DLA Piper Snags Thompson & Knight's Mexico City Team

Law360, New York (February 14, 2012, 7:06 PM EST) -- Thompson & Knight LLP confirmed Tuesday that all 14 attorneys at its Mexico City office are joining DLA Piper at an office it has opened in the Mexican capital.

Thompson & Knight managing partner Emily Parker said in a statement that the Dallas-based firm, which also has an office in Monterrey, Mexico, opened the Mexico City office in 2006 in anticipation of changes in foreign investment in the Mexican oil and gas industry.

"That strategy was not realized, and our Mexico City office became more of a general corporate practice," Parker said in the...
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