NAFUSA board member William J. Leone, shown above at the Atlanta conference, a partner in the Denver office of Fulbright & Jaworski, advised NAFUSA Update that his firm has entered into an agreement to combine with Norton Rose, a leading global legal practice. The combined firm will have 55 offices worldwide and 3,800 lawyers. It will be a top 10 global legal practice by gross revenue and by number of lawyers. The agreement is scheduled to be final on June 1, 2013, and the firm will be known as Norton Rose Fulbright.
Fulbright & Jaworski was founded in 1919 in Houston. It is a leading full-service international law firm, with more than 850 lawyers in 17 locations. NAFUSA member Donald J. DeGabrielle, shown above, is also a Fulbright partner, in the Houston office.