DLA Piper has expanded its Seattle office with new partner ARAVIND SWAMINATHAN. A former assistant U.S. attorney for the Western District of Washington, Swaminathan practices in the firm’s litigation, white-collar, corporate crime and investigations, and electronic commerce and privacy groups.
LISA ESTRADA has moved from Arent Fox to Foley & Lardner’s New York office. She is a partner in the firm’s health care industry practice, representing health care clients in False Claims Act litigation and investigations.
BRETT KITT is now of counsel in Greenberg Traurig’s financial regulatory and compliance practice in Washington, D.C., advising clients on consumer finance regulatory issues. He comes to the firm from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The Kansas City, Missouri office of Husch Blackwell now counts LYNNETTE SIEGEL as senior counsel in the firm’s educational institutions group. She previously practiced at Stueve Siegel Hanson, a trial firm with offices in Kansas City and San Diego.
McDermott Will & Emery has hired two partners for its white-collar and securities defense practice: Houston-based MICHAEL WYNNE, who was most recently an assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of Texas; and TODD HARRISON, based in New York, who comes to the firm from Patton Boggs.
KEVIN O’MARA is now a partner in the business and finance group at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in New York. He last worked at Jones Day, and will represent private equity and hedge fund clients.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough has added three attorneys to its Atlanta office, including partner ERIC WILENSKY from Foltz Martin Knapp, of counsel CHERYL SHAW from Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers, and one associate. Wilensky works in the areas of commercial real estate investment, joint ventures, borrower financing, and development. Shaw concentrates on corporate law, executive compensation, and employee benefits.
ELAINE GREENBERG has joined Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe’s securities litigation and regulatory enforcement practice as a partner in Washington, D.C. She most recently served as the inaugural chief of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s municipal securities and public pensions enforcement unit, in addition to serving as the associate director of the SEC’s division of enforcement.
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