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LATERALS

Barnes & Thornburg (Indianapolis): David Schack joins the firm’s litigation department as partner in the Los Angeles office and will focus on insurance litigation and counseling for policyholders. Previously, Schack was a partner at K&L Gates. Additionally, Connie Lahn joins the firm’s finance, insolvency and restructuring department as partner in the Minneapolis office and will focus on bankruptcy law. Previously, Lahn was a partner at Fafinski Mark & Johnson.

Burr & Forman (Birmingham): Thomas Allen joins the firm’s tort trial and insurance practice as partner in the Atlanta office and will focus on litigation related to products liability, toxic exposure, environmental contamination and construction accidents and defects. Previously, Allen was a partner at Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial.

Fisher & Phillips (Atlanta): Jason Geller joins the firm as partner in the San Francisco office and will focus on employment litigation and dispute counseling. Previously, Geller was a partner at Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson.

Foley & Lardner: Kamran Mirrafati joins the firm’s labor and employment practice as partner and will be located in both the San Francisco and Los Angeles ­offices. He will focus on management-side labor relations. Previously, Mirrafati was a partner at Seyfarth Shaw.

Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe (New York): Joseph Ginsberg joins the firm’s real estate practice as partner and will focus on development, financing and leasing of properties. Previously, Ginsberg was a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.

Greenberg Traurig: Nicholas Secco joins the firm’s litigation practice as partner in the Tampa office and will focus on products liability and commercial disputes. Previously, Secco was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis.

Holland & Knight: Richard Furey joins the structured finance and aircraft finance practices as partner and will split his time between the New York and Miami offices. He will focus on international and U.S. domestic asset and infrastructure finance. Previously, Furey was a partner at White & Case. Additionally, Howard Suh joins the intellectual property practice as partner in the New York office and will focus on patent litigation for life-science companies. Previously, Suh was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis in New York.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton (Atlanta): Heather Preston joins the firm’s corporate tax team as partner in the Atlanta office and will focus on federal income tax matters in connection with domestic and cross- border joint ventures and strategic alliances. Previously, Preston was a partner at Arnall Golden Gregory.

Littler Mendelson (San Francisco): Arthur Carter joins the firm as partner in the Dallas office and will focus on employment and labor law. Previously, Carter was a partner at Haynes and Boone. Additionally, Ricardo Martínez-Rojas joins the firm as partner in the Mexico City office and will focus on labor and employment issues. Previously, Martínez-Rojas was a partner at Baker & McKenzie.

NEW ARRIVALS

Alston & Bird (Atlanta): David Revelt joins the firm’s real estate finance and investment group as counsel to the Los Angeles office and will focus on real estate, financing and corporate transaction matters. Previously, Revelt was director of development at Solar Electric Solutions.

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck: Robert MacAneney joins the firm as partner in the New York office and will focus on coverage disputes and litigation. Previously, MacAneney was senior complex claims director at American International Group Inc.

Nixon Peabody: Vincent Casey joins the firm’s project finance practice as partner in the New York office and will focus on transportation, energy and infrastructure project financing. Previously, Casey was counsel to Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe.

Quarles & Brady (Milwaukee): Leslie Tector joins the firm’s health law practice group as partner in the Milwaukee office and will focus on research compliance and regulatory health care matters. Previously, Tector was of counsel to Drinker Biddle & Reath.

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.