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New partners Greenberg Traurig: Richard Leher, former executive and head of business affairs for DreamWorks Records, joins the firm’s Los Angeles office. A music industry veteran with 24 years in private practice prior to moving to The Walt Disney Co. in 1994 to serve as executive vice president of Hollywood Records, his clients include the Rolling Stones. Jenner & Block (Chicago): Two attorneys have come on board�Catherine R. Nolan joins the firm’s D.C. office to start a legislative practice and Peter J. Brennan joins as partner in the firm’s litigation practice in Chicago. Nolan is a former vice president for law and public policy at Time Warner Inc. and counsel to the energy and commerce committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. Brennan was for many years associate general counsel-litigation for Sears, Roebuck and Co.’s corporate law department. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York): Pamela F. Olson rejoins the firm as a tax partner in the D.C. office. A partner at Skadden from 1990 to 2001, Olson was most recently assistant secretary for tax policy in the U.S. Treasury Department, responsible for providing the treasury secretary with policy analysis. Laterals Baker Botts (Houston): Seth T. Taube comes aboard as head of the securities and business litigation department in the firm’s New York office. Richard B. Harper also joins the office as a litigation partner. Taube and Harper were previously partners of McCarter & English in Newark, N.J., where Taube chaired that firm’s securities litigation practice group. Greenberg Glusker (Century City, Calif.): Two prominent environmental and land use attorneys join the firm�Roger Holt, formerly head of the environmental department at Ervin, Cohen & Jessup of Los Angeles; and associate Shiraz Tangri, also of Ervin Cohen. Jones Day: Roderick A. McLeod comes aboard as a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. He was previously a partner in the San Francisco office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Prior to that he was a partner in the San Francisco office of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison. McLeod focuses on complex commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation and international arbitration. His clients have included The Gap, Wells Fargo Bank and Nokia Inc. McDermott, Will & Emery: Corporate partner David L. Taub and tax partner John T. Lutz join the firm’s New York office. Along with four other lawyers, they arrive from Clifford Chance’s New York office. Taub has extensive experience advising clients on derivative and structured finance transactions. Lutz practices in the fields of federal and state taxation, with a focus on structured finance, derivative and structured products. Taub and Lutz are joined by partner Bari Cariello, counsel Douglas Youngman, and associates Robert Lynn and Isaac Marcus, all from Clifford Chance. Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker (Los Angles): Three attorneys join the firm’s real estate practice�Robert McMurry, A. Catherine Norian and Bradly Torgan all join Paul Hastings from Nossaman, Guthner, Knox & Elliott and will work out of the home office. McMurry joins as partner and Norian and Torgan join as of counsel. All three specialize in land use planning and environmental law. New counsel Akerman Senterfitt (Orlando, Fla.): Leonard Bloom joins the firm as of counsel in the corporate practice group of the Miami office, where he will focus on business and corporate securities matters. Bloom was previously partner in the Miami office of Broad and Cassel. Elected Lisa Madeleine Cukier, associate at Burns & Levinson of Boston, has been elected president of the Massachusetts Family and Probate Inn of Court; Brian D. Bixby, partner at Burns & Levinson, has been elected assistant treasurer. The inn of court, a scholarly organization of judges, lawyers and law professors, focuses on changes in the law in order to improve the skills of bar members. Lynn A. Malinoski, co-chairwoman of the litigation practice group and partner at Philadelphia-based Woodcock Washburn, has been elected the 2004-2005 president of the Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association. Her speciality is patent litigation and patent procurement in such varied technologies as pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Appointed James B. Sales, retired partner and of counsel at Fulbright & Jaworski of Houston, has been appointed to a two-year term as chairman of the Texas Access to Justice Commission by the Texas Supreme Court. The commission was created in 2001 to advance legal assistance programs for low-income residents throughout the state. Honored Grant Hanessian, Joseph Samet and Michael Stoker of Baker & McKenzie’s New York office have been named recipients of the prestigious Burton Award for Legal Achievement. The award will be presented at the Library of Congress on June 14. The New York County Lawyers’ Association has honored seven attorneys for their outstanding record of public service. They were being recognized for their work in organizations such as Legal Services for the Elderly Poor and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. David P. Rosenblatt, managing partner at Burns & Levinson of Boston, is the recipient of the American Jewish Committee’s Judge Learned Hand Award. Jerome Shestack, a partner at Philadelphia’s Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, where he heads the litigation department, has been awarded the Jewish Theological Seminary’s Judge Simon H. Rifkind Award. Shestack, cited by the NLJ as one of the “100 Most Influential Lawyers” in the United States, is a former president of the American Bar Association, and a recent recipient of the ABA’s inaugural Justice Antonin Scalia Award for Professional Excellence. 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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