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Laterals Coudert Brothers (New York): Robert L. Clare III has joined its home office as a partner and will focus in the area of corporate and finance trust. Partner Darrell S. Gay has signed on to head the firm’s U.S. labor and employment litigation practice, also resident in New York. Foley & Lardner: Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale and Laura J. Eisele comprise a new Detroit-based team of business reorganization attorneys led by Judy A. O’Neill. Joining the firm from Dykema Gossett of Detroit, the partners will concentrate on complex restructurings and consolidations in the automotive supplier industry. Jenner & Block (Chicago): William L. Tolbert Jr. has come aboard as a partner in the firm’s corporate and securities practices. Tolbert is a former associate director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Corporate Finance. Jones Day: Scott Jones, based in Tokyo, has become a partner in the firm’s Asian mergers and acquisitions practice. He advises Japanese clients on investments outside of Japan and counsels non-Japanese clients on investments in Japan. McCarter & English (Newark, N.J.): Among the attorneys making a lateral move from the Hartford, Conn., office of Stamford, Conn.-based Cummings & Lockwood are special counsel Evelyn M. Sommer and partners Donald L. Borod, William H. Bright, Timothy S. Fisher, Mark D. Giarratana, Eric E. Grondahl, Peter W. Hull, Wendi J. Kemp, John R. Mallin, Basam E. Nabulsi, William H. Narwold, Gregory B. Nokes, Charles D. Ray, David A. Reif, Richard Voigt, Jane K. Warren and Eric W. Wiechmann. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius: 27 attorneys from the boutique Zevnik Horton have joined and will concentrate on insurance recovery litigation in the firm’s new offices in Chicago and Boston. Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg (Chicago): The firm’s bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights practice has expanded with the addition of seven attorneys from Chicago’s Freeborn & Peters. Included in the group are partners Joseph D. Frank, Frances Gecker and Thomas C. Wolford, along with associates Micah R. Krohn, Matthew M. Martin, James A. Snyder and Donna Touzalin. Stites & Harbison (Louisville, Ky.): Litigator Marianne C. Boston, former assistant attorney general of Georgia, has joined the firm’s Atlanta office, where her practice will revolve around business and construction litigation. Winston & Strawn (Chicago): Partners Charles B. Birenbaum and Jeffrey S. Bosley have arrived at the San Francisco office, having made the lateral move from Thelen Reid & Priest. Birenbaum was the national head of the labor and employment practice at his previous firm. Bosley focuses his labor and employment practice on collective bargaining and employment litigation. New counsel Gardner Carton & Douglas (Chicago): Susan Barnes de Resendiz, a corporate bankruptcy and financial institutions lawyer, has signed on with the corporate restructuring and financial institutions practice located in Chicago. Reed Smith: Government contracts expert Gayle R. Girod, formerly of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, has joined the firm’s Washington office as counsel. Christine E. Bloomquist, who focuses her practice on regulatory issues affecting health care providers, medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies, is also a new counsel in the Washington location. Firm management Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass (San Francisco): Harry O’Brien has been named its new managing partner, the first in 10 years, to succeed Richard R. Patch. O’Brien concentrates his practice on transactional real estate, commercial development and land use law. Other newcomers to the Coblentz management committee are Frederick S. Fields and Cynthia R. Rowland, who join Alan C. Gennis and Paul Escobosa. Miller & Chevalier (Washington): The firm has shuffled the leadership of its executive committee, which has overall responsibility for its management. Newly elected are the following: Samuel M. Maruca (chairman), Emmett B. Lewis (vice chairman), Thomas D. Johnston, Sturgis M. Sobin, Peter B. Hutt, Jean A. Pawlow and Michael D. Campbell (firm executive director). Elected Jerome B. Libin, chairman of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan’s tax group, has been re-elected president of the International Fiscal Association. The association, with more than 10,000 members, is the world’s largest professional organization devoted to the study of international tax matters. Named Michael B. Gerrard, a partner in the New York office of Washington-based Arnold & Porter, has been named chair-elect of the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy and Resources. Harold Gurewitz, a partner in Detroit’s Gurewitz & Raben, has been appointed to the board of directors of Legal Aid and Defender Association, one of the largest providers of legal services to the indigent in the United States. Obituaries David Arthur Cathcart, a senior partner with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and prominent labor and employment law specialist, has died at 63. He was the founding chairman of the American Employment Law Council. He served as the co-chair of the annual ABA Conference on Employment Discrimination and Civil Rights Actions in Federal and State Courts and was a director of several nonprofit organizations. Timothy S. Robinson, 58, former editor-in-chief of The National Law Journal, who also covered the Watergate trials for the Washington Post, has died. He was a pioneer in the development of Internet search capacities and was director of network programming for NBCi.com and an editorial director for America Online. Movers is compiled and written by Roger Adler. 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