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New Partners Beveridge & Diamond (Washington): Thomas M. DiBiagio joins the national litigation practice as partner in the firm’s Washington and Baltimore offices. Previously a Maryland U.S. attorney, his focus is white-collar defense. Hunton & Williams (Richmond, Va.): Frank J. Murphy Jr. comes on board as partner in the firm’s Charlotte, N.C., office. He was previously chief legal officer of Global Corporate and Investment Bank, a division of the Bank of America. Kelley Drye & Warren (New York): Harry Davidow joins the telecommunications practice group as partner in the firm’s home office. He was previously AT&T’s chief counsel for the northeast region of the United States. McDermott Will & Emery: Susan R. Lichtenstein comes on board as partner in the firm’s Chicago office. Previously general counsel at Ameritech Corp. and Tellabs, and most recently chief legal counsel to Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, her focus is complex corporate issues, including board and audit committee counseling and corporate investigations. Winston & Strawn (Chicago): Jonathan N. Halpern comes on board as a partner in the firm’s New York office. He arrives from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he served as chief of the major crimes unit. New Counsel Akerman Senterfitt (Orlando, Fla.): Joe Negron, Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, comes on board as of counsel to the firm’s West Palm Beach, Fla., office. Gunster Yoakley & Stewart (West Palm Beach, Fla.): Rear Admiral Jay Carmichael, the former senior military assistant to the secretary of Homeland Security, comes on board as of counsel to the firm’s Miami office. He served as commander of the Seventh Coast Guard and as chief counsel for the U.S. Coast Guard in Washington. New Arrivals Garvey Schubert Barer (Seattle): Five attorneys come on board-as of counsel in Seattle, Ruth A. Kennedy (labor and employment and Indian law) and Leslie R. Schenck (environment and natural resources); as associates in Seattle, Teresa R. Byers (estate planning and probate) and Sara Meinhard (business and commercial litigation); and as staff attorney in Portland, Ore., Mary R. Tarbox (business and commercial litigation). Firm Promotions Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner (Washington): Five patent attorneys have been elected to the partnership-Robert L. Burns, L. Scott Burwell, Frank A. DeCosta III, William B. Dyer III and Robert F. McCauley III. Lathrop & Gage (Kansas City, Mo.): Seven attorneys have been elected to the partnership-in Kansas City, David R. Barnard (intellectual property), Allison L. Bergman (real estate), Thomas J. Grever (environmental), Gail Edson Halterman (health care), Kenton E. Snow (claims and litigation) and David L. Zeiler (bankruptcy); and in St. Louis, Peter M. Maginot (toxic tort litigation). Reed Smith: 24 attorneys have been elevated to the partnership-in London, Nicholas R. Elliot and Richard J. Shine (European corporate) and Helen Mulcahy (European litigation); in New York, Joseph O’Neill Jr. (corporate restructuring) and Scott S. McKessy (litigation financial services); in San Francisco, Karen A. Braje (business trial); in Washington, Gayle R. Girod and Jason P. Matechak (government services), Areta L. Kupchyk (health care) and Andrew L. Hurst (regulatory litigation); in Philadelphia, David N. Pardys (tax, benefits and wealth planning), Paul B. Kerrigan (products liability), Wayne Stansfield (business trial), Thomas J. McWilliams (intellectual property) and Jonathan Nadler (labor and employment); in Pittsburgh, Robert C. Gallo (corporate and securities), Timothy S. Johnson (investment management), Scott W. Reid (tax, benefits and wealth planning) and Jeffrey J. Bresch (business trial); in Oakland, Calif., Theodore Ting (business trial); in Princeton, N.J., David S. Gordon and Darren M. Sharlach (real estate); in Falls Church, Va., Matthew R. Sheldon (business trial); and in Coventry, United Kingdom, Darren Smith (European litigation). Laterals Fulbright & Jaworski (Houston): Daniel M. Gantt joins the intellectual property practice as partner in the firm’s New York office. He was previously a partner at New York’s Fish & Neave. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Los Angeles): Jeff McKinney joins the intellectual property practice group as special counsel to the firm’s San Francisco office. He was previously counsel to the Redwood Shores, Calif., office of Alexandria, Va.’s Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis. Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr: John M. Hintz joins the litigation department as partner in the firm’s New York office. He was previously a partner at intellectual property litigation boutique Fish & Neave of New York. Elected Andrew Joshua Markus, corporate law partner in the Miami office of Tampa, Fla.’s Carlton Fields, has been elected by the ABA’s Board of Governors to serve as the ABA’s representative to the Council of the Inter-American Bar Association. Appointed Herbert S. Wander, partner in the corporate law department in the Chicago office of Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman, has been named co-chairman of a new SEC advisory committee charged with examining the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 on smaller public companies. Honored Latham & Watkins has received the Abby J. Leibman Pursuit of Justice Award presented annually by the California Women’s Law Center for the firm’s pro bono work on behalf of women involved in violent crimes. Movers is compiled and written by George Szamuely. 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