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Laterals Bryan Cave: Six attorneys arrive at the firm’s Chicago office from McGuireWoods of Richmond, Va.�Jules I. Crystal, Mary Margaret Moore and Christian M. Poland (partners);Timothy C. Klenk (of counsel); Paul A. Lutter (counsel); and William J. Wortel (associate). Howard & Howard (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.): Suzanne Klein comes aboard at the firm’s Kalamazoo, Mich., office. She focuses on commercial and employee benefits plan litigation. She had been project manager in regulatory and site compliance in manufacturing at Pfizer Inc. Kelley Drye & Warren (New York): Richard A. Siegal will join the firm’s Stamford, Conn., office as partner in the tax practice group. Formerly chairman of the tax group at Stamford’s Cummings & Lockwood, his expertise is in corporate tax planning, executive compensation and ERISA matters. Kohrman Jackson & Krantz (Cleveland): Brett Krantz is a new partner in the firm’s litigation group and Mark Schildhouse has come aboard as of counsel in the real estate department. Krantz comes from Cleveland’s Duvin, Cahn & Hutton and Schildhouse arrives from the American National Group. McCarter & English (Newark, N.J.): Two attorneys come aboard as partners in the firm’s Hartford, Conn., office�John A. Brunjes and Thomas J. Finn. Brunjes, who represents emerging growth companies and private investment funds, was formerly counsel at Edwards & Angell. Finn, formerly at Halloran & Sage of Hartford, Conn., focuses on unfair competition, securities fraud, trade secrets and intellectual property litigation. Porter & Hedges (Houston): Five attorneys join the firm’s litigation practice�Charles S. Baker (partner); and Robert W. Cowan, Erik A. Knockaert, Kristin A. McLaurin and Sharon K. Wendell (associates). Baker arrives from the Austin, Texas, office of Brobeck. Cowan was previously at Shook, Hardy & Bacon of Kansas City, Mo. Knockaert was previously at Howrey Simon Arnold & White of Washington. Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville (Washington): James M. Jorling joined the firm as partner. Previously a partner at Chicago’s Gardner Carton & Douglas, he advises physicians, hospitals and other health care providers with respect to health care legal issues. He served as special assistant to the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and as health policy assistant for the presidential transition office and the health care advisory group for the Clinton-Gore campaign. Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis (Philadelphia): Two new partners arrive at the firm’s Cherry Hill, N.J., office. Steven H. Doto, a member of the firm’s litigation services department, previously managed the Philadelphia office of Zevnik Horton. Michael J. Wietrzychowski is a member of the firm’s labor and employment group in the litigation services department. Torys (New York): Cheryl V. Reicin joins the firm as practice leader of the technology and life sciences group. She arrives from the New York office of McDermott, Will & Emery. New counsel Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft (New York): Three new special counsel join the firm’s capital markets department�in New York, Ronald N. Lanning and Lisa J. Pauquette, and in Washington, Cheryl D. Barnes. Coudert Brothers (New York): Michael Kushner joins the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice in the home office as counsel. He previously served with Crowell & Moring of Washington. Patton Boggs (Washington): Safwan Moubaydeen joins the firm as of counsel to the Doha, Qatar, office. A former legal advisor to the King of Jordan and a graduate of London University, he is the firm’s first Arabic-speaking lawyer. In addition, Susan B. Bastress, managing partner of the Doha office, has become the first American and first non-Qatari lawyer officially licensed to practice law in the State of Qatar. Salans: Dan Schulman joins the litigation practice group in the firm’s New York office as of counsel. A specialist in complex litigation and restructuring matters, he was previously an in-house senior counsel at The Bank of New York. White & Case: Civil rights attorney Ruth Harlow has joined as counsel in the firm’s New York-based litigation practice. Previously legal director with the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Harlow was lead counsel in Lawrence v. Texas, in which Texas’ sodomy laws were struck down as unconstitutional. She was named the National Law Journal‘s Lawyer of the Year for 2003. Appointed Janice P. Brown, an employment law and business litigation specialist and principal in her own practice the Brown Law Group, has been appointed vice chair of the American Bar Association’s Employer-Employee Relations Committee and its Solo and Small Firm Practitioners Committee for the 2004-2005 fiscal year. Both committees are organized within the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of the ABA. Honored William T. Coleman Jr., a senior partner and senior counselor at O’Melveny & Myers, has received the John Marshall Award, a national honor created by the American Bar Association Justice Center to recognize individuals responsible for extraordinary improvement in the administration of justice. He is senior director and former chairman of the board of directors of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and served as secretary of transportation in the Ford administration. New practice group Katz Barron (Miami) has formed an international practice group headed by attorney Ricardo Bajandas. 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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