McNamara joins as a partner; Kirsten Spira, a founder and name partner at McNamara, will serve as of counsel, and J. Patrick Jacobs joins as special counsel. They will work in the litigation practice at Steptoe’s Century City, California office.
McNamara, Spira & Smith was founded in 1997. David Smith is the only remaining principal.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP is a Washington DC-based law firm with over 450 attorneys working out of eight offices around the world. It was founded in 1913 in West Virginia.