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Baker Botts has promoted special counsel Jennifer Tempesta to partner in its intellectual property practice.

• Edward Dougherty has been named a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills in its project finance group. He was an associate in the project finance group of Allen & Overy.

• Gerald Francese and Patrick Costello have joined Troutman Sanders as partners in the firm’s corporate practice. They previously were partners at DLA Piper.

• McDermott Will & Emery has promoted to partner corporate and transactional attorneys Darren Azman and Ling Kong, and private client attorney Melissa Moszkowski.

• Brian Betancourt has joined King & Spalding as partner in its global finance practice. He was a partner at Alston & Bird.

• Goodwin has named Michael Andrescavage as a partner in its private equity practice.

• Nikhil Bodade and Brett Friedman have been elected as partners at Ropes & Gray.

• Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has named Knox McIlwain, Kenneth Blazejewski and Chris Churl-Min Lee as counsel and Aaron Meyers, Daniel Reynolds, Kimberly Spoerri and David Herrington as partner.

• Paul Bonewitz, Alexandra Croswell Kelly, Matthew Dewitz and David Hammerman have been elevated to partner at Latham & Watkins.

• McDermott Will & Emery has named as partners Melissa Moszkowski, private client; and Darren Azman and Ling Kong, corporate and transac- tional.

• Jenny Kramer, Seth Kruglak, Michael Masri and Christy Rivera have been elevated to partner at Chadbourne & Parke.

• Mayer Brown has named to partner K. Magnus Karlberg in corporate and securities and Jennifer Rosa in litigation and dispute resolution.

• Weil, Gotshal & Manges has promoted the following attorneys to partner: Kelly DiBlasi and Sunny Singh, business finance and restructuring; Jared Friedmann, complex commercial litigation and Heather Viets, banking and finance. The firm also named these attorneys to counsel: John Goldman, real estate; Matthew Goren, business finance and restructuring; Dawn Kim, mergers and acquisitions; Jessie Mishkin; complex commercial litigation; JoonBeom Pae, tax; Ryan Taylor; private equity; Derek Walter, patent litigation and Venera Ziegler, private funds.

Baker Botts has promoted special counsel Jennifer Tempesta to partner in its intellectual property practice.

• Edward Dougherty has been named a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills in its project finance group. He was an associate in the project finance group of Allen & Overy .

• Gerald Francese and Patrick Costello have joined Troutman Sanders as partners in the firm’s corporate practice. They previously were partners at DLA Piper .

McDermott Will & Emery has promoted to partner corporate and transactional attorneys Darren Azman and Ling Kong, and private client attorney Melissa Moszkowski.

• Brian Betancourt has joined King & Spalding as partner in its global finance practice. He was a partner at Alston & Bird .

• Goodwin has named Michael Andrescavage as a partner in its private equity practice.

• Nikhil Bodade and Brett Friedman have been elected as partners at Ropes & Gray .

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has named Knox McIlwain, Kenneth Blazejewski and Chris Churl-Min Lee as counsel and Aaron Meyers, Daniel Reynolds, Kimberly Spoerri and David Herrington as partner.

• Paul Bonewitz, Alexandra Croswell Kelly, Matthew Dewitz and David Hammerman have been elevated to partner at Latham & Watkins .

McDermott Will & Emery has named as partners Melissa Moszkowski, private client; and Darren Azman and Ling Kong, corporate and transac- tional.

• Jenny Kramer, Seth Kruglak, Michael Masri and Christy Rivera have been elevated to partner at Chadbourne & Parke .

Mayer Brown has named to partner K. Magnus Karlberg in corporate and securities and Jennifer Rosa in litigation and dispute resolution.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges has promoted the following attorneys to partner: Kelly DiBlasi and Sunny Singh, business finance and restructuring; Jared Friedmann, complex commercial litigation and Heather Viets, banking and finance. The firm also named these attorneys to counsel: John Goldman, real estate; Matthew Goren, business finance and restructuring; Dawn Kim, mergers and acquisitions; Jessie Mishkin; complex commercial litigation; JoonBeom Pae, tax; Ryan Taylor; private equity; Derek Walter, patent litigation and Venera Ziegler, private funds.