Morrison & Foerster announced in a press release that Amit Kataria has joined the firm’s Hong Kong office as of counsel in the firm’s M&A Practice Group. Kataria joins MoFo from Davis Polk and Wardwell..Eric Piesner, firmwide managing partner for Asia, said,.“MoFo has already seen an increase in demand for assistance from Asian and international clients seeking to invest in India as changes in government and various macroeconomic factors make India a more attractive investment target. Amit will play a key role in serving our existing clients and fuel the growth of our India practice.”.Kataria said in the release,.“Morrison & Foerster enjoys a stellar reputation across Asia and in the international markets. I’m excited to join the firm and contribute to the success of the firm’s M&A practice globally and in India in particular.”.Before his stint with Davis Polk, Kataria worked for almost 4 years with Debevoise & Plimpton. He received his LL.M. from Columbia Law School in 2007, his LL.B. from the University of Delhi in 2004, and his B.A. from the University of Delhi in 2001..Image taken from here.