Sidley Austin, which entered the Los Angeles legal market in 1980 after acquiring local firm Shutan & Trost, has hired a former federal prosecutor to bolster its office in the city.

The move by Sidley marks its latest lateral hire in Los Angeles, where the firm opened a second outpost in Century City in 2015. In a city teeming with talent of all kinds—former action film star Jean-Claude Van Damme may be in his mid-fifties, but the so-called Muscles from Brussels still struts around town—keeping up with old competitors and new market entrants is of paramount importance.

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