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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. D’Elia Law Firm (Marlton, N.J.): Veteran attorneys Teresa M. Lentini and James D. Wallace are newcomers to the firm. Lentini focuses on commercial and residential real estate and Wallace handles real estate, finance and regulatory compliance. Drinker Biddle & Reath (Philadelphia): Former State Superior Court Judge Reginald Stanton, a three-decade member of the New Jersey court system, has joined the firm’s Florham Park, N.J., office as of counsel. Stanton is notable as the nation’s first judge to affirm the right of terminally ill patients to refuse nourishment through a feeding tube. Gordon & Rees (San Francisco): Trial attorney Edward D. Chapin, a founding member and former chairman of San Diego-based Chapin Shea McNitt & Carter, has joined the firm as a partner. He will work out of offices in San Diego, Los Angeles and Irvine, Calif. Greenberg Traurig: The firm’s international trade practice has added Robert Stang (of counsel in Washington) and Michelle Salem (director) to its roster. Stang focuses on international trade and customs law and Salem specializes in customs regulations and law. Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe’s bankruptcy practice has added Margaret M. Mann as a shareholder, to be based in San Diego. She makes the lateral move from Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps, also of San Diego, where she was chairwoman of the commercial, finance and insolvency practice group. Hunton & Williams: Former Holland & Knight partners Craig V. Rasile, Jeffrey P. Bast and Andrew D. Zaron have come aboard in the firm’s Miami office as partners in the bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice group. Lowenstein Sandler (Roseland, N.J.) has added 10 attorneys to its New York office: Adrian Zuckerman, Bruce Nathan, Michael A. Buxbaum, William I. Kaplan, Linda Cerra, Robert C. Boneberg, Ralph Berman, Andrew R. Tulloch, Brian L. Ullman and Anusia Gayer. Piper Rudnick: Three new partners augment the firm’s Chicago office: Larry S. Goldberg (corporate and transactional attorney), Bedell A. Tippins (litigation for closely held and publicly traded companies) and Dennis M. Wilson (real estate and corporate law). Thelen Reid & Priest: J. Truman Bidwell Jr. joins as a New York-based partner in the firm’s business and finance department, specializing in international asset-based finance transactions. He is accompanied by Ina E. Hasdenteufel, Julie K. Pope and Jenny Hsieh, all of whom made the move from Linklater’s New York office. Weil, Gotshal & Manges (New York): Sandra A. Bresnick has joined the firm’s patent litigation practice as a partner. A noted IP attorney, she specializes in pharmaceutical and biotechnology products. Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (Washington): Jamie S. Gorelick, vice chairwoman of Fannie Mae and a member of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, is joining the firm’s litigation practice section. Gorelick previously served as a deputy attorney general and was also general counsel of the Department of Defense. Winstead Sechrest & Minick (Dallas): Bill LaForge has been added to the firm’s government and lobbying practice as a shareholder. With more than 25 years’ experience on Capitol Hill, LaForge has represented clients before the U.S. Congress and various executive branch agencies. Sidley Austin Brown & Wood (Chicago) has named 28 new partners. In Chicago: Andrea J. Cummings, David C. Giardina, Teresa Wilton Harmon, Sean M. Keyvan, Robert J. Lewis, James W. Mizgala, Michael J. Pinsel, Lisa J. Reategui, Michele Ilene Ruiz and Neil H. Wyland. In New York: James Y. Huang, Robert Mandell, Abimbola O. Oloko, Mark A. Poole, Michael S. Sackheim and Bartholomew A. Sheehan. In Washington: Barbara J. Endres, Michael J. Hunseder, Juan P. Morillo, Guy S. Neal, Timothy K. Webster and David W. Woodward. In Los Angeles: Kimberly A. Dunne, Joshua T. Hofheimer and Sonya Sud. In San Francisco: Colleen H. McDonald. In Hong Kong: Gloria Lam. In Tokyo: James V. Robertson. McDermott, Will & Emery (Chicago): Harvey W. Freishtat, founding partner of the firm’s Boston office, has been named chairman-elect, succeeding Larry Gerber. A member of the management committee, Freishtat is also chairman of the compensation and practice integration committee. Pepper Hamilton (Philadelphia): Richard I. Thomas has become partner-in-charge of the firm’s 37-lawyer Pittsburgh office, replacing George M. Medved. Thomas has a 30-year track record of representing management in labor, employment and occupational safety and health law. A. Thomas Levin has assumed the presidency of the New York State Bar Association, whose 70,000 members make it the nation’s largest voluntary state bar. Levin, a shareholder and director with Mineola, N.Y.’s Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, hopes to enhance access to civil legal services, increase their affordability, extend the bar’s outreach and elevate the public’s understanding of the law. Richard Bernstein, chairman of Miami-based Steel Hector & Davis’ corporate securities finance group, has been named to the international board of trustees of Tel Aviv University’s Law School. The university is the world’s biggest Jewish institute of higher learning. Clifford P. Case III, a partner at New York-headquartered Carter Ledyard & Milburn, has been appointed to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on All Appropriate Inquiry, established to recommend standards for the investigation of so-called brownfield sites.

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