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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has hired Goodwin Proctor IP litigation partner Benjamin Hershkowitz for its New York office.
Hershkowitz joins the firm as a partner and will help ramp up their patent infringement and technology litigation capabilities.
Gibson Dunn managing partner Ken Doran said: "The growth of our national IP practice has been one of our strategic priorities for the past couple of years. Ben has a wealth of experience and technical expertise, which will help us to continue to grow our IP practice."
Gibson Dunn has been on a recruitment drive this year, hiring Herbert Smith arbitration head Laurence Shore for its New York office in February (The Lawyer, 7th February).
Earlier this year www.thelawyer.com reported on the US firm hiring Heller Ehrman securities litigator George Brown in its Palo Alto office (The Lawyer, 30th April).