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IT Litigator Michael Bywell Joins Arnold & Porter's London Office

February 8, 2016

LONDON, February 8, 2016 -- Arnold & Porter LLP announced today that Michael Bywell has joined the firm as a partner, resident in its London office. Mr. Bywell becomes part of Arnold & Porter's international Intellectual Property & Technology practice, where he will focus on litigation and advisory work for organizations undertaking large-scale technology projects and outsourcings. In a legal career spanning nearly 25 years, Mr. Bywell has particular experience representing vendor/supplier companies in connection with high value technology-related matters.

“We are pleased to welcome Michael to our firm. His many years of experience advising global companies and litigating their large-scale technology disputes broadens as well as deepens our practice,” said Arnold & Porter Chairman Richard M. Alexander.

"In today's complex environment of technical innovation, companies look to Arnold & Porter to help navigate an array of legal and business challenges. Michael  has worked on some of the largest IT cases to come before the English courts. His multi-jurisdictional experience will be of significant benefit to our technology clients," added Tim Frazer, head of the firm’s London office.

Mr. Bywell’s broad experience also includes work in the areas of arbitration, infrastructure, intellectual property, mediation, pharmaceuticals, public law, and media and telecommunications. He qualified at the University of Otago, New Zealand and is admitted to practise in England & Wales, Australia, and New Zealand.

Arnold & Porter LLP is an international law firm of nearly 800 lawyers with offices in Brussels, Denver, Houston London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC. The firm, founded in 1946, maintains more than 25 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of the law, with a primary focus on litigation, transactional matters, and regulatory issues.

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