SOURCE: King & Spalding

March 22, 2007 09:58 ET

Tim Engel Joins King & Spalding as Partner

Addition of Engel to Litigation and Antitrust Team Expands Firm's Capabilities in Qui Tam Actions and Civil Litigation

WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 22, 2007 -- King & Spalding, a leading international law firm, announced today that Charles J. (Tim) Engel III, an antitrust lawyer with significant experience handling a broad array of complex antitrust and commercial litigation matters, has joined the firm as a partner in its antitrust practice. Engel brings an extensive background in class action, multidistrict and qui tam litigation to the firm's Washington, D.C. office.

"We are pleased to welcome Tim to King & Spalding and look forward to the contributions he will make to the ongoing expansion of our antitrust and complex litigation practice," said Sedwick J. (Wick) Sollers, managing partner of King & Spalding's Washington office. "Tim is a highly regarded antitrust and commercial litigator. His experience, particularly in qui tam actions, complements our 35-lawyer antitrust and litigation team and will help us to continue providing superior service to our clients."

Engel joins King & Spalding from Howrey LLP, where he was a partner. He represents clients in allegations of price fixing and unfair trade practices, breach of contract, fraud and RICO, Robinson-Patman Act, qui tam and antitrust misuse defense to patent prosecution. He has been antitrust counsel to trade associations and industry member groups and represented clients before the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice on issues ranging from mergers and acquisitions to consent decree enforcements.

Engel received a B.A. in Economics from Georgetown University and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law.

"I am delighted to be joining King & Spalding's antitrust practice. King & Spalding's reputation in litigation and antitrust, its remarkably talented attorneys and its focus on growth offer extraordinary opportunities for someone with my experience," Engel said.

King & Spalding's Washington, D.C. office employs more than 155 lawyers and non-lawyer professionals, including government relations specialists, trade consultants and policy advisors. These lawyers and professionals practice in a broad range of areas including antitrust, class-action and mass tort litigation, commercial disputes, corporate finance, corporate governance, environmental, FDA/healthcare, public policy and government advocacy, government investigations, international trade, mergers and acquisitions and tax, among others.

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