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NEW PARTNERS Fulbright & Jaworski (Houston): Judith Archer comes on board as partner in the firm’s New York office. She was previously at AT&T Corp.’s department of law and government affairs. Manatt, Phelps & Phillips (Los Angeles): James E. Datri joins the government and regulatory division as partner in the firm’s Washington office. He was previously executive director of the House Democratic Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ungaretti & Harris (Chicago): Dean J. Polales joins the criminal defense practice as partner in the firm’s home office. He was previously counsel to the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. NEW COUNSEL Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz: Howard H. Baker Jr. rejoins the firm as senior counsel. Former U.S. Senate minority and majority leader, Baker was most recently U.S. ambassador to Japan. Blank Rome (Philadelphia): B. Michael Rauh joins the commercial litigation group as senior counsel to the firm’s Washington office. He was previously a partner in the Washington office of Los Angeles-based Manatt, Phelps & Phillips. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher (Los Angeles): Cecilia V. Estolano returns to the real estate and environment practice groups as of counsel to the firm’s home office. She previously served as special assistant city attorney for Los Angeles. FIRM PROMOTIONS Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman: Twenty-three attorneys have been elected to the partnership. In Chicago, Jeffrey J. Bakker (employee benefits); Karl R. Barnickol, Matthew J. Cannon and Joni S. Jacobsen (litigation); Michael T. Foley (financial services); Mark R. Grossmann, Mark D. Guidubaldi and Ram Padmanabhan (corporate); John Krol (structured finance); and Joseph A. Venzon (real estate). In New York, Neil V. Carbone (trusts and estates), Jay W. Freiberg and Philip A. Nemecek (litigation) and Brian S. Myers (intellectual property). In Los Angeles, D. John Hendrickson (entertainment and media) and Kristin L. Holland and Daniel A. Platt (litigation). In Washington, Brian H. Corcoran (litigation), Sylvia D. Davis (intellectual property), Lisa-Marie C. Monsanto (corporate and aviation) and John D. Muir (real estate). In Charlotte, N.C., Russell M. Black (corporate) and Carlton A. Shannon Jr. (real estate). Nixon Peabody: Twelve attorneys have been elevated to the partnership-in Buffalo, N.Y., Mark A. Molloy (business litigation); in Garden City, N.Y., John F. Bolton (complex litigation); John E. Friberg Jr. and Gordon J. MacDonald (business litigation); in Providence, R.I., Joseph B. White (business); in Rochester, N.Y., James O. Bourdeau (business), Cressida A. Dixon (private clients) and Gregory J. Mascitti (bankruptcy); and in Boston, Sarah T. Connolly (private clients), Kevin P. Joyce (real estate) and David M. Ryan (business litigation). Schulte Roth & Zabel (New York): Six attorneys have been made partners and eight attorneys special counsel. As partners, Phillip Azzollini and Adam J. Katz (structured products); Robert Goldstein, David E. Rosewater and Richard A. Presutti (business transactions); and George M. Silfen (investment management). As special counsel, Karen Loga (taxation), Yocheved Cohen and Bill Gussman (litigation), John Garces (intellectual property), Faith Hudnell (structured products), Edward H. Schauder and Steven J. Spencer (business transactions) and Christy M. Stagemeyer (investment management). Strasburger & Price (Dallas): Ten attorneys have been promoted to the partnership-in Houston, John Adkins (real estate) and Cathy Schnaubelt (business litigation); in Austin, Texas, Duane Brescia (bankruptcy) and Tiffany Hildreth and Bob Tyler (business litigation); in Dallas, Tom Burton (corporate and securities), Joe Coniglio (health law), Bob Franke (bankruptcy) and Michael Moran (construction); and in Frisco, Texas, Jason Forshee (taxation). LATERALS Baker & Hostetler: Two attorneys join the employment and labor practice as partners in the firm’s Washington office. They were both previously at DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary. Bingham McCutchen: Richard A. Ripley joins the antitrust litigation group as partner in the firm’s Washington office. He was previously a partner at Howrey Simon Arnold & White of Washington. Jones Day: James W. Peterson joins the West Coast intellectual property as partner in the firm’s Menlo Park, Calif., office. He was previously a senior partner and co-chairman of the nanotechnology group at the Redwood City, Calif., office of Alexandria, Va.-based Burns, Doane, Swecker & Mathis. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham: Six attorneys from recently dissolved Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault arrive as partners in the firm’s Boston office-Michael H. Brodowski, David J. Byer, Deborah J. Peckham, Thomas A. Turano and Christine C. Vito (intellectual property); and Mark D. Pomfret (labor and employment). Steptoe & Johnson (Washington): Neil Ellis joins the insurance practice as partner in the firm’s London office. He was previously a partner at the British firm DLA, now a part of DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary. Venable: Henry J. Daley joins the intellectual property practice as partner in the firm’s Washington office. He was previously at the Washington office of Pillsbury Winthrop. APPOINTED Meredith Addy of Chicago’ Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione has been appointed to Advisory Council for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 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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