Mitchell Silberberg Adds Ex-Paul Hastings Litigation Partner

By Kurt Orzeck (May 26, 2016, 4:41 PM EDT) -- Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP has added a litigation partner to its ranks who formerly worked for Paul Hastings LLP, and concentrates on complex civil litigation and issues involving securities and financial matters, the firm announced.

John S. Durrant, who has more than 20 years of experience, has joined MSK in its Los Angeles office, according to a Monday statement.

Among Durrant's career highlights, he successfully defended multiple class actions and other suits over UBS AG's collapsing auction rate securities market, MSK said. A court dismissed all the class claims, according to his LinkedIn profile.

MSK Chairman Kevin Gaut said in...

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