SOURCE: King & Spalding

March 07, 2007 09:37 ET

King & Spalding Continues Its Expansion in Texas With Arrival of Partners Todd Mattingly and Stephen Rubin

HOUSTON, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 7, 2007 -- King & Spalding, a leading international law firm, announced today that it has added two new partners to its Houston office: Todd Mattingly, in the intellectual property practice, and Steven D. Rubin, in the corporate practice. The additions bolster the capabilities of the firm's more than 100-lawyer Houston office to serve its clients' increasing needs for intellectual property and corporate legal services in Texas, throughout the United States and around the world.

Mattingly joins King & Spalding from Haynes & Boone and Rubin from Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

"Todd and Steve are highly regarded lawyers with a long history of handling high-profile matters in their respective fields," said Robert E. (Bobby) Meadows, managing partner of King & Spalding's Houston office. "We are delighted they have joined King & Spalding and look forward to their contributions to our clients and to the continuing expansion of the firm's IP and corporate practice groups."

Mattingly and Rubin bring to 11 the total number of new partners in King & Spalding's Houston office in the last 18 months. These partners are John H. Barquin, energy finance and development; Penn C. Huston, commercial litigation; Julie A. (Jill) McWhirter, patent and trademark litigation; Craig S. Miles, commercial litigation; Peter M. Oxman, real estate finance; Jesse R. Pierce, energy litigation; Tracie J. Renfroe, environmental litigation; Daniel R. Rogers, energy finance; and James H. Wilson, corporate finance and securities.

Mattingly's practice focuses on patent prosecution, opinion and due diligence in matters involving electrical and mechanical engineering. He has served as a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He received a B.S. and an M.A. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky and earned a J.D. degree at Georgetown University.

Rubin has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, restructurings and other financing transactions, particularly for private equity funds and their portfolio companies. He earned an A.B. degree from Brown University and a J.D. degree from Columbia University.

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