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LATERALS Dewey Ballantine (New York): J. Anthony Terrell, Catherine C. Hood and Michael F. Fitzpatrick Jr., formerly of Thelen Reid & Priest, have joined the corporate department in the firm’s home office. Foley & Lardner: Peter W. Ito and Michael P. McCloskey, accompanied by senior counsel Andrew B. Serwin, lead a team of attorneys who have joined the firm’s San Diego office. Ito and Serwin come from Baker & McKenzie; McCloskey from Gordon & Rees. Jenner & Block (Chicago): Adam Petravicius has signed on as a partner in the firm’s intellectual property and technology law practice, arriving from Chicago’s Kirkland & Ellis. LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae (New York) has augmented its offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles with the addition of new partners Neal L. Wolf and Todd L. Padnos, who join from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw (Chicago): Christopher Kelly has joined the firm’s Washington office as a partner after service with the United States Department of Justice. Spencer Weber Waller, a professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, comes aboard as of counsel. McCarter & English (Newark, N.J.): Partners Alexander Kerr and Joann Lytle, and special counsel Lisa Salazar, join the Philadelphia office having served previously as partners with Philadelphia’s Hoyle, Morris & Kerr. McGuireWoods (Richmond, Va.): Thomas R. Mulroy has become a partner in the commercial litigation department in the Chicago office. Prior to starting his own firm, he had been with Jenner & Block. Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone (Detroit): James A. Simpson and Katheryne L. Zelenock will join the firm’s new capital markets lending group. Prior to the move, they had founded software firm e-Cognita Technologies. Pillsbury Winthrop: Tom Thomas has joined the firm’s Silicon Valley office in Palo Alto, Calif., and will serve as co-chairman of its nanotechnology practice. He makes the move from Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly. Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds (Washington): Richard Kirby, formerly of the office of the general counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission, has joined as a partner in the securities practice and national litigation team. Steptoe & Johnson (Washington): William G. Pecau has been added to the roster as a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice group. He is an experienced trademark and business patent litigator. Wiley, Rein & Fielding (Washington): Steve Largent, former Oklahoma congressman and Seattle Seahawks all-star, has joined as a consultant to the firm’s government affairs practice. He will focus on matters related to the executive and legislative branches of government. NEW PARTNERS Harness, Dickey & Pierce (Detroit): Ryan W. Massey, Bryant E. Wade and Michael D. Wiggins have been elected principals of the intellectual property firm. Kluger, Peretz, Kaplan & Berlin (Miami): Commercial litigator Michael Nearing (of the litigation and dispute resolution group) and bankruptcy attorneys Peter Shapiro and Robyn Spalter (of the bankruptcy and creditors’ rights group) have achieved membership in the firm. Pennie & Edmonds (New York): Five new partners have been elected. Margaret B. Brivanlou, Matthew E. Langer and Leo Merken are based in the home office. Nancy H. Lutz (located in Washington) and David R. Owens (in Palo Alto, Calif.) round out the promotions. Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti (Morristown, N.J.): Kelly Strange Crawford and Lance J. Kalik have joined the partnership. Crawford concentrates on products liability; Kalik on insurance matters. FIRM MANAGEMENT Dorsey & Whitney (Minneapolis): Wesley C. Fredericks Jr., a partner in the firm’s New York office, has been appointed head of its worldwide corporate department and has also gained membership in the firm’s management committee. Reed Smith Crosby Heafey: Peter J. Kennedy has assumed the role of managing partner for the firm’s Los Angeles office. His focus will be on completing the integration of that location with the nationwide and U.K.-based offices of Reed Smith. APPOINTED Rex Heinke, a partner and chairman of the Los Angeles appellate practice group of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, has been appointed by the State Bar of California to a three-year term on the Judicial Council, a state constitutional agency that provides judicial policy direction. Antoinette Pilzner of Detroit-based Butzel Long has been selected by U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao to serve on the ERISA Advisory Council, a nongovernmental body organized to advise the Department of Labor on employee benefits policy. Pilzner operates out of the firm’s Ann Arbor, Mich., office. HONORED Richard O. Faulk, partner and head of the environmental practice group of Dallas’ Gardere Wynne Sewell, has been chosen as the winner of the 2003 Burton Award for Legal Achievement, in recognition of exceptional legal writing. Brian A. Sun, a partner at Santa Monica, Calif.’s O’Neill, Lysaght & Sun, will receive the Southern California Chinese Lawyer Association’s Distinguished Service Award, acknowledging his dedication to pro bono services. Sun was part of the legal team that won the release of Wen Ho Lee, the scientist who had been accused of spying. Correction: I. William Cohen, who was recently elected to the board of the American College of Bankruptcy, is a partner in the Detroit office of Philadelphia-based Pepper Hamilton. Movers is compiled and written by Roger Adler. Please send material to him at The National Law Journal, 105 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y. 10016.

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