DLA Piper (285)DLA Piper is pleased to announce that effective October 1, 2014, Otar Kipshidze will take over as Managing Partner of the Tbilisi office of DLA Piper. Ted Jonas, who has fulfilled this role since July 2005 when DLA Piper entered the Georgian market, will continue in the firm as a Finance and Projects partner in DLA Piper International LLP, based in Tbilisi. Otar Kipshidze is the longest serving lawyer in the Tbilisi practice which is the foundation of DLA Piper in Georgia, having joined GCG Law Office in 2000 as an associate. He was promoted to partner in DLA Piper in 2009 and has headed the firm’s Litigation and Regulatory Practice in Tbilisi since then. Continue reading