Lawyers On the Move

Ryan Sakacs has joined Kasowitz Benson Torres as special counsel in the firm’s commercial litigation group. Prior to joining , he was appointed counsel to the New York State Department of State.

Carol Crossett has joined Tully Rinckey as a partner. She was formerly a partner at Bellavia Blatt & Crossett.

Richards Kibbe & Orbe has added bankruptcy lawyer Christopher Andrew Jarvinen to the firm as a partner. He joins from Berger Singerman.

Latham & Watkins announced that Michael Haas has joined the firm as a partner in the finance department and member of the real estate practice. He joins from Jones Day.

Goodwin has added Kristopher Brown and Jonathan Schur as partners in the firm’s New York office. They will join the firm’s life science practice. Both were previously at Dechert.

Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted international arbitration attorney Amal Bouchenaki to partner.

Whitney Seltzer has joined Foley & Mansfield in the firm’s NYCAL defense team. Prior to joining, she was with Darger Errante.