John Despriet (pictured) and James Connelly have joined law firm Womble Carlyle in its Atlanta office. The firm announced today that the two securities litigators have joined its Business Litigation Practice Group.
Despriet is panel counsel to the largest insurer of public companies in the country, and is one of only five “panel counsel” in Georgia approved to defend insured officers and directors in securities class actions. Connelly has significant experience defending clients in SEC enforcement proceedings and securities-related class actions.
Despriet and Connelly join Womble Carlyle from Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP in Atlanta.