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New partners Arnold & Porter (Washington): Clive Thorne joins the firm’s London office as a partner. Thorne has extensive experience in the United Kingdom and Asia in a wide range of IP and technology litigation and arbitration involving patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo (Boston): Three new partners are announced�Thomas C. Frongillo joins the firm as member of the litigation section in the home office; Carolyn J. McElroy has been promoted to partner in the health section of the firm’s Washington office; and Blaine E. Templeman has been promoted to partner in the business and finance section of the New York office. Laterals Fowler White Boggs Banker (Tampa, Fla.): Michael E. Goodbread Jr. has come on board as shareholder in the firm’s Jacksonville, Fla., office. Previously a partner with McGuireWoods of Richmond, Va., and experienced in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, he will be a member of the firm’s corporate practice group. Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich: Jane E. Baluss has joined the firm’s Washington office as of counsel in the FDA and health care regulation group. Previously with Buc & Beardsley of Washington, she focuses on FDA regulatory issues, particularly those involving prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals. King & Spalding (Atlanta): Gilbert B. Kaplan joins the firm’s Washington office as partner. He arrives from Boston’s Hale and Dorr, where he was chairman of the firm’s government and regulatory affairs department. From 1983 to 1988, he held a number of senior U.S. government positions, including acting assistant secretary and deputy assistant secretary for the Import Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce. McDermott, Will & Emery: Bobby R. Burchfield joins the firm’s Washington office as head of the trial department’s complex litigation practice. Burchfield, previously co-chairman of Washington-based Covington & Burling’s litigation group, argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Republican National Committee and other political parties in their constitutional challenge to the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law. Morrison & Foerster (San Francisco): Jesse W. Markham joins the firm as partner in the home office. He arrives from the San Francisco office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, where he led that firm’s antitrust practice. He represents clients both before enforcement agencies in civil and criminal investigations and in litigation before the federal and state courts. New counsel Patton Boggs (Washington): Talcott J. Franklin joins the intellectual property and litigation practice in the firm’s Dallas office. He had previously worked as in-house intellectual property counsel for American Airlines Inc., and is the author of Protecting the Brand: A Concise Guide to Promoting, Maintaining and Protecting a Company’s Most Valuable Asset, published in November 2003. Schulte Roth & Zabel (New York): Christian H. Mittweg joins the firm as special counsel in the business transactions group. Mittweg, a native of Germany, was previously a partner at Winston & Strawn, and had held the position of executive director of privatization at the Treuhandanstalt in Berlin, the government agency responsible for the privatization of the state-owned sector of the former German Democratic Republic. Mittweg focuses on mergers and acquisitions and cross-border transactions. New hires Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel (New York): Thirteen attorneys join the firm’s home office-as associates, Kevin E. Colangelo and Jeffrey L. Taylor (corporate); Ira Teicher (real estate); Sinai Megibow, Patricia E. Ronan and Erin A. Walter (litigation); Kevin Roddy, Rachel J. Lin, Charles C. Achkar, Marcus Colucci and David Lindenbaum (intellectual property); and Rachel M. Manne (employment and labor). In addition, Sally Cohen Swift, previously associate general counsel for Bank of America N.A., becomes special counsel in the corporate department. Firm management Latham & Watkins: John J. Clair has been appointed the new office managing partner of the firm’s Los Angeles office. Clair, a tax partner, will handle major corporate finance transactions involving real estate investment trusts. Sacher, Zelman, Van Sant, Paul, Beiley, Hartman, Rolnick & Waldman (Miami): Martin E. Doyle and Joseph A. Sacher have been named directors of the firm. Doyle, previously of counsel to the firm, focuses on negotiating, documenting and closing all types of domestic and international financial transactions. Sacher represents individuals and entities in general as both plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation. Honored Nonnie S. Burnes received the first annual Richard J. Testa Visionary Award for her work, as founder of the Children Discovering Justice Program, to educate children about the role of the judicial system in American democracy. Michael D. Garvey and Stanley H. Barer of Seattle’s Garvey Schubert Barer have been awarded the E. Donnall Thomas Medal of Achievement by the Fred Hutchinson Business Alliance, a support arm of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The award recognizes the work performed by the organization they founded, Saltchuk Resources Inc., a private holding company with some 4,000 employees in 15 businesses that donate about 2% of their annual operating income to their communities. Janet L. Hoffman, partner with trademark and copyright firm Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu of New York, will receive the New York Coalition for the Homeless’ 2004 Corporate Award, in recognition of her work on behalf of the coalition and its First Step job training program. 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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