MoFo swoops on Shaw Pittman to snare last three London partners

Hoare, Steve
November 2004
Lawyer;11/29/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 46, p1
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Reports that a two-year string of departures culminated last week in the exit of Shaw Pittman LLP's last three partners in London, England. Effect of the loss on the Washington law firm; Plan of Alistair Maughan, London managing partner and co-chairman of Shaw Pittman's global technology group, to join MoFo as co-chairman of its global sourcing group along with two other outsourcing partners; Assurance given by the firm to its staff that its office has a positive future.


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