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New Partners Arnold & Porter (Washington): John D. Hawke Jr., former comptroller of the currency, rejoins as partner in the firm’s home office. Jackson Walker (Dallas): University of Texas System Vice Chancellor and General Counsel Cullen M. Godfrey comes on board as partner in the firm’s Austin, Texas, office. Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel (New York): Jean-Pierre Mattout comes on board as partner in the firm’s Paris office. He has previously served as general counsel of France Telecom Group and as general counsel of the Paribas Group. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius: Thirty associates and of counsel have been elevated to the partnership-Nathan J. Andrisani, Rachelle M. Barstow, Sarah E. Bouchard, Justin W. Chairman, Amy J. Conway, R. Alec Dawson, James E. DelBello, J. Kevin Fee, John M. Ford, Philip L. Hirschhorn, Katharine B. Houlihan, Tomer J. Inbar, Renee T. Lawson, Thomas A. Linthorst, Eric J. Maurer, James S. McDonald, Barbara Murphy Melby, Deanne L. Miller, Collin W. Park, Matthew W. Paskerian, Michael N. Peterson, Peter M. Phleger, Joseph C. Ragaglia, Nils Rahlf, Brett M. Schuman, Stephen M. Spina, Michael S. Tuscan, Erich E. Veitenheimer III, Adrienne M. Ward and Kristin C. Wigness. New Counsel Bryan Cave: John W. Walbran joins as counsel to the corporate compliance and defense client service group in the firm’s St. Louis office. His focus will be government investigations and contracts. Since 1977 he had worked for McDonnell Douglas Corp., then for Boeing when the two merged in 1997, serving as vice president and counsel in its litigation group. Debevoise & Plimpton (New York): No�lle Lenoir comes on board as of counsel to the firm’s Paris office. From June 2002 to March 2004, she served as France’s minister of European affairs. She has also served a nine-year term on the Conseil Constitutionnel, France’s highest court for constitutional matters. Robinson & Cole (Hartford, Conn.): Elliot H. Lutzker comes on board as counsel to the corporate and securities practice in the firm’s New York office. He was previously a partner at Snow Becker Krauss of New York. New Arrivals Bingham McCutchen: Three attorneys join the IP litigation practice in the firm’s Washington office-as partners, Gary Hnath and Fei-Fei Chao; and as patent agent, Yu-Ing Huang. All three arrive from Venable. Sutherland Asbill & Brennan: Four attorneys join the tax practice-as partners, Kendall L. Houghton and Jeffrey A. Friedman; as of counsel, Walter Hellerstein; and as associate, Marc A. Simonetti. Houghton arrives from PricewaterhouseCoopers; Friedman was a partner in KPMG’s Washington national tax practice; and Hellerstein is the Francis Shackelford Professor of Taxation at the University of Georgia School of Law. Laterals Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld: Richard J. Codding joins the IP practice as partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He was previously a partner at Washington’s Howrey Simon Arnold & White. Dechert: Bonnie A. Barsamian joins the corporate and securities group as partner in the firm’s New York office. She was previously a partner in the corporate and finance group of Clifford Chance. Dykema Gossett (Detroit): Ann Fillingham joins the corporate finance practice group as partner in the firm’s Lansing, Mich., office. She was previously a partner at Howard & Howard of Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Goodwin Procter (Boston): Edward A. Reilly Jr. joins the private equity practice as partner in the firm’s New York office. He arrives from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Greenberg Traurig: Steven Schneebaum joins the mid-Atlantic litigation team as partner in the firm’s Washington office. He was previously a partner at Patton Boggs of Washington. King & Spalding (Atlanta): Meghan H. Magruder joins the firm’s Washington office as partner. An experienced tort and insurance coverage litigator, she was previously a senior partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr. Lathrop & Gage (Kansas City, Mo.): Three attorneys join the firm’s St. Louis office as partners-Barbara J. Hartung, Patrick M. Sanders and John T. Walsh. All three were previously partners at Gallop, Johnson & Neuman of St. Louis. LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae (New York): Barbara M. Goodstein joins the corporate practice group as partner in the firm’s home office. Previously she was a partner in the banking and financial restructuring practice at Clifford Chance. McGuireWoods (Richmond, Va.): Ava E. Lias-Booker joins the commercial litigation department as partner in the firm’s Baltimore office. She was previously a partner at Philadelphia’s Saul Ewing. New Programs Bricker & Eckler (Columbus, Ohio) is establishing a construction fellowship program for engineers and architects seeking construction law careers. Offered in conjunction with Capital University Law School, the program combines part-time study with full-time work in the firm’s construction law department. Honored Vikki L. Pryor, president and CEO of SBLI USA Mutual Life Insurance Co. Inc., is the recipient of the President’s Award from the Minority Bar Association of Western New York. Thelen Reid & Priest has been awarded the 2004 Defense Research Institute Law Firm Diversity Award, in recognition of its efforts at promoting diversity both inside and outside the firm. 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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