Greenberg Lures 9 Securities Attys From Akin Gump

Law360, New York (February 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Greenberg Traurig LLP has nabbed nine attorneys from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's securities litigation group, including Paul R. Bessette, who joins Greenberg Traurig as a national co-chairman of the firm's securities litigation practice.

The new additions, which bring Greenberg Traurig's Texas roster to more than 100 and more than doubles the size of the firm's Austin office, started Monday.

Michael J. Biles and Jesse Z. Weiss joined Greenberg Traurig as shareholders, while the other attorneys came in as associates specializing in securities litigation,...
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