Paul Hastings Adds Former SEC Lawyer Keith Miller to New York Litigation Department

August 01, 2006

Paul Hastings Adds Former SEC Lawyer Keith Miller to New York Litigation Department

Firm Boosts Securities Litigation Practice with Addition of Top Notch Litigator

New York, NY (August 1, 2006) -  Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings), a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that Keith Miller, previously at Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP and a former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawyer, has joined Paul Hastings as a partner in the Litigation Department, resident in New York.

Miller served as a branch chief at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's northeast regional office in the division of broker-dealer enforcement and interpretations from 1990-94. His practice areas include SEC enforcement matters, securities litigation, White Collar defense and internal investigations.

"The growth of Paul Hastings' securities litigation practice is central to the growth of the global Litigation Department.  Our securities lawyers represent some of the world's largest clients in resolving their most complicated and significant legal problems," said Jamie Wareham, Global Chair of Paul Hastings Litigation Department. "Keith Miller is the second former SEC enforcement lawyer we have added to the practice in the past four months.  Keith complements our global platform, and allows us to further serve our public company clients. We are very excited Keith agreed to join us in New York."

Miller frequently represents investment banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, commercial banks and corporations in securities and commercial litigation. His litigation experience includes conducting internal investigations as well as representing clients in investigations, administrative proceedings and criminal and civil proceedings brought by state and federal agencies, such as the SEC, the NASD and the United States Attorney General's Office. He also advises financial institutions and public companies on a broad range of securities regulatory issues.

The Paul Hastings Litigation Department provides premier litigation services to clients facing complex legal issues in the U.S., Europe, South America, the Middle East and Asia.  With more than 240 lawyers in the Litigation Department, in addition to 160 litigators in the Employment Department, Paul Hastings is well positioned to handle all aspects of a client's litigation needs. Our sophisticated litigation practice covers every major practice including securities, intellectual property, class action and employment litigation, international arbitration, and white-collar crime.  The Litigation Department has an impressive track record of winning large and difficult cases.

Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP, founded in 1951, is a leading international law firm with over 1,000 attorneys in 17 offices. The firm serves a diverse client base including many of the top financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies, supports clients in all of their legal needs and offers deep capabilities in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M+A, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Project Finance, Investment Management, Real Estate, Labor and Employment and Tax Advisory Services. For additional information, please visit our website at www.paulhastings.com.

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