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New Arrivals DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary: Six finance attorneys from Chicago-based Winston & Strawn have joined its offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Gary Rosenbaum, Jean LeBlanc and Adam Spiegel are Los Angeles-based partners and Dick Okada is a partner in San Francisco. Kristine Suh and Anne Petersen are newly arrived associates. Duane Morris (Philadelphia): Edward Davis has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a partner in its corporate practice group. He arrives from Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, after having served in a number of executive in-house counsel roles. Fulbright & Jaworski (Houston): Michael Shelby, United States attorney for the Southern District of Texas, will join the firm to head its white-collar criminal defense practice. He was a member of the President’s Corporate Fraud Task Force and a former Navy SEAL. Morgan & Finnegan (New York): Intellectual property expert Kent R. Stevens has joined the firm as a partner based in Washington. Stevens specializes in Section 337 intellectual property matters, and has accrued extensive experience as an investigative attorney with the International Trade Commission. Seyfarth Shaw (Chicago): The real estate practice in the firm’s New York office has added two new partners: Peter J. Korda and Tracey A. Leitman. Both served previously with commercial real estate finance company Mezz Cap and Chicago’s Winston & Strawn. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Los Angeles): Entertainment copyright attorney Edwin Komen’s arrival has bolstered the firm’s Washington office. He is a new partner in its entertainment and media, and intellectual property practice groups. Previously with Washington’s Arent Fox, Komen specializes in copyright, trademark and unfair competition law. Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal: The firm’s national health care group has six new additions: Holley Thames Lutz joins as a partner in Washington, and Steven B. Kite and Mary G. Wilson come aboard as Chicago-based partners. Newly arrived associates Ramy Fayed in Washington and Kathryn B. Ashton and Saundra N. Fried in Chicago accompany them. Strasburger & Price (Dallas): The corporate and securities practice group has added partner Richard D. Rafferty. His practice centers around transactional matters involving public firms and private emerging growth companies. Previously, he was a partner at Dallas’ Haynes and Boone. New Counsel Arnold & Porter (Washington): Antitrust litigator Robert J. Vizas has joined in San Francisco as counsel, a result of the firm’s expanded relationship with Visa U.S.A. Inc. From 1999 to 2004, Vizas served as executive vice president, chief executive officer and vice chairman of the San Diego Padres baseball team. Bryan Cave: Henry K. Snyder, a member of the firm’s commercial litigation practice, has joined as counsel to the New York office. He focuses on securities cases, corporate internal investigations and capital markets litigation, with a particular expertise in financial institutions and life sciences companies. Krieger & Zaid (Washington): Marine Lt. Col. Neal A. Puckett has signed on with the firm as of counsel. Most recently, he represented Brig. Gen. Janice Karpinski in the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal. Firm Management Hunton & Williams (Richmond, Va.): Martin Thomas has been appointed managing partner of the firm’s London office, succeeding Drew Murphy. Thomas’ areas of expertise include equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. In-House Thomson (Camarillo, Calif.): Steven M. Glick has risen to the newly created position of senior vice president and general counsel, Americas. Prior to his tenure with the service provider to the media and entertainment industries, Glick was affiliated with Paramount Pictures Inc. He also spent a decade with New York-based Shearman& Sterling. Selected John P. Lacey, a partner at Roseland, N.J.’s Connell Foley, has been chosen to serve as treasurer for the Federal Bar of New Jersey. He has a 20-year career of representing corporations and individuals in commercial and white-collar criminal matters. John F. Smith III, a Philadelphia-based partner at Reed Smith, was recently voted chairman-elect of International House Philadelphia, a 95-year-old nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting a multicultural society, using art and cultural programs from diverse backgrounds. Awards Lawrence J. Fox, a partner at Philadelphia-based Drinker Biddle & Reath, is to receive the 2005 Pro Bono Publico Award given by the American Bar Association. The national honor marks Fox’s pro bono contributions in the areas of death penalty representation, child welfare and election activities. Barrett Reasoner, a business litigation partner at Houston’s Gibbs & Bruns, has, for the second time, received the President’s Award of the Houston Bar Association. He was honored for his work as chairman-elect of the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program. Francine Semaya, a senior member in the downtown New York office of Philadelphia-based Cozen O’Connor, will be the initial recipient of the Kirsten Christophe Memorial Award for Excellence in Trial and Insurance Law. Presented by the tort trial and insurance practice section of the American Bar Association, the honor commemorates Christophe, who was a victim of the Sept. 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks. It recognizes her devotion to career, philanthropy and family. 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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