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Paul Hastings Strengthens Litigation Practice in New York with Addition of Top Litigator

May 25, 2010

New York, New York (May 25, 2010) Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Palmina Fava has joined the firm as partner in the Litigation Department. She is based in the firms New York office.

Ms. Fava focuses her practice on conducting internal investigations and due diligence with respect to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and anti-corruption and anti-bribery restrictions worldwide. She has advised multinational clients on matters involving FCPA violations, kickbacks, corruption, and fraud in the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and South America.

We are very impressed with Palminas work on a broad array of complex matters, as well as the depth of her experience representing companies in disclosures of FCPA violations, fraud, and corruption before regulators in the U.S. and abroad, said Jamie Wareham, Global Chair of Paul Hastings Litigation Department. Palminas track record will allow us to further enhance our position as one of the leading FCPA and public corruption defense firms on the globe.

I am very excited to join Paul Hastings, whose strong commitment to providing top-tier client service and legal advice is unparalleled, said Ms. Fava. The breadth and depth of the firms FCPA practice and its global reach are unmatched, and I look forward to working with my colleagues across geographies to deliver superior results to clients.

Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Ms. Fava was a partner in the Litigation Department of DLA Piper. She earned her J.D. from Fordham University Law School with honors and holds a B.A., cum laude, from Georgetown University.

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.