V&E Adds Riyadh Office, Snags Baker McKenzie Atty

Law360, New York (May 11, 2011, 2:08 PM EDT) -- Vinson & Elkins LLP has added a Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, office focusing on corporate finance, energy and construction, snagging a former Baker & McKenzie LLP attorney to work in the new location, the firm announced Monday.

“We are delighted to be expanding our practice in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which has long been a very active and important market for us," said Lewis Jones, managing partner of V&E’s Middle East offices.

V&E, which already boasts offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, added that Looaye Al-Akkas...
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