Patton Boggs Opens Saudi Office, Grabs 7 Dewey Attys

Law360, New York (June 13, 2012, 8:32 PM EDT) -- Patton Boggs LLP has opened an office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and snagged seven attorneys formerly affiliated with Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP to boost its practices in mergers and acquisitions, energy, capital markets, and Islamic finance, the firm announced Wednesday.

The Riyadh office, which will be staffed by five of the new hires, will be led by Khalid Al-Thebity, whose former firm served as Dewey's Riyadh affiliate. The Riyadh office will focus on corporate, commercial and financial law, as well as real estate and Saudi-specific litigation...
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