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New partners Crowell & Moring (Washington): Thomas A. Hanusik joins the white-collar and securities litigation group as partner. He previously served as assistant chief of the fraud section of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division. Hanusik is also a former member of the Justice Department’s Enron Task Force and a former senior counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s division of enforcement. Fulbright & Jaworski (Houston): Stephen J. Watson joins the public finance practice group as partner in the firm’s Washington office. For the past six years, he has served in the U.S. Treasury Department, most recently as associate tax legislative counsel at the Office of Tax Policy. McGuireWoods (Richmond, Va.): Timothy J. Heaphy joins the commercial litigation department as partner in the firm’s Richmond office. He previously served as assistant U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia and as assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia. Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler (New York): Peter C. Harvey comes on board as partner. He most recently served as attorney general of New Jersey. The first African-American to serve as New Jersey’s attorney general, Harvey has also been an assistant U.S. attorney for the U.S. District of New Jersey. Vinson & Elkins (Houston): Bill Jones joins the public policy group as partner in the firm’s Austin, Texas, office. He is a former general counsel to Texas Governor Rick Perry. Williams Montgomery & John (Chicago): James D. Benak comes on board as a partner. He was previously a partner at Jenner & Block in Chicago. Most recently, he was vice president and general counsel of Wallace Computer Services Inc., now merged into R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. New counsel Lathrop & Gage (Kansas City, Mo.): Robert L. Gulley comes on board as of counsel to the firm’s Washington office. His practice will focus on environmental law. For the past four years, Gulley served as a senior trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice. New arrivals Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman: Six attorneys join the public policy and political law practice in the firm’s Washington office-as partners, Florence Prioleau, Peter D. Robertson, Thomas P. O’Donnell and Elizabeth Vella Moeller; and as senior counsel, Gregory H. Laughlin and Joseph Trapasso. They all arrive from Patton Boggs of Washington. Laterals Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels (Boston): Peter J.M. Declercq joins the bankruptcy and finance department as partner in the firm’s London office. He was previously counsel to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Duane Morris (Philadelphia): Patricia Hofstra joins the health law practice group as partner in the firm’s Chicago office. She was previously a partner in the health care and white-collar criminal defense practice groups at Bell, Boyd & Lloyd of Chicago. Morrison & Foerster: Two attorneys join the intellectual property group as partners in the firm’s Palo Alto, Calif., office-James Pooley and Scott Oliver. They arrive from Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy of New York. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Los Angeles): Two attorneys join the intellectual property practice group as partners in the firm’s San Diego office-Mauricio Flores and David Heisey. Flores was most recently at the Irvine, Calif., office of McDermott, Will & Emery. Heisey was most recently at Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps in San Diego. Wallace King Domike & Branson (Washington): Terri Reiskin comes on board as a litigation partner specializing in products liability and class action defense. She was previously a partner at Hogan & Hartson of Washington. Winston & Strawn (Chicago): Liisa M. Thomas joins the media and entertainment transactional practice as partner. She was previously a partner at Chicago’s Gardner Carton & Douglas, where she founded that firm’s privacy practice and youth-marketing practice groups. Firm promotions Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft (New York): Seven attorneys have been named partners and seven attorneys as special counsel. As partners, in New York, Ingrid Bagby (financial restructuring), Gregory G. Ballard (litigation) and Melissa C. Hinkle (global finance); in Washington, Peter M. Dodson (financial restructuring); in London, Conor Downey (capital markets) and Tony Horspool (financial restructuring); and in Charlotte, N.C., James Hassan (global finance). As special counsel, all resident in the firm’s New York office-Marc Daniel (global finance); Edwin C. Jean, Michael A. McCormack and Lisa Post (capital markets); Russell Nance and Gary T. Silverstein (tax); and Deborah J. Piazza (complex transactional). Harris Beach (Rochester, N.Y.): Seven attorneys have been elected to the partnership-in Buffalo, N.Y., Teresa Brophy Bair (business and commercial litigation); in Rochester, David M. Clar (corporate), Russell E. Gaenzle (public finance and economic development), Heidi Schult Gregory (business and commercial litigation) and Brian Laudadio, and Laura M. Purcell (labor and employment); and in Plattsburgh, N.Y., Jacqueline M. Kelleher (labor and employment). Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen (Philadelphia): Five attorneys have been elected to the partnership-in Philadelphia, Monique DeLapenha (real estate) and Michael E. Plunkett (corporate/securities); in Harrisburg, Pa., Michael McAuliffe Miller (employment) and Mark S. Stewart (business); and in Norristown, Pa., Helen E. Casale (family law). 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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