Haynes and Boone announced Tuesday that it has expanded to Virginia by adding 19 lawyers from Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC, a firm with expertise in government contracts, construction and white-collar law.
With the combination, Dallas-based Haynes and Boone has established its 19th office. Leslie Thorne, head of the firm’s litigation department, said in a statement the move “positions Haynes Boone for further growth in 2023.”
The attorneys joining Haynes and Boone from SPM are members Edmund Amorosi, Todd Garland, Kathryn Griffin, Jennifer Mahar, Zachary Prince, Daniel Rounds, Jonathan Shaffer and Brian Vella; counsel Richard Johnson, Stephen Knight, Val McWhorter, John Pachter, Daniel Ramish and Greg Smith; and associates Jacob Bollinger, Lea Dickinson, Aaron Kor, Michael Maroulis and Roxanne Reinhardt.
The SPM team represents large government contractors, construction contractors and engineering and design firms, along with mid-sized and smaller companies.