Partners From Orange County Litigation Boutique Hansen & Phillips and Howrey Partner Michael Turrill Join Arent Fox's Los Angeles Litigation
LOS ANGELES, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Arent Fox LLP today announced a major expansion of its Los Angeles office with the addition of the name partners from the Southern California business litigation firm Hansen & Phillips LLP, Drew Hansen and Mark Phillips, and the lateral hiring of former Howrey litigation partner Michael L. Turrill.
The additions of Mr. Hansen and Mr. Phillips, along with Mr. Turrill's move to the firm, are the latest developments in the rapid growth of Arent Fox's Los Angeles office, which was launched on January 1, 2007, when Washington, DC-based Arent Fox and Los Angeles-based litigation boutique O'Brien Abeles LLP combined their firms.
"We are extraordinarily pleased these remarkably talented and experienced litigators have joined our firm," said Robert C. O'Brien, the partner-in- charge of Arent Fox's Los Angeles office. "Drew Hansen and Mark Phillips, who together ran Hansen & Phillips, and Michael Turrill are tremendous additions to our West Coast litigation team."
This latest expansion is yet another indication that Arent Fox Los Angeles has established a significant presence in the Southern California legal community. Starting with nine lawyers in January 2007, the Los Angeles office has grown to 25 attorneys -- including lateral partners and new associates -- and 22 staff members.
In December 2007, because of the firm's rapid growth, Arent Fox Los Angeles relocated to the city's prestigious Gas Company Tower located at 555 West 5th Street, leasing more than triple the office space occupied by the firm at its former address.
Incoming partner Drew Hansen said the largest beneficiaries of the
Hansen & Phillips decision to join Arent Fox Los Angeles will be their
clients. "Our goal at Hansen & Phillips was to est
|SOURCE Arent Fox LLP|
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