Winston & Strawn Brings on Hunton & Williams Partners
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Winston & Strawn has lured three partners and an of counsel away from Hunton & Williams, to join the firm in Charlotte, North Carolina and Washington DC.

T. Thomas Cottingham III will serve as head of the litigation in Charlotte. He was previously the managing partner of Hunton & Williams’ Charlotte office and head of its securities/financial institutions litigation practice. Cottingham earned his JD cum laude from Cornell Law School.

Nash E. Long III joins in Charlotte. He focuses on complex litigation including arbitration, jury trials, bench trials and class actions related to environmental, business torts, commercial contract, intellectual property, construction, consumer law and product liability disputes. While at Harvard Law School, where Long graduated magna cum laude, he served as research assistant to renowned professor and constitutional law expert Laurence Tribe.


Jack M. Knight Jr. also joins in Charlotte. He concentrates on internal investigations, corporate compliance, commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense of corporations and individuals, Grand Jury investigations and civil litigation, and regularly advises corporations on compliance issues. Knight earned his JD cum laude from the Washington College of Law at American University.

Winston’s Charlotte office, founded in 2008, has grown from six to 22 attorneys. The firm expects to hire more lawyers in the near future.

John M. Holloway III joins in Washington, DC. He focuses on environmental issues, energy matters, administrative law and commercial transactions particularly in the areas of energy, procurement and construction contracting. Holloway holds a JD cum laude from University of Richmond School of Law.

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Winston & Strawn LLP was founded in Chicago in 1853. It employs about 1,000 attorneys among 13 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia.


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