Fox Williams swoops on US firms for partner trio

Fox Williams has hired three new partners, all from US firms.

Peter Faber has joined the corporate department from Jones Day, where he spent 10 years as a partner. Prior to joining Jones Day Faber was a partner at Simmons & Simmons. His practice focuses on M&A and private equity transactions and he counts 3i, Invensys and FirstEnergy among his clients.

Donna Goldsworthy, a senior associate at Paul Hastings, has joined the firm as a dispute resolution partner, while former Arnold & Porter counsel Simon Bennett has become the latest member of the commerce and technology team.

Senior partner Tina Williams said: “The arrival of Donna, Simon and Peter strengthens our firm’s ­ability to respond to the needs of our growing client base. They each have a wealth of experience and will enjoy the firm’s collegiate culture.”