Jones Day has lured three partners away from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, including the former co-leader of the national litigation practice and the current managing partner of the Orange County, Calif., office.

Richard Ruben, who co-led the litigation practice until announcing that he would switch firms; Darren Cottriel, office managing partner; and Ralph Blakeney will all be joining Jones Day’s Irvine, Calif., office.