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New Partners Baker Botts (Houston): Fourteen attorneys have been named partner—in Houston, Christopher J. Arntzen (corporate), Michael B. Bennett and David M. Rodi (litigation), Mark L. Farley (environmental) and J. Robert Fowler II (tax); in Washington, Michael L. Calhoon (litigation), Gregory J. Golden (corporate) and Nikesh R. Patel and Mary Ann Poirier (global projects); in New York, Jonathan Gordon (corporate) and Jeffrey D. Sullivan (intellectual property); in Dallas, Karen E. Griffin (litigation) and Douglas M. Kubehl (intellectual property); and in Austin, Texas, Jordan J. Herman (corporate). King & Spalding (Atlanta): Michael J. Caballero joins the tax practice group as partner in the firm’s Washington office. Most recently he served as associate international tax counsel for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. New Counsel Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld: Steven J.W. Heeley comes on board as senior policy counsel, advising clients on American Indian law and policy. From 1997 to 2003 he was deputy general counsel for the Gila River Indian Community in central Arizona. Before that, he served as majority staff director and chief counsel of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. Pepper Hamilton (Philadelphia): Solomon Hunter Jr. joins the corporate and securities practice group as of counsel to the firm’s home office. He was previously at the Philadelphia office of Dechert. Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal: Michael R. Lemov comes on board as of counsel to the firm’s Washington office. He was previously deputy general counsel of the Congressional Office of Compliance, and has served as counsel to the House commerce and banking committees. While serving at the congressional office he had enforcement responsibilities for the Occupational Health and Safety and Americans With Disabilities acts within the legislative branch. Whiteford, Taylor & Preston (Baltimore): Richard F. Waddington comes on board as counsel to the real estate group. Previously at the Washington office of New York’s Willkie Farr & Gallagher, his focus is environmental law, with an emphasis on transactional and regulatory matters. Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr: David Z. Seide joins the the securities department as counsel to the firm’s Washington office. He served for 12 years as an assistant U.S. attorney in Los Angeles. New Arrivals Arent Fox (Washington): Five attorneys come on board-in Detroit, Douglas K. Cooper (counsel); in New York, Leonard Wolf (partner), Don Tellock (counsel) and Beatrice Thuo (associate); and in Washington, Weldon J. Rougeau (counsel). Cooper arrives from GDX Automotive Inc., where he was previously senior vice president of law. Tellock was previously assistant attorney general in the Internet Bureau of the Office of the New York State Attorney General. Rougeau is currently president of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Inc. GCA Law Partners (Mountain View, Calif.): Three attorneys come on board-as partners, Kimberly A. Donovan and Barbara E. Tanzillo; and, as of counsel, Jeffrey K. Lee. Donovan arrives from Fish & Richardson; Tanzillo from Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich; and Lee from Cupertino, Calif.-based Day Casebeer Madrid & Batchelder. Laterals Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels (Boston): Timothy C. Maguire joins the corporate and securities group as partner in the firm’s home office. He was previously a senior partner at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault of Boston. Goodwin Procter (Boston): William J. Weiss joins the tax practice as partner in the firm’s New York office. He arrives from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom of New York. Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman: Mitchell S. Marder joins the corporate practice as partner in the firm’s Washington office. He was previously a partner at Piper Rudnick. Kilpatrick Stockton (Atlanta): Mary O’Connor joins the litigation practice group as partner in the firm’s London office. She was previously a partner at Clifford Chance’s arbitration practice. McCarter & English (Newark, N.J.): Mark J. Gundersen comes on board as partner in the firm’s Wilmington, Del., office. Focusing on M&A and technology licensing, he was previously a partner at Klett Rooney Lieber & Schorling of Pittsburgh. Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker (Los Angeles): Barry G. Sher joins the litigation department as partner in the firm’s New York office. He was previously a partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson of New York. Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis (Philadelphia): Mark T. Carlidge joins the trusts and estates department as partner in the firm’s home office. Previously he was in the Philadelphia office of Pittsburgh’s Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott. Winstead Sechrest & Minick (Dallas): Daniel F. Perez joins as partner in the IP litigation practice. He was previously a partner at Bickel & Brewer of Dallas. Laterals Stephen Pate, a partner at Houston’s Fulbright & Jaworski, has received the John Alan Appleman Award from the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel. The award is given to the section chair who makes the most outstanding contribution to the advancement of the federation’s goals through the work of his or her section. Pate is chairman of the federation’s property insurance section. Sidney Stahl, a Dallas solo practitioner, is the recipient of the Morris Harrell Professionalism Award from the Dallas Bar Association and the Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism. For nearly 15 years he has devoted his career to ADR, having established a solo mediation and arbitration practice in 1991. 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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