PROMOTIONS

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck (Denver): Mitchell Lang­berg has been promoted to office managing partner of the firm's Los Angeles office and will be responsible for handling strategic growth and management of the office. Langberg focuses his practice on entertainment and business litigation.

NEW ARRIVALS

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld: Steven Reich joins the firm's white-collar defense and government-investigations practice as partner in the New York office and will represent companies and individuals in criminal and civil litigation. Previously, Reich served as an associate deputy attorney general in the U.S. Department of Justice.

LATERALS

Carter Ledyard & Milburn (New York): John Griem Jr. joins the firm's intellectual property department as partner and will focus on patent litigation and license and technology development. Previously, Griem was a partner at Loeb & Loeb.

Dykema Gossett: Victor Johnson joins the intellectual property group as partner in the Dallas office and will focus on patent, trademark, brand protection, anti-counterfeiting and trade-secrets misappropriation litigation. Previously, he was a partner at the Yarbrough Law Group.

Fish & Richardson: Sheryl Garko joins the firm's intellectual property litigation group as of counsel to the Boston office and will focus on patent, trademark, copyright, trade-secrets and false-advertising litigation. Previously, Garko was counsel to Goodwin Procter.

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale (St. Louis): Thadford Felton joins the firm's litigation practice group as partner in the Chicago office and will focus on commercial litigation and acting as outside general counsel for privately held companies. Previously, Felton was a partner at Arnstein & Lehr.

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips (Los Angeles): Donna Wilson joins the firm's litigation division as partner in the Los Angeles office. She will focus on consumer class actions and business litigation, with an emphasis on financial services, data security and privacy. Previously, Wilson was a partner at BuckleySandler.

McCarter & English (Newark, N.J.): James Coffey joins the firm's corporate, securities and financial institutions practice as partner in the Boston office and will focus on funding issues for startup and early-stage companies in multiple industries, and transactional matters. Previously, Coffey was a partner at Nutter McClennen & Fish.

Paul Hastings: Shahzeb Lari joins the firm's litigation practice as partner in the New York office and will focus on commercial and financial litigation, including securities and antitrust class actions. Previously, Lari was a partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson.

Sidley Austin: Herschel Hamner III joins the firm's global finance practice as partner in the Houston office and will represent borrowers and agent banks in syndicated bank financings and other lending transactions. Previously, Hamner was a partner at Baker Botts.

Squire Sanders: Nava Hazan joins the firm's restructuring and insolvency practice group as partner in the New York office and will advise clients on cross-border insolvency matters, including Chapter 15 cases. Previously, Hazan was a partner at McDermott Will & Emery.

Ulmer & Berne (Cleveland): Patrick King joins the firm's financial services and securities litigation practice group as ­partner in the Chicago office and will focus on securities and commodities litigation and arbitration. Previously, King was a partner at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg.

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker (New York): Ben Patrick joins the firm's national construction team as partner practicing in the Miami and San Francisco offices. He will focus on construction industry projects and intellectual property. Previously, Patrick was a partner at Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald.

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Movers is compiled and written by Tasha Norman. Please send material to her at The National Law Journal, 120 Broadway, Fifth Floor, New York, N.Y. 10271, or tnorman@alm.com.