NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - January 12, 2015) - King & Spalding has recruited Israel Dahan as a partner to its financial institutions and business litigation practices in its New York office. Dahan joined King & Spalding from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, where he was a partner.

"Israel brings additional depth to the firm's litigation capabilities in New York, and we are excited to welcome him to the firm," said Richard T. Marooney, co-leader of King & Spalding's financial institutions practice. "His outstanding abilities as a quality lawyer and a team player who is exceedingly entrepreneurial make him a perfect fit within the firm." 

Dahan focuses on complex commercial, securities and bankruptcy litigation. He has handled disputes involving federal securities laws, federal bankruptcy laws, mergers and acquisitions, internal corporate governance, fiduciary obligations of corporate directors, insider trading, fraud, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, tortious conduct and breach of contract, as well as government investigations. Among his recent matters are cases involving litigation for a private investment firm, securities fraud actions for a financial services firm and bankruptcy adversary proceedings for a financial services firm. Dahan received a B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Touro College and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School.

"The firm's culture of collegiality and its commitment to the continued growth of its internationally recognized litigation practice made this the right move for me," said Dahan. I look forward to working with other King & Spalding partners and building my practice while contributing robustly to the success of the firm."

About King & Spalding
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