Litigator Hilton Mervis Joins Arnold & Porter's London Office
LONDON, April 20, 2016 -- Arnold & Porter LLP announced today that commercial litigator Hilton Mervis has joined the firm as a partner, resident in its London office. He joins the firm as head of European Commercial Dispute Resolution and will focus on large scale complex international and domestic commercial disputes, as well as matters involving regulatory disputes and investigations. In a career that spans more than 25 years, Mr. Mervis has acted on behalf of a wide range of clients including leading financial institutions and private equity and hedge funds.
“We are delighted to welcome Hilton to our firm. He is skilled advocate, analytical problem-solver and a clear-thinking counselor who understands the complex issues facing companies today,” said Tim Frazer, head of the firm’s London office. “His multi-jurisdictional experience will not only add depth, but also breadth to our practices here in London and in the United States.”
In addition to his trial, investigatory and counseling matters, Mr. Mervis’ extensive experience includes alternative dispute and appellate work.
Mr. Mervis has been recognised in prominent independent legal directories, Chambers (UK) and Europe and Legal 500, as a leader in his field in both the commercial litigation and civil fraud areas. He is a member of the International Bar Association, member of the Commercial Court Users Committee, and a founding member and Chair of the Commercial Litigators Forum. Mr. Mervis obtained an LLB with honors from University College London.
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, D. C. 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.