Jones Day opened an office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates this week.
The office is the 32nd location of the biglaw firm, which has been doing work in the Middle East more than 20 years. The six-lawyer office will focus on energy, finance, arbitration and merger-and-acquisition work.
The partner in charge will come from London, as will two other attorneys. Others will come from Washington, DC, and local Dubai firms.
Jones Day also opened an office in Mexico City earlier this year.
Jones Day is an international law firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. It was founded in 1893 by Judge Edwin J. Blandin and William Lowe Rice. Jones Day is the 8th largest law firm in the world by revenue. It is currently the second largest law firm in the United States, with approximately 2,400 lawyers and gross annual revenue in excess of US$1.5 billion.
Jones Day is also famous for not understanding how the Internet works.