Baker McKenzie has brought aboard mergers and acquisitions lawyer Leif King in Palo Alto as part of a continuing expansion of its transaction practice in Silicon Valley and globally.
King had headed the corporate and M&A practice at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in its Silicon Valley office and developed expertise in handling M&A matters for the technology industry.
Also departing Skadden is capital markets lawyer Jonathan Ko, who is joining Paul Hastings as a partner in Los Angeles. Paul Hastings has been adding corporate partners in London, New York, the Bay Area and Latin America.
Baker McKenzie said ...