Baker & McKenzie — The Chicago law firm hired Jeremy White as a partner. He will be based in the firm’s Tokyo office as a member of the corporate mergers and acquisitions practice group. White previously worked for a London-based law firm but has been working in Tokyo since August 2007. At Baker & McKenzie, he will specialize in cross-border transactions.

Carlyle Group LP (Nasdaq: CG) — The Washington, D.C. private equity firm has named Kewsong Lee as deputy chief investment officer for corporate private equity. Lee joins Carlyle from private equity firm Warburg Pincus where he was managing director and member of the executive management group.

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