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Tim Frazer Named First Non-U.S. Partner to Head Arnold & Porter's London Office

May 29, 2007

London, May 29, 2007 -- Arnold & Porter LLP announced today that Tim Frazer, a UK solicitor with more than 25 years of experience in competition and antitrust law, has been named head of the firm's London office, effective 1st June. He is the first non-U.S. partner to hold that position.

Thomas Milch, the firm's Chair, said, "Tim brings a great deal of dedication to the firm and to the London office. He has been very effective as Administrative Partner and head of the UK Competition Practice in London. We are looking forward to having him bring the same dedication, hard work, and effectiveness to the office as a whole."

Mr. Frazer has been with Arnold & Porter since 1999. He succeeds Lee Narrow as the head of the London office. Mr. Milch said, "Lee has been a terrific leader in London and has been dedicated to top-quality work for our clients there."

Arnold & Porter's London office is home to the firm's European regulatory and corporate transactional practices. Arnold & Porter lawyers in London work with a wide range of clients, including large, multinational firms based in the UK, Europe, the U.S. and elsewhere in the world; start-up businesses; banking institutions and financial services companies; and individuals. The UK Legal 500 recently ranked Arnold & Porter's London office as recommended for: administrative and public policy, EU competition, intellectual property, M&A, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, product liability, publishing, rail, telecommunications, and venture capital. The office has one of the largest groups of intellectual property and technology lawyers of any U.S. firm operating in the UK.

Commenting on his new position as the head of the London office, Mr. Frazer said, "Arnold & Porter has been in London since 1997, and it has developed an excellent reputation for providing sophisticated solutions to a broad range of business problems. We are looking forward to continuing and expanding upon that tradition in the future."

Arnold & Porter's London office currently has 30 attorneys.

 

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