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NEW PARTNERS Los Angeles’ Alschuler Grossman Stein & Kahanannounced the addition of Michael B. Miller as a partner. Miller, a 1987 graduate of New York University School of Law, will practice in the firm’s corporate practice group. His practice focuses on corporate and technology law. APPOINTMENTS Benjamin S. Hayes, an attorney with Washington, D.C.’s Kirkpatrick & Lockharthas been named Vice-Chairman of the ABA’s Internet Privacy Subcommittee, which falls under the Cyberspace Law Committee. Hayes earned his law degree at the Ohio State College of Law, where he studied privacy law under Professor Peter Swire. New York’s Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taftannounced that Linda Z. Swartz, a partner in the New York office, has been named co-chairwoman of its tax department. Recently selected by Euromoney Publicationsas one of the U.S.’ leading tax lawyers, Swartz has extensive experience in counseling private and public companies and investment banks. OF COUNSEL Los Angeles’ Latham & Watkinsincreased its New York ranks with the addition of Shari Siegel as of counsel in the firm’s insolvency group. Formerly with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Siegel focuses her practice on restructuring troubled companies, including troubled loans, multinational insolvencies, asset purchases, Chapter 11 mergers and acquisitions, dispositions and other transactions. She received her J.D. in 1989 from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. New York’s Clifford Chance Rogers & Wellspromoted six lawyers to counsel in its New York and Washington offices: Robert E. Creese is a senior associate in M&A and earned his law degree Cornell Law School; Michael King focuses on U.S. securities regulation of domestic and foreign financial institutions and earned his law degree from American University; Tim Korth’s work encompasses a broad rang of corporate transactions; he earned his law degree at the University of Notre Dame. Jim Miller specializes in complex regulatory investigations and class action litigation; he earned his law degree from Fordham Law. Stephen Quine specializes in banking and insolvency; he earned his law degree from Albany Law School of Union University. Kirsten Wolfe specializes in antitrust counseling and litigation; she earned her law degree from Georgetown Law Center. NEW HIRES New York’s Proskauer Roseannounced that Janet B. Korins, formerly a partner with Goodwin Procter, has joined the firm as a partner in its tax department. Korins specializes in structuring domestic and international commercial transactions. Korins received her undergraduate and law degrees from Harvard University. Michael D. Wolk will join Foley & Lardneras a partner in its Washington, D.C., office June 22. Wolk will focus his practice on SEC, exchange and NASD compliance and enforcement matters. Morrison & Foersteradded six new attorneys to its San Diego office. The group includes one of counsel and five associates, bringing the total number of attorneys in the San Diego office to 37. In addition, two intellectual property analysts and two marketing professionals have joined the office. Russell Smith joins as of counsel in the Corporate Finance Group. Smith received his law degree, cum laude, from Brigham Young University in 1992. Bruce Grant joins as an associate in the intellectual property practice group. He received his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2000 and is licensed to practice in California. Merrili Escue is an associate in the labor and employment law department. Escue earned her law degree, cum laude, from theUniversity of San Diego in 1996. John Scott transferred from Morrison & Foerster’s Palo Alto office and is an associate in the intellectual property practice group. Scott received his law degree from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1998. Shannon Dailey is an associate in the litigation department. She earned her law degree from the University of California, Davis in 1996. Rupa Gupta is an associate in the litigation department. Gupta received her law degree from New York University in1999. Philip Morin is an intellectual property analyst who relocated to San Diego from the firm’s Washington D.C. office. He received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Princeton University, where he conducted original research on the deposition of amorphous semiconducting materials for use in large-scale solar power generation. He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a patent agent. Brenda Wallach is a patent agent whose practice focuses on patent prosecution and due diligence and encompasses all fields of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. She received a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She was a postdoctoral fellow in the department of Molecular Pharmacology at Stanford University School of Medicine. Wallach is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Rajka Hayden joins as the marketing manager for the San Diego and Orange County offices. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, she spent 10 years in various marketing positions at Baker & McKenzie. She received her undergraduate degree from UC Irvine in 1983. Wende Arrollado, who has been with the firm’s litigation and technology services groups for seven years, has been promoted to marketing coordinator for the San Diego and Orange County offices. She received her MBA from UC Irvine in 2000. Atlanta’s King & Spaldingelected 12 partners. In the Atlanta office, Glenn M. Fortin in the corporate practice group; Kathryn M. Furman in the corporate practice group; Karen S. Guarino in the special matters practice group; Homes J. Hawkins III in the IP practice group; Mark M. Maloney in the commercial finance and creditors’ rights practice group; Scott L. Marrah in the special matters practice group; Michael M. Raeber in the commercial litigation practice group; and Todd D. Wozniak in the labor and employment practice group. In the Houston office, Jennifer J. De la Rosa in the corporate practice group. In the Washington, D.C. office, Duane W. Layton in the international trade & customs practice group; James T. Phalen in the litigation practice group; Jeffrey S. Spigel in the antitrust practice group. EVENTS This Thursday and Friday, in New York, the 13th Annual Forum on International Tax Withholding and Information Reporting will focus on the overhaul of the nonresident withholding tax regulations, in full effect since December 2000. Alston & Bird‘s Edward Tanenbaum will speak on a panel addressing the practical problems and issues associated with qualified intermediaries. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA On the Move North The Recorder The latest news on lawyer moves in Northern California includes an announcement about Jonathan Lowell, who has joined Curiale Dellaverson Hirschfeld Kelly & Kraemer as of counsel in the firm’s San Francisco headquarters. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA On the Move South The Recorder The latest news on lawyer moves in Southern California includes news that San Diego’s Vantage Law Group hired Kathleen “Kitty” Juniper as of counsel. She will focus her practice on regulatory law and public policy advocacy. NEW JERSEY On the Move New Jersey Law Journal Lawyer news from New Jersey includes announcements about the law firm of Louis Capelli Jr. in Collingswood, which welcomes Dennis Young, a former associate with Legg & Wilson in Parkesburg, Pa. TEXAS Newmakers Lawyer news from Texas includes announcements from Conley, Rose & Tayon, which elected Dwayne K. Goetzel as a shareholder in the Austin office; and Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, which hired James M. Gary as a partner in Austin. WASHINGTON, D.C. On the Move Legal Times A roundup of recent promotions and new arrivals at law firms in the metropolitan D.C. area: This week includes news that Timothy Edgar has joined the D.C. national office of the American Civil Liberties Union as legislative counsel.

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