Hunton Snatches Six From Jenkens

Law360, New York (April 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Six bankruptcy lawyers jumping from Dallas-based sinking ship Jenkens & Gilchrist LLC managed to make it safely aboard Hunton & Williams LLP, just days after their former employer went under in the aftermath of a costly tax-shelter scandal.

Partners Lawrence Chek, Michael S. Held, Gregory G. Hesse, Andrew E. Jillson, Lynette R. Warman and counsel Michelle A. Mendez now bring Hunton’s bankruptcy and restructuring practice up to 28 lawyers.

“There were some discussions at the firm level and then I met with the lawyers, got to...
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