By Caitlin Tremblay
Feb 4 (Reuters) - Mitra Hormozi, former chair of the New
York State Commission on Public Integrity and former chief of
the Organized Crime Unit of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the
Eastern District of New York, is now partner in Zuckerman
Spaeder's New York office. She most recently practiced at
Kirkland & Ellis.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has added Arthur Long as partner in
its New York office. He was previously with Davis Polk &
Wardwell and will continue to focus his practice on the
regulation of banks and financial institutions.
Daniel Dufner has left Linklaters to rejoin White & Case in
New York as partner in its U.S. mergers and acquisitions
The general counsel of the Federal Trade Commission, Willard
Tom, is rejoining Morgan Lewis. He will be partner in the firm's
In Washington, Gary Grindler, former acting deputy attorney
general of the Justice Department, has rejoined King & Spalding
as partner in the firm's special matters and government
investigations practice. He will focus on financial fraud,
healthcare, international and congressional investigations as
well as False Claims Act cases. King & Spalding has also hired
two finance and banking attorneys from Paul Hastings. Chris
Molen and J. Craig Lee join as partners in the financial
institutions practice in Atlanta.
Reed Smith has added Tisha Schestopol as counsel in its life
sciences and health industry group in Washington. She was most
recently a senior regulatory attorney at Human Genome Sciences.
Healthcare attorney Colin Roskey has left Alston & Bird to
join Cozen O'Connor's healthcare group, where he will be a
member in both the Washington and Philadelphia offices.
Jones Day has hired John Cooper as partner in its Sydney,
Australia, office. He moves over from Allens and will be partner
in the firm's global disputes practice.
Richard Ernest has joined the Dubai office of Gibson, Dunn &
Crutcher from Clifford Chance. He will be partner and continue
his banking and finance practice.
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