King & Spalding launch in Moscow with new hires

King & Spalding has launched a new Moscow office after the hire of team of lawyers from Hogan Lovells and White & Case. The office will be led by Sergey Komolov, who joins the firm from a role as the deputy Moscow head at Hogan Lovells. Komolov is joined by fellow Hogan Lovells partners Olga Kozyr and Alla Naglis and White & Case partner and oil and gas head Jennifer Josefson. King & Spalding chairman Robert Hays said: “We see this as an opportunity to turn heads and achieve instant critical mass in Russia by bringing together well-established Moscow-based lawyers from two respected firms. Moscow is another example of our focus on expanding our global footprint by investing in high-value practices where we’re already strong and in markets where our clients are seeking our expertise.”

King & Spalding launch in Moscow with new hires Thu, May 12, 2011