By Caitlin Tremblay
Feb 19 (Reuters) - Troutman Sanders has added a group of
three attorneys from Greenberg Traurig to its New York office.
Jeffrey Rosenthal and Thomas Duignan join the firm's lending and
structured finance practice as partners and bring with them an
Douglas Buchanan has moved over to Debevoise & Plimpton as
counsel and co-head of the firm's global infrastructure and
project finance group in New York. He was most recently a senior
partner at Canadian law firm Davis.
Yariv Ben-Ari, formerly an associate at Herrick Feinstein,
has joined Morrison Cohen as senior counsel in the firm's real
estate department in New York.
James Walther has left Mayer Brown to join the corporate and
securities and financial services practices of Arnold & Porter's
Los Angeles office. He will be senior counsel.
Kirkland & Ellis has hired two new partners on the West
Coast. In the San Francisco office is Michael Ringler, a mergers
and acquisitions attorney from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
In Los Angeles, corporate lawyer Rick Madden moves over from
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton has lost two partners to
Cooley. Ian Smith and C. Thomas Hopkins, former co-chair of
Sheppard's corporate practice, have joined the firm's business
department in Los Angeles.
In Boston, K&L Gates has added two partners. Mark Johnson
joins the firm's corporate securities practice from Cooley and
Paulo Marnoto has left Ropes & Gray to join the firm's private
equity and find formation practice. They are joined by eight new
Pepper Hamilton has two attorneys who have moved over from
Ballard Spahr to its white collar litigation and investigations
practice group. Gina Maisto Smith and Leslie Marie Gomez join as
partners in Philadelphia.
In Seattle, former attorney general of the state of
Washington, Rob McKenna, has joinedOrrick, Herrington &
Sutcliffe as partner and co-chair of its public policy group.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz has scooped
up two new partners in its Atlanta business department. Joseph
Delgado comes on board from Miller & Martin and Michael Haber
joins from Smith, Gambrell & Russell.
Troy Terakedis has left Calfee, Halter & Griswold to be
partner at Jones Day. He joins the firm's tax practice in
Anderson Kill & Olick has opened a new office in Burlington,
Vermont. Shareholder Marshall Gilinsky will head the new office,
which will focus mainly on insurance recovery.
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