King & Spalding Elects 12 As PartnersAt Four Of Firm's Offices

Friday, December 1, 2006 - 01:00

The firm of King & Spalding LLP has announced that 12 lawyers have been made partners in the firm, effective January 1.

In Atlanta, the new partners are Matthew S. Harman, tort litigation; William B. Shearer III, corporate, and Keith M. Townsend, corporate.

In Houston, the new partner is Peter M. Oxman, real estate.

In New York, new partners are Ann M. Cook, business litigation; John P. Hanish, intellectual property; Barry N. Seidel, financial restructuring, and John K. Sweet, tax.

In Washington, DC, new partners are Jennifer Bragg, FDA/healthcare; Alan R. Dial, litigation & antitrust; M. Elizabeth Mims Donley, corporate, and Kelly N. Reeves, FDA/healthcare.

In addition, the firm elected the following attorneys as counsel: Randall J. Butterfield, environmental (Atlanta); Stephen P. Cummings, business litigation (Atlanta); Lewis B. Jones, environmental (Atlanta); B. Kelly Kiser, litigation & antitrust (Washington); Andrew M. McCormack, special matters & government investigations (Washington);

Kevin D. Mohr, litigation (Houston); Michael S. Pavento, intellectual property (Atlanta), and Michael Rainey, financial transactions (London).

King & Spalding also has announced that Margaret B. (Peg) Brivanlou, a patent attorney with significant experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical fields, has joined the firm as partner in its intellectual property practice group. Ms. Brivanlou is the sixth new partner to join King & Spalding's IP group in the past two months and the second new partner to join the firm's New York office in that time period.