Curtis Leaves Kuwait As Dentons Votes On Departure

Law360, New York (June 12, 2013, 6:24 PM EDT) -- Just 15 months after Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP landed in Kuwait with an eye on energy and infrastructure-related work, the firm has shut the Persian Gulf outpost, while its Dentons competitors contemplate a similar closure.

A Curtis spokesman said the one-partner office was officially shuttered May 1, but that the firm will continue to service the country through an ongoing association with a local firm.

Last March, Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt and Mosle partner David Pfeiffer, who joined from Dentons, noted the challenges of the...
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