Thompson Coburn Adds Shipman & Goodwin Trade Atty

Law360, New York (September 20, 2011, 6:21 PM EDT) -- Thompson Coburn LLP said Tuesday that it had brought over an international trade attorney from Shipman & Goodwin LLP to join its ranks in Washington.

James Slear, a former U.S. Air Force judge advocate, joined Thompson Coburn as a partner in the firm's international trade practice. Slear focuses on international trade compliance and enforcement, and advises clients spanning a broad array of industries including aerospace, defense, insurance, manufacturing and telecommunications.

Slear joined Thompson Coburn after a brief stint with Shipman & Goodwin. Prior to that, he...
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