Akin Gump, Orrick Securities Attys Start Calif. Firm

Law360, New York (March 24, 2011, 3:09 PM EDT) -- Two securities attorneys from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP have launched a complex litigation boutique in San Francisco, the founding partners announced Monday.

Steven Kaufhold and Jonathan Gaskin, who first worked together in Brobeck Phleger & Harrison LLP's securities litigation group, opened Kaufhold Gaskin LLP in March.

While the two friends and former colleagues have practiced defense-side securities litigation for the majority of their careers, their new firm will also handle privacy and consumer class actions in the...
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