SOURCE: King & Spalding

November 06, 2007 10:09 ET

Julie Steamer Joins King & Spalding as Partner

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 6, 2007) - King & Spalding, a leading international law firm, announced today that Julie B. Steamer, a transactional lawyer with significant international experience, has joined the firm as a partner in its New York private equity practice.

"We are pleased to welcome Julie to King & Spalding," said Robert F. Perry, managing partner of King & Spalding's New York office. "With her substantive knowledge and entrepreneurial skills, Julie will be a strong asset in helping us to expand the private equity practice and to continue providing a superior level of service to our clients in New York and around the world."

Steamer joins King & Spalding from Goodwin Procter. She represents private equity, venture capital and hedge fund sponsors, mezzanine investors and other participants in private equity buyout, recapitalization, joint venture and other strategic combinations and financing transactions. She also advises clients on monitoring and managing portfolio company performance and in connection with corporate governance and general corporate matters.

Steamer represents clients in an array of industries and has significant experience in the technology, retail and financial services sectors. At King & Spalding, she expects to add the real estate and energy sectors to her practice, particularly with clients in the Middle East and in Europe.

Steamer earned a B.A. degree, magna cum laude, at Southern Methodist University and a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, at Southern Methodist University School of Law.

King & Spalding's private equity practice consists of more than 150 lawyers across the firm's nine offices in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. The practice is dedicated to understanding and achieving its clients' objectives using a practical, problem-solving approach and draws upon its lawyers' extensive experience in fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance, Islamic finance, securities offerings, tax and restructuring, as well as the firm's deep industry experience in areas such as energy and infrastructure, real estate, healthcare and life sciences, business services, technology, telecommunications and financial services.

Note to Editors: For a photograph of Julie Steamer, please contact Kimberly Brooks at (212) 827-4378 or kbrooksk@kslaw.com.

About King & Spalding

King & Spalding is an international law firm with more than 800 lawyers in Atlanta, Charlotte, Dubai, Frankfurt, Houston, London, New York, Riyadh (affiliated office) and Washington, D.C. The firm represents half of the Fortune 100 and in a Corporate Counsel survey in September 2007 was among the top firms representing Fortune 250 companies. For additional information, visit www.kslaw.com.

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