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Firm promotions Lambda Legal: Staff attorney Jon Givner has been promoted to head the HIV Project, replacing Hayley Gorenberg, now the organization’s deputy legal director. Jennifer Sinton has also joined as a staff attorney. In 1983, Lambda Legal filed the nation’s first AIDS discrimination case. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York): The firm has named 14 new partners: Marco P. Caffuzzi, Heather S. Cruz, Julia A. Czarniak, David C. Eisman, Armand W. Grumberg, Ann A. Hawkins, Albert L. Hogan III. Victor Hollender, Julia Kazaks, Riccardo A Leofanti, Rick C. Madden, Karyl Nairn, Alejandro Radzyminski and Masahiro Shiga. Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal: Fourteen attorneys have been elevated to the partnership, with an additional four promoted to of counsel. The firm’s new partners include: Mitchell E. Albert, Mina Amir-Mokri, Valarie T. Bomar, David J. Friedman, Michael S. Gugig, Kendra Kekelis Hartman, Ellen P. Hession, James M. Kirkland, Brian R. McGinley, M. Keith Moskowitz, Sarah A. Naumer, Demian L. Pay, Marc A. Salle and Janaki Sivanesan. Those newly promoted to of counsel are: Theresa M. Fitzgerald, Chunlin Leonhard, Christopher E. Prince and Letitia R. Todd. New arrivals Arnold & Porter (Washington): Jim Turner, former United States congressman from Texas, is a new partner in the firm’s public policy and government contracts practice. His former chief of staff, Elizabeth Hurley Burks, joins as a senior policy and legislative advisor. Baker & Hostetler: Litigator Peter W. Ito has joined the firm’s Denver office as a partner. He focuses on bankruptcy and financial restructuring. S. Shawn Stephens has joined the Houston office, also as a partner. She is a specialist in appellate law. Dickinson Wright (Detroit): Robert A. Dunn has joined as a member in the firm’s intellectual property practice located in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. He is a 20-year IP veteran and a past president of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association. Duane Morris (Philadelphia): The firm’s trial practice group has added three new partners from Buchanan Ingersoll to its San Diego office. The newcomers are litigators Karen S. Crawford, Patricia P. Hollenbeck and John P. Cooley. Greenberg Traurig: Alan U. Schwartz has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a shareholder and member of the entertainment practice. An expert in creative financing, he has represented producers, production companies and media groups over a 40-year career. Recently, he arranged the financing for the upcoming movie version of The Producers. McGuireWoods (Richmond, Va.): The Atlanta office’s corporate services group has three new partners: John C. Beane, William B. Marianes and Andrew Cataldo. Beane and Marianes arrive from Atlanta-based Troutman Sanders, and Cataldo, once with Troutman Sanders, comes from Prudential Financial Inc. Morrison & Foerster: A team of six corporate, technology and tax partners from Washington-based Shaw Pittman will join the firm’s Northern Virginia office located in Tyson’s Corner. The group, specialists in “full life-cycle representations,” includes Lawrence T. Yanowitch, Thomas J. Knox, Jack L. Lewis, Charles W. Katz, Gregory M. Giammittorio and John S. Harper. Preston Gates & Ellis (Seattle): Barbara Jacobson will join the firm’s Portland, Ore., office as a partner focusing on real estate matters. She arrives from service with the Port of Portland, where she oversaw all things legal for the city’s international airport. Sullivan & Worcester (Boston): Henry W. Comstock Jr. (trusts and estates) and Leonard J. Nannarone (corporate) have come aboard as partners. Comstock made the move from Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault of Boston, and Nannarone arrives from what is now DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary. New counsel Schulte Roth & Zabel (New York): Daniel L. Greenberg, formerly president and attorney-in-chief for The Legal Aid Society and director of clinical programs at Harvard Law School, is joining the firm as special counsel for pro bono initiatives. His own caseload features transactional and policy work. Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr: The firm’s litigation department welcomes the arrival of intellectual property specialist Paul B. Keller as counsel to its New York office. Previously, he managed and tried complex patent litigations at Fish & Neave. Firm management Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett (Minneapolis): Bill Migneron has joined the firm as executive director and will oversee its day-to-day operations. He arrives from Kansas City, Mo.’s Shook, Hardy & Bacon, and currently serves as president of the Association of Legal Administrators. Loeb & Loeb (Los Angeles): John T. Frankenheimer, resident in the home office, and Michael D. Beck, working out of New York, have been re-elected to serve as firm co-chairmen. Frankenheimer focuses his practice on the media and entertainment industries, and Beck is a real estate specialist. Named Leonard C. Homer, Thomas K. Hyatt and Sanford V. Teplitzky, Ober/Kaler Health Law principals, have been invited to join the inaugural class of health law fellows of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). AHLA, with 9,400 members, is the largest, nonpartisan and nonprofit educational organization focusing on legal issues in the health care field. William S. Mailander has been appointed general counsel of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA). Mailander will provide advice to the PVA’s 58 offices, three subsidiary nonprofit corporations and 34 independent chapters in the United States and Puerto Rico. 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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