ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 30, 2009) - King & Spalding announced today that the following lawyers have been made partners in areas of strategic focus for the firm, effective January 1, 2010:

Juan-Pablo "John" Crespo (Houston)

Jennifer E. Daly (New York)
Valerie S. Kovacs (New York)

Government/Internal Investigations and Securities Litigation
Matthew H. Baughman (Atlanta)

Constance F. Dotzenrod (Atlanta)
Stephanie A. Webster (Washington)

International Arbitration
Wade M. Coriell (Houston)

International Trade
Christopher T. Cloutier (Washington)

In addition, the firm elected the following lawyers as counsel:

Tara Kelly (Toxic Tort Litigation, Houston)
Benjamin A. Lee (Securities Litigation, Atlanta)
James J. Mayberry (Intellectual Property, Atlanta)
Gregory K. Smith (Government Procurement and Construction, Atlanta)

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