The firm's move into Dubai is the latest in series of highly strategic moves demonstrating the firm's commitment to the region. In 2012, the firm affiliated with The Khalid Al-Thebity Law Firm, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, further building its MENA presence. In addition to the Dubai team, the firm has enjoyed great success in recruiting, attracting lateral moves from local offices of leading firms.
Susan A. Bastress, who opened Patton Boggs'
Doha office in 2003, rejoined the firm in early 2013 as managing partner in
Doha. Ms. Bastress was the first non-Qatari licensed to practice law there. In addition,
Brian J. Pierce
–well-known for his work in MENA-based project development and finance
–joined Patton Boggs' Corporate Finance practice earlier this year from the
London office of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he was special counsel,
About Patton Boggs
For more than 30 years, the law firm of Patton Boggs LLP has provided legal and policy advice to governments, government-owned corporations and private-sector clients requiring corporate and strategic advice throughout the MENA region. The firm combines local knowledge with extensive regional experience and proficiency in U.S. and international law and policy, offering clients practical legal guidance for operating in and from the area.
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