Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP announced today that Robert B. Bell has joined the firm’s Antitrust and Competition practice as a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Bell was previously a partner at Kaye Scholer where he was co-head of that firm’s antitrust practice.
Hughes Hubbard scored a historic victory for Portigon AG, formerly WestLB, when a New York appeals court dismissed a $300 million lawsuit on champerty grounds for the first time in over 20 years.
Hughes Hubbard assisted the Republic of Gabon and the World Bank in the conception and management of a fiber-optic network that will provide high-speed Internet access throughout the Central African nation and beyond its borders.