Goodwin Procter has added Rezwan Pavri to its technology companies practice as a partner in its Silicon Valley office. Pavri joins from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he has represented Twitter, Trulia, Qualys and Gigamon in their initial public offerings and Trulia, McAfee and Check Point in mergers and acquisitions. See story online.

Goldberg Lowenstein & Weatherwax has added Carolyn Bostick and Jennifer Schwartz as of counsel in the Palo Alto office. Bostick served as general counsel of Energy Recovery and Trend Micro. She joins from her private practice and will chair GLW’s corporate transactions practice group. Focusing her practice on employment and criminal defense law, Schwartz, who served as an assistant attorney general for the Republic of Palau, will join the firm’s employment practice group and government investigations and white-collar defense group.

Traci Shafroth has joined Tucker Ellis‘ San Francisco office as counsel in the medical and pharmaceutical liability practice group within the firm’s trial department. She joins from Kirkland & Ellis and represents manufacturers in product liability-coordinated proceedings and litigation. She began her career as an auditor and business consultant with Arthur Andersen and is a certified public accountant.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has elevated Ryan Junck, a member of its government enforcement and white-collar crime group in the firm’s Palo Alto office, to partner, effective April 1. Junck graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 2003.

Pasadena’s Richardson Harman Ober has added Theodore Dokko as an associate. He was previously with a law firm specializing in civil and criminal litigation. Dokko received his law degree from George Washington University Law School in 2008.

Bruce Friedman has joined the panel of JAMS. Based in the JAMS Santa Monica Resolution Center, he will serve as a mediator, arbitrator and special master in business/commercial, class action/mass torts, entertainment/sports, environmental, financial markets, insurance, professional liability and real estate disputes.

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