Clyde & Co grows by a Fifth in Asia Pacific Region

Clyde & Co is again expanding rapidly in Asia Pacific region. The firm has this week welcomed eight new partners and will add another next month, taking the total number of partners in the Asia Pacific to 51 from March 1. This represents a 22 percent increase in partners in the region since January 1.

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Locke Lord Adds Recognized Employment and Privacy Lawyer and Community Advocate Michele Whitham as Boston Partner

Established Boston employment and privacy lawyer and community leader Michele Whitham joins Locke Lord LLP as a Partner in the Boston office and a member of the Firm-wide Labor and Employment and Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Groups. She is a former Co-Managing Partner of Foley Hoag LLP and a well-known employment lawyer who has been recognized nationally for her accomplishments. Among her areas of practice is a particular focus on workplace and corporate data security and privacy.

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King & Spalding Adds Healthcare Partner in Atlanta

King & Spalding announced today that Phillip H. Street, who has more than 25 years’ experience in the healthcare and life sciences field, has joined the firm’s Atlanta office as partner. Street was previously chair of the Atlanta healthcare practice at Paul Hastings.

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Former Governor Frank Keating Joins Holland & Knight

Frank Keating, the former governor of Oklahoma, has joined Holland & Knight as a partner in its Washington, D.C., and Tysons, Va., offices. Gov. Keating was formerly the president and CEO of the American Bankers Association (ABA). He will focus on serving clients in the financial services industry.

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Joseph A. Fazioli Joins Dechert’s Litigation Practice in Silicon Valley

Dechert LLP, a global specialist law firm, announced today that Joseph A. Fazioli has joined the firm as a partner in the litigation department. He was most recently an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of California. Fazioli will be resident in the firm’s Silicon Valley office where his practice will include representation of clients across a wide range of complex business disputes, including white collar defense, internal investigations, SEC enforcement proceedings, securities litigation, trade secrets disputes, and other commercial litigation.

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Barnes & Thornburg Adds Corporate Transactions Pro

Barnes & Thornburg LLP announced today that Stephen Opler has joined the firm’s Atlanta office as partner. Opler, who was most recently a partner at Ballard Spahr LLP, is a member of the firm’s Corporate Department.

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Thirteen Partners Join Orrick’s New Houston Office

The international law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe today named 13 partners who have joined the firm’s new Houston office. Orrick announced the opening of its Houston office – its 25th worldwide – on January 19 to focus on four areas that complement Orrick’s global strengths: Energy & Infrastructure, Latin America, Litigation and Intellectual Property, and Public Finance. The founding lawyers, all native Texan practitioners, hail from six prominent law firms. The office will serve clients in the energy & infrastructure, technology and finance sectors – the sectors for which Orrick is a leading global advisor.

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