Structured finance attorney Perry Sayles
has left Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for partnership at
McDermott Will & Emery in New York. McDermott has also added
Roger Jones and Andrew Roberson as partners in Chicago. Both
focus on tax litigation and have joined from Latham & Watkins.
Bingham McCutchen has added Fred Gallo as a real estate
partner in New York. Gallo joined from Katten Muchin Rosenman.
Intellectual property litigator Adam Hess has left Pillsbury
Winthrop Shaw Pittman for partnership at Venable in Washington.
Real estate transaction attorney Alan Berman has also joined
Venable as of counsel in New York. Berman was formerly with the
now defunct Dewey & LeBoeuf. Also finding post-Dewey employment
is Tao Lan, who joined White & Case's mergers and acquisitions
practice in Beijing as a partner.
Greenberg Traurig has expanded its Israel practice. Mergers
and acquisitions attorney Ephraim Schmeidler has joined the New
York office from Blank Rome. Scott Mortman joined the Tel Aviv
office as a shareholder in the firm's corporate and securities
practice; he was previously with Mayer Brown. Mayer Brown,
meanwhile, has gained two corporate and securities partners in
Beijing. Henry Wang was formerly the managing partner of
Dechert's Beijing office, and Bill Au was of counsel at Orrick,
Herrington & Sutcliffe.
Michael Petty, former vice president of development and
regulatory law at Amgen Inc, has joined the FDA and life
sciences practice at King & Spalding in Washington as a partner.
Also joining King & Spalding is Nigel Heilpern, who will be a
partner and will launch a real estate practice for the firm in
London. He moves over from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver &
Jonathan Kallmer has left the International Trade Group,
where he served as deputy assistant U.S. trade representative of
investment, for a position as counsel at Crowell & Moring in
Loeb & Loeb has added Allen Sussman from Reed Smith as a
partner in its Los Angeles capital markets and corporate
David Hayes has left Dorsey & Whitney for partnership at
Haynes and Boone in Orange County, where he's to work with the
firm's corporate team.
Litigator John Goselin has joined Duane Morris as a partner
in Atlanta, leaving Cetera Financial Group, where he served as
chief litigation counsel.
In Raleigh, North Carolina, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
added of counsel Charles Feuss to its labor and employment team;
he was previously with Greenberg Traurig.
Nixon Peabody added former JP Morgan Chase & Co executive
director and senior wealth advisor Stephanie Seiffert as counsel
in the firm's private clients practice in Rochester, New York.
Jones Day has added Markus Kappenhagen as a partner in its
labor and employment practice in Dusseldorf; he joins from Baker
(Reporting by Erin Geiger Smith)
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