AKERMAN SENTERFITT

Christopher Oprison joins the firm’s litigation practice group as partner and will focus on white-collar criminal defense. Previously, Oprison was a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Oprison earned his J.D. from George Washington University Law School.

JONES DAY

Bruce Olcott joins the firm’s government regulation practice as partner and will focus on wireless, satellite and wireline communications industry matters. Previously, Olcott was a partner at Squire Sanders. Olcott earned his J.D. from Columbia Law School.

PERKINS COIE

Barak Cohen has joined the firm’s white-collar and investigations practice as senior counsel to the Washington office. Previously, Cohen served as a trial attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Cohen received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

VORYS, SATER, SEYMOUR AND PEASE

Vincent DeLuca joins the firm’s technology and intellectual property group as partner and will focus on patent law. Previously, DeLuca was a partner at Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg. DeLuca earned his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law.

ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER

Michael Schlanger joins the firm’s civil litigation practice as counsel and will focus on commercial litigation. Previously, he was senior counsel to Covington & Burling. Schlanger earned his J.D. from George Wash­ington University Law School.