By Caitlin Tremblay
Nov 13 (Reuters) - Jeremy Johnson has joined McDermott Will
& Emery as partner in New York. Formerly with DLA Piper, he will
work at the firm's restructuring and insolvency practice.
Schulte Roth & Zabel has added Brian Daly as partner in its
investment management and regulatory and compliance groups in
New York. Daly was general counsel and chief compliance officer
at Kepos Capital, which he joined in 2010 as a founding member.
Justin Greenblum, previously with K&L Gates, is a new
partner in the litigation department of Carter Ledyard &
Milburn's New York office.
In Washington, Charles "Chuck" Ossola has moved from
Dickstein Shapiro to the intellectual property practice of
Vinson & Elkins as a partner. Ossola brings along an associate.
Squire Sanders has hired Steven Auvil as the new head of its
intellectual property and technology group's litigation practice
in the United States. Moving from Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan &
Aronoff, he will split his time between Squire's Washington and
Arthur Haubenstock is now senior counsel at Perkins Coie and
will move between its Washington and San Francisco offices,
handling environmental, energy and resource matters. He was
previously vice president for regulatory affairs at BrightSource
DLA Piper has hired Kathleen Birrane as of counsel in
Baltimore, where she will be in the insurance and reinsurance
sector and litigation practices. Most recently she was senior
vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Maple
In Boston, all the partners in Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale
& Dorr's private client practice will move over to Choate, Hall
& Stewart's wealth management group on Dec. 1. Partners Jennifer
Snyder, Nan Giner, Michael Fay and Brian Monnich will make the
move and bring with them associates and other staff.
David Houston has left Pilsbury Winthrop for the Falls
Church, Virginia, office of Reed Smith. He will be partner in
its real estate practice.
In London, Davis Polk has added Will Pearce as partner. A
mergers and acquisitions corporate finance lawyer, Pearce joins
from Herbert Smith Freehills.
White & Case has taken on Abdulwahid Alulama as partner in
Abu Dhabi. Most recently serving in a commercial finance role
with Mubadala GE Capital, Alulama was also group chief legal
officer at Dubai World Group and a partner with Al Tamimi &
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