Litigator To Join Weil Gotshal

Monday, May 1, 2006 - 01:00

Weil, Gotshal & Manges has announced that Scott J. Atlas will be joining the Houston office as a litigation partner.

Mr. Atlas is a nationally recognized commercial litigator who has practiced at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts around the country. He has been an active bar leader and is a former Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation. He is a member of the American Law Institute. Before joining Weil Gotshal, he was a partner at Vinson & Elkins, where he practiced for almost 30 years.

Weil Gotshal also has announced that Joseph P. Salvo has rejoined the firm as special counsel in the New York office. Mr. Salvo will devote most of his time assisting the firm's broad online and media client base with music-related counseling, licensing, negotiations and proceedings in the U.S. and internationally.