strengthens our Firm, and this is equally true at leadership level. I very much look forward to collaborating with Sharis over the coming years."

The WLG undertakes two formal reviews of the Firm's strategy each year. Pozen will join these meetings, as well as other relevant ELG sessions, including those hosted by the Americas. She will serve a term of two years.

Pozen has also been appointed to Clifford Chance's Americas Management Committee, which is responsible for strategic and business planning, operational performance and financial management of the Firm in the Americas region.