DLA Piper Bulks Up Competition Team

Law360, New York (April 6, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After ransacking Jones Day’s offices, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary has pulled together a team of five lawyers to bolster its competition practice in Spain.

Former Jones Day of counsels Jose Maria and Juan Jimenez-Laiglesia, who left the firm last October to start up a competition boutique, have joined DLA Piper’s Madrid unit as partners, along with Jones Day associates Blanca Escribano, Trinidad Garcia and Sofia Fontanals.

Maria and Jimenez-Laiglesia are currently serving as lead advisers to Spanish power giant Gas Natural on the competition matters...
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