Akin Gump Hires IP Team From Ailing Clifford Chance

Law360, New York (December 1, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two seasoned intellectual property litigators have quit Clifford Chance for Akin Gump with a team of associates, leaving the IP department of the world's largest law firm limping after a series of defections.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, one of the largest law firms in the U.S., said it had hired former Clifford Chance partners Michael A. O’Shea and Frank C. Cimino Jr. and four associates.

“The addition of these talented lawyers is a key part of our strategy to provide the best and...
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