By Tom Lo

DLA Piper has hired six new partners across its corporate, intellectual property, technology and litigation practices.

The new partners join from Nixon Peabody and they will be based in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley and New York.

In the disputes space the notable addition is Abigail Reardon in New York. She focuses on transaction structuring, dispute avoidance and dispute resolution in the technology field as well as in the energy and financial services sectors.

The firm also hired Thomas Gaynor and Jinjian Huang as corporate partners in San Francisco, Stephen Reil as a corporate partner in Los Angeles, and Christopher Mooney and Maria Swiatek as intellectual property and technology partners in Silicon Valley.