Dechert Litigation Co-Chair Heads To Microsoft

Law360, New York (July 2, 2010, 12:31 PM EDT) -- David M. Howard, co-chair of Dechert LLP's white collar and securities litigation group, will soon be spearheading litigation efforts for Microsoft Corp.

The Philadelphia-based firm announced the move on its website, though Dechert and Microsoft declined requests to speak with Howard on Friday.

Howard will become corporate vice president and deputy general counsel in charge of litigation at the Redmond, Wash.-based technology behemoth.

"My career here at Dechert has been enormously rewarding and has prepared me well for the next challenge in my career," Howard said....
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