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UPDATES Dorsey & Whitney has named Marianne Short as managing partner of the 638-attorney firm. Short, a trial attorney, joined Dorsey & Whitney in 1977. In 1988, she became judge of the Minnesota Court of Appeals and in 2000 rejoined the firm, which has its largest office in Minneapolis. Short will replace Peter Hendrixson as managing partner in January, when he will complete his second term as the firm’s leader. Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has elected David Crichlow as managing partner of its New York office. A commercial litigator, Crichlow will lead a four-member management committee that oversees about 130 attorneys. Crichlow, who has spent his 17-year career with Pillsbury Winthrop, replaces Susan Kohlmann, who will return full time to an intellectual property litigation practice. Jenner & Block has added Gregory Gonsalves as a partner to its intellectual property practice in Washington. Previously with Jones Day, Gonsalves focuses on litigation involving patent infringement, unfair competition and misappropriation of advertising and trade secrets. A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, he also holds a doctorate degree in computer engineering. Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal has added as a partner Kenneth Dreifach, who served as chief of the Internet Bureau in the office of New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer. Dreifach, who will join the firm’s New York office, will guide clients on Internet compliance matters. His work focuses on data privacy, online gaming, online payment and identity theft. Allen & Overy attorney Vanessa Blackmore is joining Sullivan & Cromwell’s London office as a partner. She will provide clients with English law advice in the areas of equity and debt capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and corporate matters. Sullivan & Cromwell has about 100 lawyers in London, Paris & Frankfurt. New partners Katten Muchin Rosenman: Jeffrey S. Rheeling joins the real estate practice as partner in the firm’s Chicago office. He previously served as counsel in the legal department of The Inland Real Estate Group Inc. in Oak Brook, Ill. Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr: Jeannette Boot joins the securities and corporate departments as partner. She was previously general counsel at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group. New counsel Carter Ledyard & Milburn (New York): Barry S. Neuman joins the environmental practice group as counsel to the firm’s Washington office. Most recently in private practice, Neumann has served as a lawyer in the office of general counsel of the Environmental Protection Agency, and as an attorney in the environmental defense section of the U.S. Department of Justice. Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge (Boston): Rebecca A. Lee joins the real estate department as counsel to the firm’s Boston office. She previously served as chief of staff and special counsel to the director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority. Foley & Lardner: M. Kenneth Suddleson joins the business law department and entertainment and media industry team as of counsel to the firm’s Los Angeles office. He was previously a partner at Morrison & Foerster. Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone (Detroit): Michele R. Zinn joins the federal tax practice and corporate and securities groups as senior counsel to the firm’s Kalamazoo, Mich., office. She was previously a director in the mergers and acquisitions tax practice and chief operating officer of the global M&A tax practice at KPMG LLP. Firm promotions Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (New York): Thirty attorneys have been selected for the partnership-in New York, Jonathan D. Bisgaier (corporate: Latin America), Paul M. Eckles (antitrust), Jose A. Esteves and Douglas R. Nemec (intellectual property), Jonathan L. Frank (litigation), Todd E. Freed (corporate: insurance), Marie L. Gibson (mergers and acquisitions), Steven R. Glaser (white-collar crime), Gerhard A. Gnaedig (corporate: German), David C. Hepp (investment management), Steven F. Napolitano (complex mass torts), Stephanie L. Teicher (institutional investing) and Michael J. Zeidel (corporate finance); in London, Linda Davies (corporate); in Washington, Gary DiBianco and Jennifer L. Spaziano (litigation), Ki P. Hong (political law), Jessica A. Hough (tax) and Jeremy D. London (mergers and acquisitions); in Los Angeles, K. Kristine Dunn (banking), Lance A. Etcheverry (litigation) and Casey T. Fleck (corporate); in Chicago, Eric J. Gorman (litigation), Shilpi Gupta (corporate), Mark A. McDermott (corporate restructuring) and Nancy M. Olson (real estate); in Boston, Kurt Wm. Hemr (litigation); in Palo Alto, Calif., Leif B. King (corporate); in Munich, Germany, Lutz Zimmer (corporate); and in Wilmington, Del., Edward B. Micheletti (litigation). Laterals Bracewell & Giuliani (Houston): Three attorneys join the global mergers and acquisitions practice as partners in the firm’s New York office-Mark Palmer, Jonathan Gill and Robb Tretter. They were all previously partners in the New York office of Linklaters of London. Hunton & Williams (Richmond, Va.): Edmund Sim joins the international trade practice group as partner in the firm’s Singapore office. He was previously a partner in the Singapore office of White & Case. Jones Day: Gerald M. Griffith joins the health care practice as partner in the firm’s Chicago office. He previously chaired the health care practice at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn in Detroit. Kirkland & Ellis (Chicago): Stephen Gillespie joins the finance practice as partner in the firm’s London office. He was previously a leveraged finance partner at Allen & Overy of London. Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw (Chicago): Michael Cypers joins the financial services and securities practices as partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He was previously co-chairman of the litigation practice in Heller Ehrman’s Los Angeles office. McKee Nelson (Washington): David Z. Nirenberg comes on board as partner in the firm’s New York office. Co-author of Federal Income Taxation of Securitization Transactions, he was most recently a partner in the New York office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. Thompson & Knight (Dallas): Ira L. Herman joins the creditors rights and corporate reorganization practice as partner in the firm’s New York office. He was previously a partner at Bryan Cave. New arrivals Proskauer Rose (New York): Five attorneys come on board-in Los Angeles, as partner, Fred Bernstein (corporate) and as senior counsel, Beverly Frank (labor and employment); and in New York, as partners, Gregory I. Rasin and Elise M. Bloom (labor and employment) and as senior counsel, Steven D. Hurd (labor and employment). Bernstein and Frank arrive from the entertainment, advertising and media practice group of Los Angeles’ Manatt, Phelps & Phillips. Prior to joining Manatt, Bernstein was head of E-Studio Network.com. He also served as president of Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group and as senior vice president of MCA Motion Picture Group. Rasin, Bloom and Hurd arrive from Jackson Lewis, where Rasin headed the national employment law practice and Bloom headed the firm’s employment class action practice. 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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