King & Spalding has continuing its expansion of its international arbitration practice with the arrival of Caline Mouawad as a counsel in its New York office. Ms. Mouawad brings to 14 the number of lawyers and consultants who have joined King & Spalding's international arbitration practice in the past 24 months. Last month the firm submitted an application to the Paris Bar Council in order to open an office in Paris, a key European venue for international arbitration matters.
Paul D. Clement, former U.S. Solicitor General, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Chamber Litigation Center (NCLC). Clement is a partner in the Washington, DC, office of King & Spalding and head of the firm's national appellate practice.
Four King & Spalding partners are among 31 lawyers across the United States selected as top healthcare practitioners by Expert Guides in its 2009 edition of The Best of the Best USA. They are Dennis M. Barry, Gary W. Eiland, Glen A. Reed and Richard L. Shackelford.