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IDX Systems Corp., a software provider for the health care industry, has hired William F. Grieco as senior vice president and general counsel. Grieco was formerly senior vice president and general counsel at Fresenius Medical Care Holdings — a W.R. Grace entity that is the largest provider of dialysis products and services. Before that he practiced at Boston’s Choate, Hall & Stewart for 14 years. The New York-based TrizecHahn Corp. has named Elizabeth Lanier to the post of senior vice president and general counsel of its real estate investment trust, Trizec Properties Inc., which is scheduled to be launched this month. Lanier joins TrizecHahn from GE Power Systems, where she was vice president responsible for legal and compliance issues, and handled more than $3 billion worth of acquisitions since 1998. Deputy General Counsel Kathryn Lamme has stepped up to general counsel at Dayton, Ohio-based Standard Register, a document management provider for the health care and financial industries. Before joining Standard in 1998, Lamme was a partner at Dayton’s Turner, Granzow & Hollenkamp. Duke Energy Gas Transmission has selected David G. Unruh to oversee its legal affairs in the United States and Canada. Unruh, senior vice president and general counsel, is based in the company’s Canadian headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was previously senior vice president of law at Westcoast Energy Inc. Reichhold Inc. has promoted long-time assistant general counsel Dan Uyesato to general counsel. Reichhold, based in Research Triangle Park, N.C., produces surface coatings used on automobiles, appliances and other commercial products. Uyesato has served as assistant general counsel for the past 12 years, concentrating on environmental safety and also toxic tort and products liability litigation. He also spent 11 years of his career with General Electric Co. as counsel of environmental protection. He will now oversee global legal affairs for Reichhold, which is owned by Tokyo’s Dainippon Ink & Chemicals, a producer of inks and polyester resins. Charles Savoni resigned his position as assistant general counsel at Cannon Computer Systems to become general counsel for Artemis International Solutions Corp. in Newport Beach, Calif. Artemis is a 26-year-old company that provides “enterprise” software and Web technology to facilitate corporate projects. Savoni spent three years in-house at the McDonnell Douglas Corp. before he moved to Cannon. He also practiced with Chicago’s Seyfarth Shaw and Bryan Cave. Peter A. Vincour has moved to Degussa Corp. to become vice president and general counsel of the Parsippany, N.J.-based chemicals provider. Vincour joins Degussa from SKW Americas Inc. in Beachwood, Ohio, where he was chief legal officer. Degussa is a subsidiary of the Germany-based parent Degussa A.G. Vincour will direct legal affairs in North America. Worldspan has promoted associate general counsel Margaret K. Cassidy to vice president. Cassidy joined the company 12 years ago as an attorney. She now represents Worldspan in distribution and contract affairs and oversees patents, human resources, benefits and compliance programs. Atlanta-based Worldspan provides commerce and connectivity services to the travel industry. Foot Locker Inc. has elevated Deputy General Counsel Dennis E. Sheehan to vice president. He joined the athletic footwear retailer in 1982 and was most recently promoted to deputy general counsel in 2001. Before Foot Locker, Sheehan worked for a subsidiary of McDonnell Douglas and practiced at Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts. New York-based Foot Locker operates 3,600 stores. Nash Finch Co., a Fortune 500 food retailer out of Minneapolis, has hired Kathleen E. McDermott from Collier Shannon Scott in Washington, D.C. McDermott, whose practice has focused on food industry issues, will be senior vice president and general counsel of the company, which had annual revenues of $4.1 billion. Nash Finch operates 112 stores throughout the Midwest under names that include Sun Mart, Buy-n-Save and Econofoods. Before her law firm practice, McDermott was chief legal officer of American Stores Co., now Albertson’s. Jim Edwards has signed on as vice president and general counsel at Wireless Knowledge, a San Diego data solutions provider that is a division of Qualcomm Inc. He joins from Vapotronics Inc., where he was vice president and general counsel. Prior to that, Edwards spent 13 years in-house at General Atomics, most recently as its general counsel. Roxio Inc. has promoted William E. Growney Jr. to general counsel. Growney joined last year as director of legal affairs after having practiced at Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian in Menlo Park, Calif. He will focus on business growth, and will oversee general legal administration for the 400-employee company. Santa Clara, Calif.-based Roxio markets products for burning CDs and DVDs and tools for photo and video editing. Folsom, Calif.-based Waste Connections Inc. has hired its outside counsel, Robert D. Evans, to the newly created position of executive vice president and general counsel. Evans has been a partner at San Francisco’s Shartsis, Friese & Ginsburg for 24 years. He has advised the waste hauling company as its primary outside counsel since its inception in 1997. He will oversee corporate transactions, capital raising, litigation, compliance and employment. Richard Levin has become general counsel for EquiLend Holdings, which was formed last year by a consortium of 10 financial institutions. The firm negotiates securities transactions between lenders and borrowers. Levin was formerly assistant general counsel and regulatory affairs officer at Knight Trading Group.

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