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Movers is compiled and written by The National Law Journal’s Roger Adler. Please send material to The National Law Journal, 105 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y. 10016, or e-mail: [email protected]. laterals Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld: Steven Kaufhold, whose forte is securities litigation, has joined as a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He arrives from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Dickinson Wright (Detroit): Labor law attorney Frank T. Mamat has joined as a member in the home office. David J. Houston, a labor, employment and commercial law specialist, has been added to the firm’s Lansing, Mich., roster. Duane Morris (Philadelphia): The firm’s New York office has expanded with the addition of four new partners: Brian E. Andreoli, Christopher M. Basile, Joseph R. Carvalko Jr. and Edward Dembitz. Dykema Gossett (Detroit): R. Lance Boldrey will lead the Indian law practice from the firm’s Lansing, Mich., and Washing- ton offices. He has helped to bring to fruition comprehensive tax agreements with a dozen tribes. Reed Smith Crosby Heafey: Litigator David Sturgeon-Garcia has joined the West Coast financial services team as a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. Jeff Gorelick is a new partner in the business and finance department, based in Oakland, Calif. Sidley Austin Brown & Wood (Chicago): A group of attorneys from Chicago-based Sachnoff & Weaver have been added to Sidley’s home office to focus on the defense of insurance companies against class actions: Joel S. Feldman, Bruce Braverman, Jeffrey E. Crane and Brian W. Bilcer. Venable (Baltimore): Veteran corporate attorneys James J. Hanks Jr. and Sharon A. Kroupa have signed on as partners, arriving from Philadelphia’s Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll. Of counsel William A. Agee and Teresa B. Carnell also made the lateral move. new partners Foley & Lardner has named 21 new partners from its senior counsel ranks: Paul Bargren, Raymond R. Carey, Simon E. Dance, Richard W. Hawthorne, Marianne C. Holzhall, Michelle Kile, Kenneth S. Klein, Keith D. Lindenbaum, John S. Lord, Brett H. Ludwig, Austin B. Neal, Terry D. Nelson, Daniel S. Reinberg, Eileen R. Ridley, Jason A. Rosenthal, Alan D. Rutenberg, Joshua M. Sable, Naikang Tsao, Ann Marie Uetz, Tracy D. Williams and Paul T. Wrycha. McDonough, Holland & Allen (Sacramento, Calif.): Michael L.F. Buck, André K. Campbell, Stacey N. Sheston and Thomas R. Curry have been promoted to shareholder. Curry will be based in Oakland, Calif.; the others are in Sacramento. Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen (Minneapolis): The intellectual property firm has named as partners litigation team members Norman Abramson and Eric Chadwick. new counsel Manatt, Phelps & Phillips (Los Angeles): Shelley B. Mayer, who focuses her practice on government relations, health policy and community affairs, has joined as counsel in the firm’s New York office. Pennie & Edmonds (New York) has promoted three to counsel: Patent litigator Carl P. Bretscher will be based in Washington and Michèle Ann Garretson (trademark prosecution) and T. Christopher Tsang (patent prosecution) will practice in New York. Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy (Atlanta): Robert C. MacKichan Jr., a specialist in the field of federal real estate, has been named as counsel. He formerly served as general counsel of the U.S. General Services Administration. White & Case (New York): Joseph J. Frank has signed on as of counsel and will split his practice between offices in Miami and New York. He has substantial trial and appellate credentials, as well as extensive pro bono experience representing such groups as the homeless and AIDS patients. firm management Carter Ledyard & Milburn (New York): Judith Lockhart, a partner in the litigation department and employment practice group, has been elected managing partner of the Wall Street firm. She is its trailblazing female managing partner, as well as its youngest. elected Michael H. Reed, a bankruptcy and insolvency law specialist, and partner at Philadelphia’s Pepper Hamilton, is the new president-elect of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. When he takes over in 2004, he will be the first African-American to head the 108-year-old association. firm merger Miles & Stockbridge announced that it has absorbed fellow Baltimore firm Church Loker & Silver. Both have substantial corporate defense practices. The 10 attorneys joining Miles & Stockbridge are George M. Church, F. Ford Loker, Robin Silver, Douglas B. Pfeiffer, Allison L. Silvain, Laura A. Cellucci, Scott M. Richmond, Michael R. Osborn, Michelle Noorani and Evelyn C. Becker.

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