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Partner Tim Goodell of White & Case to Join Hess Corporation as Senior Vice President and General Counsel

New York December 8, 2008 ... Global law firm White & Case LLP announced today that partner Tim Goodell will be joining Hess Corporation as senior vice president and general counsel.  Goodell, co-head of the Firm's M&A Practice in New York, will be joining Hess, a White & Case client, in January 2009. 

"Tim has been an outstanding colleague, well regarded across the Firm and highly respected by his clients and peers," said White & Case chairman Hugh Verrier.  "He has cultivated both team and client relationships, inspiring a spirit of collaboration across the Firm and building a team of talented individuals who will carry his legacy forward to serve our clients."

Goodell joined White & Case as an associate in 1984 and became partner in 1992.  During his career, Goodell served in a variety of leadership positions, including as a member of the Firm's management board.  Most recently, Goodell was a member of White & Case's Partnership Committee and head of the Firm's Women's Initiative, a program that has significantly furthered the Firm's efforts to build and nurture career opportunities for women at White & Case.

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Nicholas Clarke
Regional Media Relations Manager - Americas
White & Case LLP
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