Global insurance defense firm Clyde & Co is expanding into the American Southwest, launching new offices in Phoenix, Denver and Las Vegas with a team of about 10 attorneys from a midsize litigation firm.

Clyde & Co., a London-based firm that arrived in the U.S. in 2006 with a New York office, now has a dozen American offices as it works to establish a presence across the country. The lateral team is led by Amy Samberg, formerly a partner at 55-attorney Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff.