Nicholas Porritt and William White have joined law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld as partners in its Washington, D.C. office. The firm announced today that Porritt and White have joined its litigation practice, according to the Blog of the Legal Times.
Porritt focuses his practice on advising corporations and individuals in securities class actions and Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement matters and in related derivative shareholder claims and M&A litigation. Porritt joins Akin Gump from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
White represents investment banks, accounting firms, public companies and individuals in SEC enforcement and related criminal investigations, internal investigations and securities litigation. White joins Akin Gump from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr. Previously, White served for eight years in the Enforcement Division of the SEC.