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New partners Baker & Hostetler: Six attorneys have achieved partnership status�Terry M. Brennan, Steven A. Eisenberg, Michael P. McNamara Jr. and Glen Shu (Cleveland); and Johnine P. Barnes and Bruce D. Brown (Washington). Fish & Richardson: Twenty-one attorneys at the firm have been promoted to the rank of principal�James W. Babineau, L. Lee Crews, Jennifer K. Godsil, Laurie Butler Lawrence, David A. Simons and Craig R. Smith (Boston); Kelly D. Hine, Neil J. McNabnay, Spencer C. Patterson and Jason C. Rodgers (Dallas); Timothy Devlin (Wilmington, Del.); Stacy S. Grossman, John T. Johnson and Peter L. Korn Jr (New York); James S. Cleary, Roger A. Denning, John P. Schnurer, Andrew D. Skale and Andrew Watson (San Diego); John V. Picone III (Silicon Valley); and Brian J. Dorini (Washington). Phillips Lytle (Buffalo, N.Y.): Linda Prestegaard, Victoria Grady and William Keefer have been named partners. Prestegaard, a labor and employment law specialist, is based in Rochester, N.Y. Grady focuses on commercial law and works out of the same office. Keefer, resident in Buffalo, practices in the area of commercial and health care litigation. Preston Gates & Ellis (Seattle): Seven new partners have been selected�James J.Y. Chen (corporate/Taipei, Taiwan); David A. Domansky and Denise L. Stiffarm (municipal/Seattle); Annette D. Elinger and Matthew S. Topham (corporate/Seattle); Ellen Livingston-Behan (federal policy/Washington); and Lawrence M. Sung (intellectual property/Washington). Smith Moore (Greensboro, N.C.): Five attorneys have been added to the firm’s roster of partners�Allen Buckley (Atlanta); Manning Connors and Phil McCann (Greensboro); and Shannon Joseph and Patricia A. Markus (Raleigh, N.C.). Laterals Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld: Karen J. Kubin (labor and employment) and Reginald D. Steer (intellectual property) have joined as partners in San Francisco. Robert H. Hotz joins the New York office after serving as a federal prosecutor from the Southern District of New York. Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft (New York): Former Clifford Chance partner Dale Chakarian Turza has joined the firm’s Washington office as a partner with the business fraud and complex litigation group. Turza’s 25-year career focuses on enforcement issues related to international trade. New counsel Drinker Biddle & Reath (Philadelphia): Janet Fries, Andrew B. Joseph and Jeffrey J. Lopez have been named counsel to the firm. Fries practices in Washington’s intellectual property group, Joseph is a member of the general litigation group in Florham Park, N.J., and Lopez practices in Washington with the general litigation group. Shearman & Sterling (New York): The firm has appointed 11 associates to counsel�Aline V. Cardin and Robert M. Flanigan (Paris); Richard J. Gagnon Jr. (Washington); Marc B. Hankin, Sharon L. Lippett, Thomas A. McGrath III, Scott C. Shelley and Bernard A. Weintraub (New York); David S. Manny and Raminder Singh (London); and Kerstin Prange (Düsseldorf, Germany). Firm management Chadbourne & Parke (New York): Claude S. Serfilippi has been named managing partner of the firm’s London location. Denis I. Petkovic will be in charge of marketing and Nabil Khodadad has become the partner-in-charge of lateral recruiting for the office. McAndrews, Held & Malloy (Chicago): Six attorneys have been promoted to serve on the firm’s board of directors�James M. Hafertepe (intellectual property); Leland G. Hansen and Eligio C. Pimental (intellectual property litigation); Peter J. McAndrews (patent litigation); Dean A. Pelletier (patent, trademark and unfair competition litigation); and Jonathan R. Sick (patent prosecution and trademark matters). Named Thomas F. Berner, a real estate partner at Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman, has been sworn in as senior justice advisor to the U.S. State Department’s Afghanistan Reconstruction Group. Berner is to assist in restoring the rule of law to Afghanistan, which he describes as currently being under “a combination of tribal law, Islamic law and the Napoleonic Code.” Anne H. Lewis has been named deputy executive director of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. She served previously as special assistant to President Clinton on the National Economic Council, as an assistant secretary of labor, as chief of staff to Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.) and as legislative director for Senator Harris Wofford (D-Pa.). She will be a senior member of the committee’s management team. Louis A. Mezzullo, a tax lawyer and partner at McGuireWoods (Richmond, Va.), has been appointed chairman of the American College of Tax Counsel. The group is a nonprofit professional association of notable tax attorneys in private practice, law school teaching and government service. Mezzullo’s practice focuses on estate planning and administration. Awarded Edward M. Waller Jr., a shareholder at Tampa, Fla.’s Fowler White Boggs Banker, and head of the firm’s health care practice group and class action/complex litigation team, has been chosen to receive the 2004 Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award, the first award conferring recognition by a state’s highest court on a private lawyer for providing free legal service to the poor. Firm move Lipson, Neilson, Cole, Seltzer & Garin: The firm has relocated from Troy, Mich., to Bloomfield Hills, Mich., thus doubling the size of its suburban Detroit location. It still maintains offices in Grand Rapids, Mich., and Las Vegas. 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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