4 Orrick Pros Head To New Dechert Office In LA

Law360, New York (April 7, 2011, 3:01 PM EDT) -- A class action defense veteran and past national chair of Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP's litigation group is moving with three of his colleagues to Dechert LLP to open the firm's new Los Angeles office.

Edwin V. Woodsome Jr. will serve as the managing partner of the new office, bringing along William W. Oxley, Christopher S. Ruhland and Andrew S. Wong, the firm announced Thursday.

"The decision to establish an office in Los Angeles results from our assessment of our clients' current and potential business interests,"...
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