This week’s lateral moves in the D.C. legal market include a new solo practice from a Justice Department lawyer, a contruction and government-contract group joining Peckar & Abramson and a partner added to Manatt, Phelps & Phillips’ health care practice:
THE LAW OFFICE OF CARRIE CORDERO
Carrie Cordero, a former U.S. Depart­ment of Justice counsel, has opened a firm focused on national and homeland security law in Washington. She earned her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law.
HOLLAND & KNIGHT
Timothy Belevetz joins the firm as a partner in the Washington and northern Virginia offices, focusing on securities litigation and corporate fraud matters. Previously, he worked for the Department of Justice Tax Division and in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. He earned his J.D. from the College of William and Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law.
Marcantonio Barnes joins the corporate practice group as of counsel. Previously, he was general counsel to Archura LLC, a network infrastructure company. He earned his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law.
MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS
Deven McGraw joins the firm as a partner in its health care practice. Previously, she was director of the health privacy project at the Center for Democracy & Technology. McGraw earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
PECKAR & ABRAMSON
Stephen Seeger and Michael Zisa join the firm as partners and will focus on construction, commercial and government-contract matters. The two bring five associates with them from Seeger P.C. Seeger earned his J.D. from George Washington University Law School. Zisa earned his from Seton Hall University School of Law.
Keith Mong joins the firm as a partner and will focus on employee benefits and executive compensation. Previously, he was a shareholder at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney. He earned his J.D. from Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law.
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