Real estate, which has been absolutely throttled by the pandemic economy, saw some interest from firms this week, while intellectual property attorneys remain hot assets in 2020.

Pircher, Nichols & Meeks real estate partner Alexis Alonzo joined Holland & Knight’s Los Angeles office Thursday. And St. Louis real estate associate Constantino Ochoa, who also founded the Hispanic Bar Association of St. Louis, has joined Armstrong Teasdale’s Missouri office, after leaving Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in July.