McGuireWoods Adds Financial Litigator From Mayer Brown

Law360, New York (December 8, 2011, 2:56 PM EST) -- McGuireWoods LLP has strengthened its financial services litigation department and continued the expansion of its New York office with the addition of Michael Simes, a former Mayer Brown LLP partner with expertise in bankruptcy and securities disputes, the firm said Monday.

Simes, who had been with Mayer Brown's New York office since 2008, is joining McGuireWoods as a partner. Within his focus on financial services litigation, Simes has also worked on internal investigations and government and regulatory enforcement actions.

Peter Covington, vice chairman of McGuireWoods, said...
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