By Caitlin Tremblay
Feb 12 (Reuters) - Seyfarth Shaw has six new attorneys in
its New York real estate department. Partners Adrian Zuckerman,
Linda Bielik and Cynthia Mitchell and counsel Ralph Berman have
moved over from LeClair Ryan. Also joining are partners Mitchel
Hill, formerly of Troutman Sanders, and Juan Reyes of Reed
Edwards Wildman Palmer has hired John Fusco in its Stamford,
Connecticut, office. Most recently with Shipman & Goodwin, he
joins the business law department as partner.
Bernadette Rappold, director of the special litigation and
projects division in the Environmental Protection Agency's civil
enforcement office, has joined McGuireWoods as partner in
Also in Washington, Venable has added two environmental
attorneys from Dorsey & Whitney. Kathryn Floyd joins as partner
and Jay Johnson as of counsel.
Fisher & Phillips has added two partners from Jackson Lewis,
Rick Grimaldi and Lori Armstrong Halber, to its Philadelphia
Corporate and securities attorney Travis Leach has left
Jennings Strouss to join Ballard Spahr in Phoenix.
Tony Mou moves from the Beijing office of Morgan Lewis to
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton's Shanghai office as a
partner in its corporate practice group.
K&L Gates has opened a new office in Texas, the firm's 25th
in the U.S. and 47th worldwide. Joining the firm to open the
office is corporate partner Charles Strauss, formerly of
Fulbright & Jaworski.
Employment law firm Jackson Lewis is also opening a new
office. The firm's Tampa outpost, its fourth in Florida, will
include two Ogletree Deakins lawyers: Barnett Brooks will be the
managing partner and Monica Williams will be of counsel. A third
lawyer, Jay Lechner, joins from Greenberg Traurig as partner.
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