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BRACEWELL & PATTERSON John “Chap” Petersenhas been named partner in the Reston, Va., office of Bracewell & Patterson. Petersen focuses his practice on various types of commercial litigation, including landlord and tenant law, employment law, and multi-count business torts. He also currently serves as a state delegate in the Virginia General Assembly. Petersen, 31, is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law. HELLER EHRMAN Antitrust expert Michael Cohenhas joined the D.C. office of Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe as a shareholder. Cohen, 37, joins the firm from Howrey Simon Arnold & White. He will practice in Heller Ehrman’s antitrust and trade regulation group. Cohen earned his law degree at Washington & Lee University. KLEINFELD, KAPLAN AND BECKER D.C.’s Kleinfeld, Kaplan and Becker recently added Anthony Youngto its ranks. Previously at Piper Rudnick, Young, 58, will concentrate his practice on food and drug law, as well as consumer protection issues. Young earned his law degree at Georgetown University Law Center. MILLER & CHEVALIER Greg Mastel,former lead staff member on the Senate Finance Subcommittee on International Trade in the 107th Congress, has joined D.C.’s Miller & Chevalier. As chief international trade adviser, Mastel, 39, will work closely with the firm’s international tax and trade practice groups. Mastel received his M.B.A. from the Edinburgh Business School and his Ph.D. from Greenwich University. PAUL, HASTINGS Jamie Warehamand Chris Duganhave left the D.C. office of Jones Day for the D.C. office of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker. Both lawyers, joining Paul, Hastings as partners, focus their practice on complex litigation, with Wareham also handling internal investigations, white collar issues, and corporate governance matters, and Dugan working on international arbitrations and litigation. Wareham, 42, is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law, and Dugan, 54, is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center. POWELL, GOLDSTEIN The D.C. office of Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy has brought on Martin Jacobs,former executive vice-president and general counsel of the Maryland Jockey Club. Jacobs, who will serve as of counsel to the firm, will focus his practice on a broad range of corporate and transactional matters. Jacobs, 63, is a graduate of the New York University School of Law. SIDLEY AUSTIN BROWN & WOOD Bradford Berensonhas rejoined Sidley Austin Brown & Wood’s D.C. office as a partner. During his two-year absence from the firm, Berenson served as associate White House counsel, handling a wide range of legal, legislative, and policy issues related to the Bush administration’s relationship with Congress, domestic mattters, and the war on terrorism. His practice at Sidley will focus on white collar crime. Berenson, 38, is a graduate of Harvard Law School. STEPTOE & JOHNSON Steptoe & Johnson’s D.C. office has announced the addition of William Pecauas a partner in its intellectual property practice group. Pecau, 51, has significant experience litigating trademark, patent, unfair competition, false advertising, and copyright cases. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School. VINSON & ELKINS The D.C. office of Vinson & Elkins recently brought on two new partners — William Vigdorand Christopher Keough.Vigdor, 44, joins the firm from the Federal Trade Commission, where he most recently served as deputy assistant director. He is a member of the firm’s antitrust litigation practice group. Keough, 38,will focus his practice on reimbursement and compliance issues. He was most recently a shareholder in D.C.’s Powers, Pyles, Sutter & Verville. Both are graduates of George Washington University Law School. ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER Associates Carlos Anguloand Elizabeth Taylorhave been promoted to partner in the D.C. office of Zuckerman Spaeder. Angulo, 38, concentrates his practice on litigation, legislative/policy matters, and administrative practice before the Food and Drug Administration. He is a graduate of Yale Law School. Taylor, 49, focuses her practice on civil litigation and complex criminal matters. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law. — Tiffany Hamilton Please send notices of new hires or promotions to Eva Rodriguez at [email protected]. Personnel notices should include new title and area of specialization, previous place of employment and title, education, and age.

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