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UPDATES Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has opened an office in Beijing. AnthonyRoot, head of Milbank�s corporate practice, will serve as partner-in-chargeof the new office. Edward Sun, whose practice focuses on mergers andacquisitions, private equity and capital markets, also will work full timefrom the location. Milbank has 40 attorneys practicing in Hong Kong,Singapore, Tokyo and now Beijing. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson & Graham has added Marc J. Veilleux as a partner to its finance practice in New York. Veilleux, who comes from Nixon Peabody, focuses his work on commercial finance, including mortgage securitization, non-performing assets, corporate bonds, private equity funds and more. Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw has added three attorneys from Miller & Chevalier to its global trade group in Washington. Duane Layton, who headed Miller & Chevalier’s trade litigation group, previously was senior counsel at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Sydney Mintzer has represented clients in international antidumping litigation. Jeffery (CQ) Lowe also served as an attorney for the U.S Department of Commerce. Visa International has appointed Thomas A. M’Guinness general counsel and corporate secretary. M’Guinness joined Visa in 1997 as staff counsel. Prior to working for Visa, he was a corporate attorney at San Francisco�s Graham & James, which merged with Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in 2000. He has a law degree from the University of California Davis School of Law. Fulbright & Jaworski has added former Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flompartner Brian Bradshaw to its Houston office. Bradshaw, whose practicefocuses on cross-border and international energy projects. He has worked oninfrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean and in the MiddleEast and Africa. New partners Baker & Daniels (Indianapolis): James Patrick Hanlon joins the white-collar criminal defense practice as partner. He was an assistant U.S. attorney in the U.S. attorney’s office in Indianapolis. Fulbright & Jaworski (Houston): Four attorneys join the health care practice in the firm’s St. Louis office-as partners, James Wiehl and Stacey Murphy; as senior counsel, Phillip Rothermich; and as counsel, Karen Davis. Wiehl, Murphy and Davis were previously at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal. Rothermich was previously vice president, business development at Express Scripts Inc. King & Spalding (Atlanta): Jim Vines joins the tort and environmental litigation group as partner in the firm’s Washington office. He most recently served as U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee in Nashville. New counsel Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold (San Francisco): Gary Pancer joins the health care practice group as special counsel to the firm’s Los Angeles office. He was previously at K&R Law Group of Los Angeles. Vinson & Elkins (Houston): Barbara L. Smithers comes on board as counsel to the firm’s New York office. She was previously vice president and chief counsel-transactions at International Paper Co. New arrivals Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher (Los Angeles): Four attorneys come on board-in Paris, as partners, Ariel Harroch and Marie-Charlotte Trebuchet (corporate transactions); in New York, as partner, Romina Weiss (tax); and in Dallas, as of counsel, James C. Ho (appellate and constitutional and antitrust and trade regulation). Harroch and Trebuchet were previously partners at French law firm Veil Jourde. Weiss was previously a partner in the New York office of Atlanta-based Troutman Sanders. Ho most recently served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and before that, as chief counsel to Senator John Cornyn, R-Texas, on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Holland & Knight: Five attorneys come on board-in Washington, as partner, Anita Mosner (aviation); in Chicago, as senior counsel, Elliot M. Regenstein (Illinois real estate and local government); and in Miami, Maria T. Currier, Alberto M. Hernandez and Roberto Pupo (health care). Mosner was previously executive vice president of GCW Consulting LLC. Regenstein previously served as director of education reform in the office of Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich. Currier, Hernandez and Pupo were in the Miami office of Richmond, Va.-based Hunton & Williams. Shutts & Bowen (Miami): Three attorneys join the firm’s Tampa, Fla., office-as partners, R. Alan Higbee (corporate) and David A. Gemunder (health care), and as of counsel, Sally T. Woodward (corporate). They were all previously at Fowler White Boggs Banker of Tampa. Wiley Rein & Fielding (Washington): Three attorneys join the communications practice in the firm’s Washington office-as partners, Henry M. Rivera and Mark N. Lipp, and as counsel, Edgar Class. They arrive from the Washington office of Houston-based Vinson & Elkins. Laterals Allen & Overy (London): Two attorneys come on board in the firm’s New York office-as partner, Robert Knuts (litigation), and as senior counsel, Patricia M. Hynes (international). Knuts served as senior trial counsel in the New York office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission before joining Day, Berry & Howard as partner. Hynes was previously senior counsel to the firm’s New York office. She was previously of counsel to Milberg Weiss Bershad & Schulman of New York. Arnold & Porter (Washington): Thomas McLain joins the international transactions practice as partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He was previously a partner in the Los Angeles office of Sidley Austin. Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll (Philadelphia): M. Virginia Perry joins the firm’s Phoenix office as partner. Her practice focuses on retail, office and industrial leasing. She was previously a partner at Fennemore Craig of Phoenix. Fox Rothschild (Philadelphia): Richard B. Cohen joins the litigation department as partner in the firm’s New York office. Founder and name partner of New York’s Akabas & Cohen, he has also served as vice president and counsel of Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. McCarter & English (Newark, N.J.): Charles T. Lee joins the national insurance coverage practice group as partner in the firm’s Stamford, Conn., office. He was previously a litigation partner in the Stamford office of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker. Morrison & Foerster: Four attorneys join the commercial litigation group as partners in the firm’s New York office-Dennis Orr, Thomas Mueller, Grant Esposito and Stefan Engelhardt. They were all previously partners in the New York office of Chicago-based Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw. 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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