Patton Boggs Scores Middle East Bigwig

Law360, New York (May 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As firms continue to jockey for a spot in the Middle East, Patton Boggs LLP has gotten a leg up in that race by snagging a prominent Iraqi attorney to join the firm’s Doha, Qatar, office.

On Monday, Patton revealed the hiring coup, announcing that Hussein Damirji, the founder and former managing partner of the New Iraq Law Firm, had decided to join the firm’s ranks.

"While merely having Hussein Damirji on board adds visibility to our Doha office, the true value of his joining the...
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