King & Spalding makes up one London partner in eight-strong round

King & Spalding has made up eight partners including London-based tax associate John Taylor.

The only other lawyer made up outside the firm’s Houston and Atlanta offices is Dubai and Riyadh-based Islamic finance specialist Leroy Levy. The two Houston promotions are Edward Ripley in the financial restructuring practice and litigator Alissa Rubin. The three promotions in Atlanta are Thomas Hawk in healthcare, litigator Bradley Pratt and Jaron Brown in private equity.

The firm has also promoted four associates to counsel: New York-based Heath Rosenblat (financial restructuring) and Atlanta-based Matthew Bozzelli (securities/corporate governance), David Meadows (securities litigation), and Darren Shuler (government investigations).