Reed Smith Attys Break Away To Launch Hong Kong Firm

Law360, New York (January 9, 2012, 10:16 PM EST) -- Approximately 25 attorneys have left the Hong Kong office of Reed Smith Richards Butler to join newly formed Howse Williams Bowers, the firm announced last week.

Founded by four former Reed Smith partners and one associate, Howse Williams Bowers will have a total of about 60 attorneys and staff members by the end of the month, all from Reed Smith, according to named partner Kevin Bowers.

The new firm, founded by three former partners in Richards Butler Hong Kong before it merged with Reed Smith, will...
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