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New partners Allen Matkins Leck Gamble & Mallory (Los Angeles) has named William R. Devine as partner. He joins the land use and natural resources practice in the firm’s Orange County, Calif., office. Devine, a former partner with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips of Los Angeles, focuses on land use, environmental and natural resources law. Foley and Lardner: Scott L. Fredericksen has come on board as partner in the firm’s litigation department. He will focus on white-collar defense work. Prior to joining Foley, he worked as a federal prosecutor in Washington for 10 years, serving in the Office of Independent Counsel. Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe: Jack G. Stern joins as shareholder in the firm’s New York office. Stern arrives from the New York office of Boies, Schiller & Flexner, where his practice included antitrust, banking and securities litigation. Morrison & Foerster (San Francisco): Julian Thurston has joined as partner in the firm’s London office. One of the U.K.’s leading life sciences lawyers, he specializes in strategic partnering arrangements in the life sciences sector. Reed Smith: John Zaimes joins as partner in the firm’s labor and employment practice group based in Los Angeles. Prior to joining Reed Smith, Zaimes chaired the labor and employment group at Weston Benshoof Rochefort Rubalcava & MacCuish of Los Angeles. Laterals Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy (Atlanta): Jason Dedwylder joins the firm’s Washington office as lobbyist in the government relations practice. Previously, Dedwylder had served as legislative assistant in the Washington office of Representative Charles W. Pickering Jr., R-Miss. Schiff Hardin & Waite (Chicago): Paul G. Mackey has come on board as a counsel to the firm’s New York office. He joins from Dewey Ballantine of New York, where he specialized in debt and equity financings of office buildings, shopping centers and industrial properties throughout the United States. New counsel Bryan Cave: Jeronimo Gomez del Campo joins the firm as counsel in the real estate and corporate finance groups. He will represent foreign companies before the U.S. International Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce in import-relief cases, including anti-dumping and safeguard investigations. Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto (New York): Henry Tang joins the the intellectual property firm as of counsel. Tang, previously a partner at Baker Botts, is a co-chairman of the Committee on Asia Pacific Law of the New York State Bar Association’s International Law and Practice Section. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart: Timothy Parker has joined the firm as of counsel in the San Francisco office. Most recently, he served as global head of compliance and risk management for Allianz Dresdner Asset Management. He will counsel clients on audits, asset management and Sarbanes-Oxley Act procedures. Weinstein Snyder Lindemann Sarno (Roseland, N.J.): Melvin S. Whitken, who recently retired from the family court bench in Union County, N.J., after 15 years, has come on board as of counsel. He will serve as an arbitrator, mediator and consultant in complex matrimonial matters. Firm management Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky (Washington) has appointed firm attorney Elaine Arabatzisa to the new full-time position of diversity and pro bono counsel. Her focus will be the firm’s expanding diversity and pro bono initiatives. Loeffler Jonas & Tuggey (San Antonio) is expanding its governmental affairs practice in Washington: Julie Domenick, executive vice president of the Investment Company Institute, joins the firm as managing principal; Dallas “Rob” Sweezy, a Bush administration appointee at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Kristen Palasciano Gullott, former policy advisor at the U.S. Department of Energy, join as principals; and Joseph N. Mondello, most recently legislative director and senior counsel to Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, joins as partner. Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen (Philadelphia): Bernard Lee was named vice chairman of the firm’s executive committee. Focusing on real estate, corporate and municipal law, he provides legal counsel to clients like Amtrak, the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Elected Marjorie Press Lindblom, a partner in the New York office of Chicago’s Kirkland & Ellis, has been elected co-chairwoman of the board of directors for the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Founded in 1963, the lawyers’ committee fights racial discrimination by marshaling pro bono resources for litigation and public policy advocacy. Honored Pillsbury Winthrop has been honored by New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg by having May 13, 2004, declared Pillsbury Winthrop Day. The firm is being honored for having been, since 1868, a leading force in the development of Wall Street as a major financial center. Appointed Theresa D. Cropper, former Northwestern University School of Law minority affairs director and dean of students, has been appointed Piper Rudnick’s new director of diversity. Hal Daub, partner in the Omaha, Neb., office of Kansas City, Mo.’s Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin and head of the firm’s governmental affairs practice, has accepted the position of president and CEO of the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living. Daub currently serves as chairman of the bipartisan Social Security Advisory Board, to which he was appointed by President George W. Bush. Movers is compiled and written by George Szamuely. Please send material to him at The National Law Journal, 105 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y. 10016, or [email protected]

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