William White, 45, and Jeffrey Lehtman, 36, join Allen & Overy’s Washington office as partners in the securities and financial services regulatory practice. White focuses on regulatory inquiries and investigations involving the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory ­authorities. Previously, he was a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. He earned his J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law. Lehtman focuses on cross-border enforcement matters and parallel regulatory proceedings. Previously, he was a partner at Richards Kibbe & Orbe. He earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.


Linda Jackson, 47, has joined Littler Mendelson’s Washington office as a shareholder in the complex litigation and jury trials practice. Jackson focuses on whistleblower investigations, noncompete agreements and business competition issues. Previously, she was a partner at Venable. She earned her J.D. from the College of William and Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law.


Sharis Pozen, 48, has joined Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom’s Washington office as a partner in the antitrust and competition practice. Previously, she was acting assistant attorney general for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. At DOJ, Pozen led the successful effort to block the T-Mobile USA/AT&T merger. She earned her J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.


Bruce Merlin Fried, 62, has been named the head of SNR Denton’s Washington office. Fried, a member of the health care practice, represents health plans, physician organizations, hospital groups, consumer organizations, and pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. He earned his J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.