Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott (Pittsburgh): Carolyn Batz McGee joins the firm’s litigation division as an associate in the Pittsburgh office. McGee will focus her practice on general commercial litigation and products liability. Previously, she was an attorney at Cipriani & Werner. McGee received her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law in 2008.

Haynes and Boone (Dallas): Justin White joins the firm’s intellectual property practice group as of counsel to the San Jose, Calif., office. White will focus his practice on preparing and prosecuting patent applications in a wide variety of mechanical, electrical and software technologies. Previously, White was a senior associate at Beyer Law Group. He received his J.D. from the University of California Hastings College of the Law in 2000.

Pepper Hamilton (Philadelphia): Tristan Tyler joins the firm’s corporate and securities practice group as an associate in the Princeton, N.J., office. Tyler will focus his practice on corporate and securities matters. Previously, he was an associate at Latham & Watkins. Tyler received his J.D. from the College of William and Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law in 2007.