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Firm promotions Clifford Chance: The firm’s partnership ranks have been bolstered by the elevation of 30 attorneys, who represent 11 offices and all of the firm’s practice areas: James Anderson, James Butters, Mike Crossan, Katrina Crosse, Matthew Grigg, Rod Howell, Faizal Khan, Alex Lloyd, Kari McCormick, Brendan Moylan, Anthony Stewart and Jane Cheong Tung Sing (London); Richard Horowitz, Rob Houck, Charlie Scibetta and Philip Wagman (New York); Scott Bache, Connie Heng and Ling Ho (Hong Kong); Christof Goldschmidt, Georg Linde and Claudia Milbradt (Frankfurt); Lounia Czupper and S�bastien Ryelandt (Brussels); Robin Abraham (Dubai, United Arab Emirates); Jean-Fr�d�ric Gaultier (Paris); Emil Holub (Prague, Czech Republic); Joan Janssen (Singapore); Ting Ting Tan (Shanghai) and Christoph Witte (D�sseldorf, Germany). New arrivals Arnold & Porter (Washington): Richard Swanson and Veronica Rendon, securities litigators, have joined the firm’s New York office as partners. They represent clients in securities and white-collar litigation, and in regulatory and transactional matters. Buchanan Ingersoll (Pittsburgh): Seven tax attorneys and litigators from Miami’s Steel Hector & Davis have joined the firm in that city. Shareholders Sherwin P. Simmons and Guillermo J. Fern�ndez-Quincoces lead the group and are joined by shareholders Roy Barquet and Darin I. Zenov. Accompanying them are attorneys Barbara Ruiz-Gonzalez, Alan Seagrave and Veronica Vilarchao. Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft (New York): Mark A. Roppel, previously a Shearman & Sterling partner, has joined the firm’s corporate/M&A practice as a partner. Chadbourne & Parke (New York): New partners Joseph A. Calvaruso, Walter G. Hanchuk and Kenneth S. Weitzman have joined the firm’s intellectual property practice based in the home office. They arrive from the New York location of IP firm Morgan & Finnegan. DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary: The firm has added a REIT securities and corporate practice group from Atlanta’s Alston & Bird, to be based in a new Raleigh, N.C., office. Partners Brad S. Markoff, William R. Klapp Jr., Robert H. Bergdolt, Jeffrey M. Sullivan and Jeffrey M. Miller lead the practice, aided by of counsel Bradford R. Lenox and Christine C. Lehr, along with three associates. Fulbright & Jaworski (Houston): The firm’s corporate, banking and business department has two new partners in its Dallas office: William A. McCormack and Robert B. Hale, who both join from Dallas-based Hughes & Luce. Greenberg Traurig: Intellectual property attorney John E. Burke has joined the firm’s Denver office, and will focus on the chemical and biotech industries. Shareholder Gregg I. Anderson has also signed on with that office, and will practice in patents and trade secrets. Jeffrey S. Torosian has joined in Chicago as a shareholder with the litigation practice. Hunton & Williams (Richmond, Va.): The regulated industries and governmental relations practice has added H.R. Bert Pe�a as a Washington-based partner. Over the course of 25 years, the veteran lobbyist/attorney has represented clients before the U.S. Trade Representative’s office and the U.S. departments of Agriculture, Treasury, State and Energy. Phelps Dunbar (New Orleans): The firm’s office in Tampa, Fla., has expanded with the arrival of five new partners, representing three new practice areas: Karl J. Brandes (regional commercial litigation), John E. Phillips (regional labor and employment), Seth M. Schimmel (regional commercial litigation), John David Mullen (regional labor and employment) and Dennis M. McClelland (regional labor and employment). Wiley Rein & Fielding (Washington): The firm has established a chemicals, safety and environment practice group with attorneys formerly of the Washington office of Howrey Simon Arnold & White. The newcomers are partners David B. Weinberg and Tracy Heinzman, regulatory analysts George A. Kerchner and Saskia Mooney and associate Eric Andreas. New counsel Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr: Darrin Alan Hostetler will serve as counsel to the firm as a member of both the litigation department and the defense, national security and government contracts group. He returns to the Washington office after a stint as associate general counsel and intelligence/policy analyst for the Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction. Elected Barbara Dawson, a partner in Snell & Wilmer’s Phoenix office, has been named a Fellow by the American Bar Foundation, a lifetime appointment. With a practice focusing on complex commercial matters, she has also served as a superior court judge and mediator. Mark Workman, senior litigation paralegal in Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart’s Miami office, has been chosen to serve a one-year term as president of the South Florida Paralegal Association. Honored M. Cherif Bassiouni, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee from DePaul University College of Law, and the Chicago firms Lord, Bissell & Brook and Schiller, DuCanto and Fleck are to be honored by the Chicago Legal Clinic for their pro bono efforts-Bassiouni for “action on behalf of social justice,” Lord, Bissell & Brook for providing more than 6,500 hours of pro bono work and Schiller, DuCanto and Fleck for its commitment to pro bono representation in family law cases. Sandra J. Morris of San Diego, a faculty member of the American Bar Association Trial Advocacy Institute, has been named Family Law Person of the Year by the Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Morris has practiced, lectured and written on family law in a career spanning more than 30 years. 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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