Resources and mining attorney MATHIEU HANAUT has left Jones Day to join Baker & McKenzie. Hanaut’s practice as a partner in the firm’s office in Sydney, Australia, will focus on resources and cross-border M&As.
 
MARIANNE ADRIATICO has joined Duane Morris as a partner in the firm’s real estate practice group in San Diego. Adriatico, formerly at real estate and business law firm HechtSolberg, handles matters ranging from common-interest development to commercial lending.
 
DAVID BOGAN has left Robinson & Cole to become a partner in the Hartford office of Edwards Wildman. Bogan, who led the utilities group at his previous firm, advises clients on a range of public utility and energy regulation issues.
 
Epstein Becker & Green has added a member to its health care and life sciences practice in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. KIM TYRRELL-KNOTT, previously an associate general counsel at GE Healthcare IT, advises clients on matters including compliance counseling, medical device approvals, and complex commercial transactions.
 
Fulbright & Jaworski has brought on a new partner to handle international matters in the firm’s St. Louis and Dubai offices. JOSEPH COLAGIOVANNI, whose expertise includes litigation related to construction and engineering, was previously a partner at SNR Denton.
 
Trial lawyer MARTHA VAN OOT has joined Jackson Lewis as a partner in its Portsmouth, New Hampshire, office. Van Oot’s practice includes complex commercial and employment litigation. She was previously a shareholder at New Hampshire firm Orr and Reno.
 
Katten Muchin Rosenman UK has added a partner in its London office. Finance and tax attorney SANJAY MEHTA joins Katten from British law firm Stephenson Harwood and handles matters ranging from private equity transactions to tax disputes.
 
Morrison & Foerster has hired two of counsel in the firm’s Denver office. KELLEY HOWES was previously general counsel at investment firm Janus Capital Group, while BRIAN NEIL HOFFMAN was a senior enforcement attorney at the Securities and Exchange Commissioni in Chicago. Hoffman has also previously been an associate at Morrison & Foerster.
 
Proskauer Rose has added MARY CONSALVI as a partner in its patent law group in New York. Consalvi, formerly the president and general counsel of biotechnology company NetBio Systems Inc., will handle patent litigation in the biotech field.
 
SNR Denton has hired two new partners for its New York office. Corporate partner MICHAEL BARZ, formerly of DLA Piper, advises on infrastructure financing and has experience handling matters abroad, including in Indonesia and India. KENNETH WRIGHT JR., previously a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, joins the firm’s capital markets practice, where he will handle a variety of financial transactions.
 
Two of counsel have joined Wilson Elser’s Dallas office. VALERI WILLIAMS, a former broadcast reporter who won an Emmy for her journalism,was formerly at the Dallas-based commercial litigation boutique Figari & Davenport. Williams handles business litigation and employment and labor matters. JAMES SEARS BRYANT comes from Lester Loving & Davies and has held a number of administrative and in-house counsel posts at institutions including Union Theological Seminary and Dartmouth College. His practice includes a range of matters related to higher education and nonprofit organizations.
 
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