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NEW HIRES Andrew J. Foley, 37, has joined New York’s Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison as counsel in the firm’s corporate department, where he will specialize in international corporate finance. He was previously counsel to New York’s Shearman & Sterling in the corporate finance department in Toronto. He received his J.D. from the University of Toronto Law School in 1991. San Francisco’s Morrison & Foerster has hired two new attorneys for its New York office. Priscilla Hughes, 43, joins the firm as a partner in the business practice. She was previously of counsel at New York’s Shearman & Sterling. She received her J.D. from Fordham University in 1985. Colleen McIntosh, 39, also joins the firm’s business practice as a partner. She was previously a member at New York’s Battle Fowler. She received her J.D. cum laude from St. John’s University in 1986 and her LL.M. in taxation from New York University in 1990. Scott M. Zemser has joined Boston’s Bingham Dana in their New York office as a partner, where he will work in the finance group. He was previously counsel at Chicago’s Mayer Brown & Platt in New York. He received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in 1990. Santa Clara’s Beyond.com Corp., an e-commerce service provider, recently added William Cosden to its ranks as director of legal affairs. Cosden, 54, oversees all of Beyond.com’s in-house legal matters, largely concerning intellectual property, corporate alliances and patents. He formerly served as corporate counsel for PG&E in its San Francisco headquarters, where he primarily worked on environmental, antitrust, commercial and tort matters. He earned his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1970. Los Angeles’ Weston, Benshoof, Rochefort, Rubalcava & MacCuish has hired public law specialist and lobbyist, Amanda Susskind, 43, as a partner. Previously, she was a partner with Los Angeles’ Richards, Watson, & Gershon. She received her J.D. from Hastings College of Law, University of California at San Francisco in 1981. Two new associates have joined Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld. James Humphrey II, 33, joins the corporate practice from New York’s Hughes Hubbard & Reed, where he was an associate. He received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. Bernd Janzen, 35, joins the firm’s international practice. He was previously at the Department of Commerce as an attorney in the office of the chief counsel for import administration. He received his J.D. from George Washington University Law School. Washington, D.C.’s Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell & Bank has added Holly Whittier, 28, as an associate in the firm’s family law practice. Whittier, who received her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law, recently completed a clerkship with Montgomery County (Md.) Circuit Court Judge Louise Scrivener. Carter Howard has rejoined Chicago’s Schiff Hardin & Waite as of counsel in the firm’s estate planning and administration group. The Northwestern University School of Law graduate had been a Schiff Hardin partner for 10 years before establishing his own office in 1996. Atlanta’s labor and employment boutique Ford & Harrison has added two associates to its D.C. office. Kevin Kraham, 30, was previously an administrative law judge at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He represents management, particularly air carriers such as Southwest Airlines and Continental, on labor and employment issues. He received his J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law. Randy Sparks, 29, was formerly an associate at Huff, Poole & Mahoney in Virginia Beach. Sparks specializes in employment matters, working for insurance carriers on various issues including sexual harassment claims. He graduated from the College of William & Mary School of Law in 1996. BIG HIRES Miriam Fisher and Melvin Lefkowitz, both formerly with Philadelphia’s Morgan, Lewis & Bockius’ Washington, D.C. office, have joined the tax practice at D.C.’s Hogan & Hartson. Fisher, 40, joins as a partner, focuses on representing clients on civil and criminal tax matters. She received her J.D. from University of Maryland School of Law in 1985. Lefkowitz joins the firm as counsel where he focuses on estate tax, investment tax credits, and international transfer pricing. He received his J.D. from George Washington University Law School in 1972 and received his LL.M. from New York University in 1973. Former Morgan Lewis associates Theresa Nabors and James Mastracchio also join Hogan & Hartson. Nabors, 29, graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1996. Mastracchio, 35, holds both a J.D. and an LL.M. in taxation, which he received in 1996, from the New York University School of Law.

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