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August 10, 2020

Benchmark Litigation Names Seven King & Spalding Partners to its 40 & Under Hot List

NEW YORK, August 10, 2020 — Benchmark Litigation has named seven King & Spalding partners to its 2020 40 & Under Hot List, which recognizes the top young litigation talent throughout the United States and Canada. The King & Spalding partners recognized are:

  • Susan Clare – Appellate, Commercial, Product Liability and Recall
  • Geoffrey Drake – Product Liability
  • Philip Green – Product Liability
  • Dan Hettich – Healthcare
  • Katherine Kirkpatrick – White Collar Crime
  • Brandt Leibe – White Collar Crime
  • Grant Nichols – White Collar Crime

Benchmark compiles its 40 & Under Hot List based on several phases of research, including a review of candidates’ recent case work, peer review, and client feedback on their performance.


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