Covington & Burling nabs litigation head from KWM
Covington & Burling has hired away King & Wood Mallesons litigation head Alex Leitch. Leitch had been with KWM since 1995 in its London office before becoming partner in 2000. He was in his role as head of litigation for less than one year.
Craig Pollack, the global head of litigation at KWM will absorb Leitch's role for the time being, while a successor is identified.
Letich enhances Covington's offering in Europe. He acts for asset managers, private equity houses, hedge funds and major public companies in the financial sector. His specialities are corporate and media-related litigation.