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UPDATES Greenberg Traurig has added as a shareholder to its Tampa, Fla., practiceGregory Kehoe, who served as an advisor to the special tribunal formed toprosecute Saddam Hussein and members of the former Iraqi regime. Kehoe joinsthe firm’s global litigation practice, which has about 500 attorneys.Greenberg Traurig opened its Tampa office in August. Chicago-based intellectual property boutique firm Wallenstein & Wagnerhas disbanded, splintering its 20 attorneys mainly to other firms in thecity, including McDermott, Will & Emery; Schwartz Cooper; Banner &Witcoff; and Neal Gerber & Eisenberg. When Wallenstein & Wagner decided toconsider merger options this year, the partners had friendly differencesover the best combination, so people went their separate ways, said RogerStein, a partner who went to Schwartz Cooper. While the 71-year-old firm wascourted for years by firms interested in merging, Wallenstein & Wagner feltforced to act now because of rising competition from larger firms doingtheir own intellectual property work as opposed to farming it out toboutiques, he said. The largest group of Wallenstein & Wager attorneys,eight lawyers, landed at McDermott, while five went to Banner & Witcoff, andthree to Schwartz Cooper. DLA Piper and Pricewaterhouse Coopers have launched a pro bono project inNew York designed to improve education for low-income children by donatingabout 5,000 attorney hours during the project’s first year. The program, NewYork Pro Bono Signature Project, teams DLA piper attorneys andPricewaterhouse Coopers employees to assist with New York’s Head Startprograms in addition to providing representation of children in disciplinaryand special education proceedings. The project also aims to develop policyinitiatives to assist public school children. The law firm expects about 135attorneys to participate. New partners Dill Dill Carr Stonbraker & Hutchings (Denver): Bruce D. Pringle comes on board as partner and director of the litigation and appeals sections. He is a former U.S. magistrate judge for the District of Colorado. Greenberg Traurig: Agostino Cangemi joins the governmental affairs department as partner in the firm’s New York office. He was previously general counsel and deputy commissioner for New York City’s Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications in both the Bloomberg and Giuliani administrations. He also served as assistant counsel to Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. Irell & Manella (Los Angeles): John C. Hueston joins the litigation practice as partner in the firm’s Los Angeles and Newport Beach, Calif., offices. A former section chief in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Central District of California, he recently served as co-lead prosecutor with the Enron Task Force. Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz (Wilmington, Del.): Three intellectual property attorneys join the firm’s Los Angeles office-as partner, Scott R. Miller, and as of counsel, Manuel C. Nelson and Minda R. Schechter. Miller was previously a partner at Bingham McCutchen. Nelson and Schechter were both previously at Hogan & Hartson in Washington. New arrivals Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman: Two attorneys join the firm’s Washington office-as partner, William R. Hollaway (nuclear regulatory), and as counsel, John Hane (national communications). Hollaway rejoins the firm from New York’s Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Hane was a founder, president and CEO of Highcast Network Inc., a digital media company. He simultaneously served as senior vice president of corporate development at Pegasus Communications Corp. New counsel Bryan Cave: George Jackson III comes on board as counsel to the firm’s Chicago office. He previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois. Laterals Dechert: Mark E. Thierfelder joins the corporate and securities practice as partner in the firm’s New York office. He was previously a partner at O’Melveny & Myers. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher (Los Angeles): Robert Cunningham joins the global finance practice group as partner and co-chairman in the firm’s New York office. He was previously co-chairman of Jones Day’s global lending and structured finance practice. Loeb & Loeb: Dana Scott Fried joins the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and executive compensation practice as partner in the firm’s New York office. He was previously a partner at New York’s Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe: John Narducci joins the tax group as partner in the firm’s New York office. He was previously a partner at White & Case. Powell Goldstein (Atlanta): Keith Miles Aurzada joins the bankruptcy and financial restructuring practice group as partner in the firm’s Dallas office. He was previously a partner at Hance, Scarborough, Wright, Ginsberg & Brusilow of Dallas. Seyfarth Shaw (Chicago): Charlene M. Kelly joins the employee benefits practice group as partner in the firm’s Chicago office. She was previously a partner at Chicago’s Schiff Hardin. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Los Angeles): Anthony Eppert joins the corporate practice group as of counsel to the firm’s Del Mar Heights, Calif., office. He was previously of counsel to Morrison & Foerster’s San Diego office. Ungaretti & Harris (Chicago): J. Timothy Ramsey joins the real estate and environmental departments as partner. He was previously a partner at Chicago’s Weinberg Richmond. Vedder, Price, Kaufman & Kammholz (Chicago): John T. Bycraft joins the equipment finance group as partner. He was previously at Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw. Venable (Washington): Two attorneys come on board as partners-in Washington, Steven R. Ludwig (patent prosecution and litigation), and in Vienna, Va., Stephen K. Gallagher (bankruptcy). Ludwig was previously at Washington’s Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox. Gallagher was previously at Richmond, Va.-based LeClair Ryan. Winstead Sechrest & Minick (Dallas): Two attorneys join the banking and credit transactions section-as partner, Daniel F. Susie, and as of counsel, Cynthia Thawley. They both come from Strasburger & Price of Dallas, where Susie worked as partner and Thawley as of counsel. Firm promotions GrayRobinson: Three attorneys have been promoted to the partnership-in Orlando, Fla. Jonathan P. Kilman (government); in Melbourne, Fla., Alec D. Russell (civil litigation); and Tampa, Fla., Cheryl Thompson (commercial litigation). Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel (New York): Seven attorneys have been elected to the partnership-in New York, Jeffrey L. Braun (real estate), Jennifer L. Rochon and Norman C. Simon (litigation), and Terrence L. Shen (corporate finance); in London, Douglas J. Schneller (claims trading); and in Paris, David Blondel (real estate) and Ming Henderson-Vu Thi (employment and labor). 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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