Locke Lord Bolsters Global Insurance and Reinsurance Practice with Addition of William Primps as Partner in New York City

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    (NEW YORK CITY) August 4, 2016 - William “Bill” Primps, a highly-experienced litigator, has joined Locke Lord as a Partner in the Firm’s New York office. Primps’ presence adds significant experience and knowledge to the Firm’s global Insurance and Reinsurance Practice Group.

    “Bill’s arrival is an important addition in our continued efforts to grow and strengthen our insurance and reinsurance capabilities,” said Nick J. DiGiovanni, Chair of the Insurance & Reinsurance Disputes, Coverage & Counseling Practice. “He has a proven track record representing many large insurance and reinsurance companies and is well-respected in this field. We are pleased and fortunate to have him on our team.”

    Primps has 40 years of experience counseling international businesses on their compliance with U.S. law. He focuses his practice on antitrust, energy, insurance and regulated industries and has represented major financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his B.A. from Yale University.

    “I am thrilled to join Locke Lord to be part of what is a strong, global platform and an established and recognized insurance team,” said Primps. “I look forward to working with the Firm’s lawyers and contributing my insight and experience in this area to better serve our clients.”

    Prior to joining Locke Lord, Primps was a partner in the trial group at Dorsey & Whitney LLP in New York.


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