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New Partners Bell, Boyd & Lloyd (Chicago): Francis X. Lyons joins the environmental group as partner in the firm’s home office. He was previously a partner at Gardner Carton & Douglas of Chicago. He previously served as regional administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region V office and as trial attorney in the environmental enforcement section of the U.S. Department of Justice. Foley & Lardner: Marc Marotta joins the business law department as partner in the firm’s Milwaukee office. Most recently, he served as secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Administration. Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw (Chicago): Philip Rotner joins the litigation practice as partner in the firm’s home office. He was previously general counsel at Deloitte & Touche. Mohar Quan & Fanning (San Francisco): Stephen K. Fischel comes on board as partner in the firm’s Alexandria, Va., office. He was previously director of the office of legislation, regulations and advisory assistance in the visa office of the U.S. Department of State. New Counsel Akerman Senterfitt (Orlando, Fla.): Robert Fernandez joins the litigation practice as of counsel to the firm’s Miami office. Most recently, he served as deputy general counsel for the executive office of Florida Governor Jeb Bush. Fernandez is also a candidate for state representative, District 107, in the November 2006 election. Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold (San Francisco): Michael J. Mazza joins the intellectual property practice group as special counsel to the firm’s home office. He was previously corporate patent counsel at The Clorox Co. New Arrivals Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll (Philadelphia): Four attorneys from Cherry Hill, N.J.-based Kenney & Kearney come on board at the firm’s Voorhees, N.J., office-as partners, Joseph H. Kenney, John B. Kearney and William J. DeSantis; and as of counsel, Joel B. Korin. Troutman Sanders (Atlanta): Four attorneys come on board as partners-Roscoe Howard, pictured, Mark Nagle and Dan Seikaly (complex litigation); and Nate Muyskens (antitrust). They all arrive from Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton of Los Angeles. Prior to that, Howard served as U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia; Muyskens served as a trial attorney with the Bureau of Competition at the Federal Trade Commission and as counsel to Senator Robert Dole, R-Kan.; Nagle served as chief of the civil division in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia; and Seikaly served as chief of the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and, before that, as assistant inspector general for investigations at the Central Intelligence Agency. Firm promotions Covington & Burling (Washington): Ten attorneys have been elected partners. In Washington, Christine E. Enemark, David H. Engvall and W. Andrew Jack (corporate); David M. Marchick (international trade); Robert Newman (employee benefits); Keith A. Noreika (banking); and Jeremy D. Spector (taxation). In London, Lisa Peets (intellectual property). In New York, Jonathan M. Sperling (complex business). In San Francisco, Carey S. Roberts (finance). Kirkland & Ellis (Chicago): Sixty-one attorneys have been promoted to the partnership. In Chicago, Cindy S. Ahn, Imron T. Aly, Paul D. Collier, Michael G. Fatall, Lisa M. Holubar, Jamie H. McDole, Robin A. Rademacher and James A. Shimota (intellectual property); John J. Amberg, Barack S. Echols, Brian P. Kavanaugh, Stacey G. Pagonis and Michael B. Slade (litigation); Brian E. Davis (real estate); Robert C. Davis, Ariel A. Fox, Jody S. Gale, Garry W. Jaunal, Jeremy S. Liss, Daryll V. Marshall, Mariano E. Martinez, Gregory R. Metz, Maureen D. O’Brien, Jeffery S. Quinn, Gregory C. Vogelsperger and Robert A. Wilson (corporate); and Roger J. Higgins (restructuring). In San Francisco, Adam R. Alper (intellectual property); and Azin Lotfi (corporate). In Washington, Rebecca R. Anzidei, Frederick L. Block, Joseph A. Eisert, David E. Mendelson, Elizabeth P. Papez and Matthew E. Papez (litigation); John Battaglia, Charanjit Brahma and Gregory F. Corbett (intellectual property); and Darin M. Wallace (corporate). In New York, Nathan N. Balint, Srinivas S. Kaushik and Amy C. Wu (corporate); Deanna D. Boll, Michael A. Cohen and Lisa G. Laukitis (restructuring); Zachary S. Brez, Robert S. Cohen, Victoria Reznik and Matthew O. Solum (litigation); and Alan S. Kellman, James E. Marina and Edward H. Sadtler (intellectual property). In Los Angeles, G. Seth Beal, Laura M. Burson, J. Drew Diamond, Erica S. Olson, Guy Ruttenberg and Greer Shaw (intellectual property); and Robyn E. Bladow and Tina Hernandez (litigation). In London, Partha Kar (restructuring). Laterals Bingham McCutchen: Robert G. Leonard and Michael F. Mavrides join the hedge fund practice as partners in the firm’s New York office. They were both previously partners at Bryan Cave. Greenberg Traurig: Jonathan Evan Goldberg joins the labor and employment department as of counsel to the firm’s New York office. He was previously at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman of New York. Hunton & Williams (Richmond, Va.): Stephen Bennett and Surasak Vajasit join the firm as partners in the Bangkok, Thailand, office. The pair had been partners at Coudert Brothers Thailand. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham: William P. McCaughan joins the real estate practice as partner in the firm’s Miami office. He was previously a partner at Duane Morris of Philadelphia. Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal: Preston Pugh joins the labor and employment practice as partner in the firm’s Chicago office. He was previously a partner at San Francisco-based Littler Mendelson. Movers is compiled and written by George Szamuely. 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