Morgan Lewis Dubai Expansion Signals Region's Resurgence

Law360, New York (July 02, 2013, 8:09 PM ET) -- Morgan Lewis will expand for the first time to the Middle East with three lateral hires from Vinson & Elkins, a sign of some renewed confidence among firm leaders in the region’s long-term profitability, despite some recent pull-backs, experts said Tuesday.

Charles Engros Jr., Morgan Lewis’ managing partner for the international practice, said the decision to expand to Dubai is part of strategy to launch a diversified office as Dubai is re-establishing itself since the financial crisis as a key portal of global business. 

“I think...
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