By Caitlin Tremblay
Jan 16 (Reuters) - Gary Schoenbrun has left Dickstein
Shapiro and moved to Herrick, Feinstein as partner in New York.
He joins the firm's tax and personal planning group, where he
will also be co-chair.
Greenberg Traurig has hired tax attorney Martin Lepelstat
from Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis, who is now shareholder in the
firm's Florham Park, New Jersey, office. Also joining Greenberg
as shareholder is Carla Hogan, who will work in the Albany, New
York, office in the health and FDA business and labor and
employment practices. She moves over from Tuczinski, Cavalier,
Gilchrist & Collura. Moving over from Greenberg Traurig to the northern Virginia
office of Littler Mendelson as shareholder is John Scalia, son
of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He will continue
representing employers in breach of contract, wrongful
termination, discrimination, harassment and non-compete actions.
Bingham McCutchen has added Bruce Wolfson as of counsel in
its New York office. Previously, Wolfson was general counsel at
The Rohatyn Group.
Squire Sanders has scooped up a group of antitrust attorneys
from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Mark Botti, who was the
head of Akin Gump's antitrust and unfair competition practice,
joins as partner, along with J. Brady Dugan and Anthony Swisher,
also partners. They will be based in Washington.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has hired Daniel Chung as of counsel
in Washington. Chung was a member of the organized crime unit at
the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New
Mayer Brown has added Min Ho Lee as partner in the firm's
litigation and dispute practice in Washington. Lee was most
recently with Lee & Ko, a firm in Seoul, South Korea, and will
focus on arbitration and antitrust law.
Reed Smith has a new partner in San Francisco. Tracy Genesen
of Kirkland & Ellis, who has worked on litigation involving
constitutional and interstate regulations for alcoholic
beverages, will join the firm's global regulatory enforcement
Sports law attorney and former pro football player Richard
Davis has moved his private practice over to Baker, Donelson,
Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz. Davis, who previously practiced
at his own firm, Law Offices of R.T. Davis, will be based in
Baker Donelson's Birmingham, Alabama, office. Davis played
football for the University of Alabama and was drafted by the
Cincinnati Bengals in 1975, playing in the NFL for four seasons.
Perkins Coie has added Mark Eckeneiler as senior counsel in
Washington. Eckenwiler, who joins the privacy and security
practice, was most recently associate director for technology in
the Office of Enforcement Operations at the Justice Department.
Also joining the firm is Jeffrey Terry. Terry, previously with
Paul Hastings, joins the firm's private equity practice as
senior counsel in Chicago.
Jeffrey Reis is now counsel in the intellectual property and
technology practice group of Lane Powell in Seattle. Reis was
previously with Townsend and Townsend and Crew.
In London, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has a new partner
in its litigation and arbitration group. Charles Evans moves
over from Norton Rose.
K&L Gates has added Lech Gilicinski as partner in its Warsaw
office. He joins from Wierzbowski Eversheds and advises Polish
and multinational clients on restructuring and bankruptcy.
Monika Kuschewsky has left Van Bael & Bellis to join
Covington & Burling as special counsel in Brussels.
Rejoining Baker & McKenzie in Hong Kong is Lance Chen, who
will head the firm's U.S. securities practice group. Chen was
most recently with ICBC International Capital Limited. Seong Soo
Kim, from Kim & Chang, is also moving over to the firm as
partner in Hong Kong and will work in its banking and finance
and Korea practices.
(Corrects and earlier version of the column that misstated
the backgrounds of Mark Eckeneiler and Jeffrey Terry and
corrects spelling on Monika Kuschewsky.)
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