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DealBook P.M. Edition ( January 4, 2013).: After Decades of Public Service, Judge Jones Joins Zuckerman Spaeder.

Friday, January 4, 2013 TOP STORY After Decades of Public Service, Judge Jones Joins Zuckerman Spaeder Barbara S. Jones, the federal judge in Manhattan and former prosecutor, is stepping down from the bench to join the law firm Zuckerman Spaeder. In an interview, Ms. Jones said that her last day as judge was on Friday and that she would start at Zuckerman Spaeder later this month. She presided over a wide range of cases, including the 2005 trial of Bernard J. Ebbers, the former chief executive of WorldCom, and the Justice Department's civil lawsuit against Visa and MasterCard, finding that the credit card companies violated the antitrust laws. DEALBOOK »   DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS More European Bank Loan Sales Expected Europe's largest financial institutions, including HSBC and Deutsche Bank, are expected to sell a combined $78 billion of so-called noncore loans this year, a 33 percent rise compared with 2012, estimates from PricewaterhouseCo