PITTSBURGH (February 26, 2013)--Pittsburgh-based Reed Smith LLP opened an office Tuesday in Houston in an effort to help the worldwide law firm better serve corporate clients involved in Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling and other industries.
The office opened with 12 partners drawn from seven other law firms, with six of the attorneys joining Reed Smith's Energy & Natural Resources Industry Group.
The other attorneys are joining the firm's U.S. Commercial Litigation practice; and its Life Sciences Health Industry, Labor & Employment, Financial Industry, and Intellectual Property groups.
The Houston office is Reed Smith's 14th in the United States and 25th worldwide.
The firm has more than 1,700 lawyers in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.