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June 12, 2015

Option Droit et Affaires Magazine Recognizes King & Spalding Attorneys for International Arbitration, Acquisition Litigation and Product Liability Expertise

PARIS, June 12, 2015 — The French magazine Option Droit et Affaires has recognized King & Spalding as among the leading law firms in France in the categories of international arbitration, acquisition litigation and product liability.

In its annual “Classements Contentieux” (Litigation Rankings), which appeared this month, Option Droit et Affaires also recognized Paris Managing Partner Ken Fleuriet and partners Joёl Alquezar, Joëlle Herschtel, Vanessa Benichou, James Castello and Eric Schwartz for their expertise. In particular, the magazine described King & Spalding’s Paris international arbitration group as “one of the best teams in the field” and gave it a four-star ranking (out of five).

King & Spalding opened its Paris office in 2009 and since that time has grown to 11 partners. Building on a well-regarded foundation of international arbitration expertise, the office has added market-leading teams in international commercial arbitration, French litigation, French environmental law, as well as real estate and capital markets

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