McDermott Nabs Energy Litigator From Akin Gump

Law360, New York (February 28, 2014, 6:13 PM EST) -- McDermott Will & Emery LLP has added a partner with a strong background in the energy, real estate, hospitality and finance sectors to its Los Angeles office, the firm announced Tuesday, bolstering its capacity for complex commercial litigation.

Richard K. Welsh joined McDermott on Feb. 21, after spending five years at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, where he represented a range of companies involved in electric power, fossil-fuel production and renewable energy technology.

“The draw of McDermott was that they are very strong in...
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