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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.
The Palo Alto-based firm is world renowned for its high-tech expertise and will be well placed to take advantage of the technological business which is currently escalating in North Virginia region.
The firm is also hoping to get a piece of the increasing number of securities suits presently being filed in the region.
Corporate and securities partner, Trevor Chaplick and senior litigation partner, Laurie Smilan will jointly head up the new Reston office. Newly elected partner,. Michele Rose, a securities litigation specialist and four associates will also form part of the start-up team.
A Wilson Sonsini spokesman says the firm is hoping to expand the new venture into a 12-lawyer practice.