Jenner & Block boosts L.A. practice with 6 lateral hires from Hogan Lovells

November 16, 2011 Jenner & Block has given a significant boost to its Los Angeles office and media and entertainment practice with the hire of six partners from Hogan Lovells. The litigation department sees the addition of experienced courtroom attorneys Richard L. Stone, Kenneth D. Klein, Julie A. Shepard, David R. Singer, and Amy M. Gallegos, noted transactional attorney Carissa C. W. Coze joins the Corporate Department.

The new hires bring Jenner & Block's Los Angeles office to a headcount of 24 lawyers, including 14 partners. Managing Partner Susan C. Levy said: "The Los Angeles office continues on its impressive trajectory of hiring outstanding lawyers in the community and is further evidence of the Firm's overall strategic growth plan."

She added: “These lawyers bring proven records of achievement and further enhance our ability to serve client needs. Their practices are complementary to the Firm and its existing clients. We are delighted to welcome them to the Firm."

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