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November 8, 2016

King & Spalding Promotes Eight Counsel in Three Offices

NEW YORK, November 8, 2016 — King & Spalding announced today that it has promoted 8 new counsel. The counsel appointments, which are effective January 1, 2017, span three offices (Atlanta, Houston and Washington) and include the following lawyers:

  • Elizabeth Adler, Atlanta, Business Litigation (data, privacy & security class actions and complex litigation)           
  • John Fortuna, Atlanta, Tort & Environmental Litigation (environmental litigation and regulation)
  • Heather Howard, Atlanta, Tort & Environmental Litigation (pharmaceutical product liability litigation)
  • Kerrie Howze, Atlanta, Healthcare (healthcare regulatory compliance)
  • Christina McNamara, Houston, Healthcare (complex healthcare transactions)
  • Gillian Russell, Washington, DC, FDA & Life Sciences (FDA and healthcare regulatory compliance)
  • Prentiss Smith, Washington, DC, International Trade & Litigation (countervailing duty investigations; trade remedy evasion issues)
  • David Weiss, Houston, International Arbitration (international commercial and investor state arbitration)

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