McKool Smith Adds 2nd McDermott Entertainment Atty

By Adrian Cruz (September 28, 2021, 4:43 PM EDT) -- For the second time this month, litigation boutique McKool Smith has added a former McDermott Will & Emery LLP entertainment attorney as a principal in Los Angeles, the firm announced.

Grant Maxwell joined McKool Smith in mid-September after spending a year with McDermott and the seven previous years with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP. He told Law360 on Tuesday that he chose to make the move because of the firm's reputation and its recent expansion in L.A.

"McKool's been on my radar for a while and they're growing their L.A. office," he said. "Their trial experience and track record speaks...

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