Alston & Bird (Atlanta): Dominique Shelton joins the litigation team as partner in the Los Angeles office and will focus on privacy, unfair competition and intellectual property matters. Previously, Shelton was a partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Cald­well & Berkowitz: Carol Owen joins the government regulatory actions group as partner in the Nashville, Tenn., office and will focus on litigation and operations/risk management. Previously, Owen was a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis.

Dechert: Kerin Cantwell joins the corporate practice as partner in the Los Angeles office and will advise ­clients in the renewable-energy sector. Previously, Cantwell was a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.

DLA Piper: Joseph Guarino joins the employment and litigation practices as partner in the Florham Park, N.J., office and will focus on wage-and-hour class actions, ERISA, employment discrimination, whistleblowing and retaliation cases. Previously, Guarino was a partner at Epstein Becker & Green.

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn (Detroit): Lowell Salesin, Kasturi Bagchi and Jeffrey Zauberman join the real estate department as partners. Salesin will assist clients in the retail, multifamily housing and office industry segments. Bagchi will focus on real estate development and finance. Zauberman will focus on real estate development and secured lending. Previously, all three attorneys were partners at Maddin, Hauser, Wartell, Roth & Heller.

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck (Los Angeles): Dean Herman and Hee Young Lee join the firm as partners. Herman joins as co-chairman of the firm's national insurance and bad-faith practice group and will focus on liability, first- and third-party insurance coverage and errors-and-omissions issues. Lee joins as co-leader, along with Herman, of the firm's insurance practice. She will focus on defending IP and other claims in court. Previously, Herman and Lee were partners at Mendes & Mount.

K&L Gates : Kimberley Nobles joins the intellectual property and international arbitration practices as partner in the Irvine, Calif., office and will focus on business transactions, patents, trademarks and other IP issues. Previ­ously, Nobles was a partner at Haynes and Boone.

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy (New York): Aled Davies joins the global project finance group as partner in the Tokyo office and will advise sponsors, lenders, developers and export credit agencies on infrastructure and energy projects. Previously, Davies was a partner at Allen & Overy.

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart: Ronald Kreismann and Steve Luckner join as partners. Kreismann joins the New York office and will focus on labor relations and employment law. Luckner joins in the Morristown, N.J., office and will defend employers against allegations of wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, discrimination and other statutory claims. Previously, Kreismann was a partner at Blank Rome and Luckner was a partner at Coughlin Duffy. Additionally, Caroline Guest joins the firm as partner in the Portland, Ore., office and will focus on litigation, counseling and training. Previously, Guest was of counsel to Littler Mendelson.

Ruskin Moscou Faltischek (Union­dale, N.Y.): Stephen Fox joins the corporate and securities department as partner and will represent clients regarding securities law and transactional matters. Previously, Fox was a partner at Herrick, Feinstein.

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease (Columbus, Ohio): John Sparacino joins the finance, energy and real estate group as partner in the Houston office and will focus on bankruptcy matters, including litigation, receiverships and out-of-court restructurings. Previously, he was a partner at Andrews Kurth.

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