Hunton & Williams Snags Two Former Howrey Attys

Law360, New York (April 18, 2011, 5:38 PM EDT) -- Hunton & Williams LLP announced in early April that it had recruited a pair of former Howrey LLP attorneys to join the firm’s insurance litigation and recovery practice in California.

Curtis D. Porterfield and William T. Um, who have practiced together for nearly 20 years, joined the firm’s Los Angeles office, moving eight stories up in the same building that housed Howrey. 

“I like to think I’m moving on up,” Um said. 

Besides its convenient location, Hunton attracted Porterfield and Um because it recently made the...
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