Bradley Arant Boult Cummings (Birmingham, Ala.): Leigh Anne Hodge joins the firm’s health care practice as partner in the Birmingham office and will focus on medical malpractice, products liability and other litigation. Previously, Hodge was a partner at Balch & Bingham.

Davidoff Hutcher & Citron (New York): Thomas Mohen joins the firm as partner in the New York and Garden City, N.Y., offices and will focus on general business matters, employment law and commercial litigation. Previously, he was a partner at Mohen & Treacy.

Dinsmore & Shohl (Cincinnati): Karen Hockstad joins the firm’s corporate department as partner in the Colum­bus, Ohio, office and will focus on complex commercial litigation, business and tax law, business succession planning, employment law and related litigation. Previously, Hockstad was a partner at Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge.

Goodwin Procter (Boston): Lawrence Chu joins the firm’s ­business law department as partner in the Menlo Park, Calif., office and will focus on mergers and acquisitions, dispositions and corporate finance transactions in the technology, Internet, financial technology, electronic commerce and biotechnology industries. Previously, Chu was a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Kaye Scholer (New York): Annette Bödeker joins the firm as head of the corporate department in the Frankfurt, Germany, office and will focus on corporate governance, compliance matters and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Previously, Bödeker was a partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.

Locke Lord: Paul Kaplan joins the firm’s litigation department and antitrust ­practice group as partner in the New York office and will focus on federal and state litigation and regulatory matters. Previously, Kaplan was a partner at Alston & Bird.

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy (New York): Neil Caddy joins the firm’s leveraged finance practice as partner in the London office and will focus on major acquisition financings and restructurings, particularly in the United Kingdom and across Europe. Previously, Caddy was a partner at Mayer Brown.

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe: Peter Vogl joins the firm’s intellectual ­property practice as partner in the New York office and will focus on trademark, trade dress, false advertising, anti-­counterfeiting and trade secrets litigation. Previously, Vogl was co-leader of the global trademark, unfair competition and copyright group at Jones Day.


Barnes & Thornburg (Indianapolis): Kenneth Suzan joins the firm’s intellectual property department as of counsel to the Minneapolis office and will focus on trademark law and strategy. Previously, Suzan was a partner at Hodgson Russ.

Littler Mendelson (San Francisco): Jarrett Andrews joins the firm as partner in the Dallas office and will focus on litigating labor and employment claims. Previously, Andrews was managing counsel for Energy Future Holdings Corp.

O’Melveny & Myers: Mark Easton rejoins the firm’s mergers and acquisitions practice group as partner in the Los Angeles office and will focus on advising on public and private company mergers and acquisitions, Securities and Exchange Commission compliance and corporate governance matters. Previously, Easton was deputy general counsel at Warner Brothers Entertainment Inc.

Sanford Wittels & Heisler (Wash­ington): Ross Brooks joins the firm as senior litigation counsel and head of the firm’s qui tam practice in the New York office and will focus on representing whistleblowers in False Claims Act cases. Previously, Brooks was a partner at Milberg.

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