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New partners Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky (Washington): Richard Lehfeldt joins the energy practice as partner in the firm’s Washington office. He was previously a senior vice president at Tampa, Fla.-based TECO Energy Inc. Shutts & Bowen (Miami): William Bernard McCarthy comes on board as partner in the firm’s home office. He was most recently director of KPMG’s tax controversy services practice in Miami. New arrivals Nixon Peabody: Two attorneys come on board-in Washington, as partner, Jill Cobert Alvarez (technology and intellectual property); and in San Francisco, as counsel, Jeffrey C. Selman (business). Alvarez was previously a partner at Epstein Becker & Green of New York. Selman was previously at Heller Ehrman. Laterals Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner (New York): The firm is opening a new Silicon Valley office, located in Redwood Shores, Calif., led by two new partners, Marc Sockol and Leah Sherry. Sockol was previously a partner at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey. Sherry was previously a partner at Dechert. Greenberg Traurig: Alan Tenenbaum joins the intellectual property department as partner in the firm’s New York office. He was previously a partner at White & Case. Hogan & Hartson (Washington): John Pheasant joins the European Union competition practice group as partner in the firm’s London and Brussels offices. Most recently, he was head of the competition, E.U. and trade practice at London firm Lovells. Powell Goldstein (Atlanta): Jeffrey P. Marston joins the real estate practice as partner in the firm’s Washington office. He was previously a partner and head of both the transactions and real estate services departments at Washington’s Lotstein Buckman. Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges (Los Angeles): Stephen Neuwirth comes on board as partner in the firm’s New York office. He was most recently a partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner. From 1993 to 1996, he served as associate White House counsel to President Bill Clinton. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Los Angeles): Two attorneys join the new food and drug law group as partners in the firm’s Washington office-Peter S. Reichertz and Deborah Shelton. Reichertz, also the group’s chairman, was most recently a partner at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal in Washington. Shelton was most recently a partner at Reed Smith in Washington. Firm promotions Dewey Ballantine (New York): Fifteen attorneys have been promoted. In New York, Mark D. Allison and Robert H. Frastai (partner, tax); Eamon O’Kelly (partner, litigation); Anthony Acevedo and Bryan Luchs (counsel, corporate); and Kenneth Barr and David C. Olstein (counsel, tax). In Rome, Giovanni Battista Santangelo (partner, corporate). In Milan, Italy, Nicola Brunetti (partner, corporate); and Luca Dezzani (local partner, tax). In Austin, Texas, Pierre J. Hubert (partner, intellectual property). In Frankfurt, Germany, Kai-Uwe Steck (partner, banking); and Peter Happe and Dieter Luebbehuesen (local partner, tax). In East Palo Alto, Calif., Mark Malin (counsel, litigation). Gardner Carton & Douglas (Chicago): Six attorneys have been named as partners and two attorneys as counsel. As partners, in Chicago, Jeffrey Blumberg (hedge funds), Jarrett Bostwick (wealth and philanthropy planning), William Goldbeck (real estate), Steven Murawski (environmental), Daryl Schumacher (litigation); and in Milwaukee, John Murray (employment). As counsel, in Washington, Karen McAfee (tax exempt organizations); and in Chicago, Arthur Scheller (commercial litigation). King & Spalding (Atlanta): Twenty attorneys have been named as partners. In Atlanta, Angela L. Batterson, W. Todd Holleman and Woodrow W. Vaughan III (financial transactions); Lisa Read Blanco (private equity); Stephen B. Devereaux (products liability); Derek J. Hardesty (strategic projects); D. Clayton Howell (real estate); A. Shane Nichols (intellectual property); and B. Warren Pope (business). In Houston, Penn C. Huston (litigation) and Craig S. Miles (international arbitration). In London, Jawad I. Ali (financial transactions). In New York, Jennifer Hurley McGay and Paul A. Straus (business), Lisa M. Tonery (energy) and Tracey A. Zaccone (private equity). In Washington, Kurt A. Baca (tax), John H. Fontham (insurance), Zachary J. Harmon (government investigations) and Christine E. Savage (international trade). Morrison & Foerster: Fifteen attorneys have been elected to the partnership. In San Francisco, Philip T. Besirof, S. Raj Chatterjee and Jay Thomson (litigation); Jaclyn Liu (corporate); Joan P. Warrington (financial services); and Peter J. Yim (patents). In New York, Christopher S. Delson (real estate), Lloyd S. Harmetz (capital markets), William J. Kuhne and William R. Wade-Gery (litigation) and Katherine G. Weinstein (financial transactions). In Los Angeles, Benjamin J. Fox (litigation). In Brussels, Rony P. Gerrits (litigation). In Washington, Jonathan S. Gowdy (litigation). In Irvine, Calif., Steven M. Zadravecz (labor and employment). Steptoe & Johnson LLP (Washington): Four attorneys have been named as partners, five as of counsel and four as special counsel. In Washington, Jeffrey E. McFadden, Eric G. Serron and Libretta P. Stennes (partner, litigation); George R. Calhoun, March D. Coleman and Jonathan C. Drimmer (of counsel, litigation); Daniel J. Poynor (of counsel, energy and natural resources); Hever Bascon (special counsel, business solutions); and Sean C. Griffin and Timothy K. Howard (special counsel, litigation). In Phoenix, Timothy M. Strong (partner, litigation); Jason D. Sanders (of counsel, commercial litigation); and John R. Nickerson (special counsel, labor and employment). 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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