NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 5, 2008) - King & Spalding, a leading international law firm, announced today that Jeffrey E. Livingston has joined the firm's business litigation group as counsel. Resident in the firm's New York office, his practice will focus on securities litigation, corporate governance and white collar defense.

Edward Kehoe, head of King & Spalding's New York Business Litigation Group, commented, "Jeff is a brilliant lawyer whose range of experience and top legal and policy credentials in government and private practice will enable him to contribute immediately to the clients and companies we represent."

Bob Perry, King & Spalding's New York Office Managing Partner, added: "Jeff Livingston further strengthens the firm's already powerful securities, financial services, and white collar national practices."

Livingston joins King & Spalding from CA, Inc. (formerly Computer Associates International, Inc.), a leading IT management software company, where he served as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. Prior to this, he was a partner at Gilbert Segall & Young, until the firm merged with Holland & Knight in 2001.

Livingston served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, Criminal Division, from 1977 through 1982. He also served on the Board of Directors of Telecom Italia, a multi-national telecommunications company.

In 1996, Livingston was the Republican Party nominee for the United States Congress in the 14th Congressional District in New York and in 1994 was the Republican Party nominee for State Assembly, 67th Assembly District in New York.

Livingston earned a J.D. from the New York University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Rochester.

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