Avi Schick has joined Troutman Sanders. Previously, he was a deputy attorney general in the New York State Attorney General’s office.
Ryan McNaughton has joined King & Spalding as counsel. He was previously at Paul Weiss.
Morrison & Foerster has added Anthony Carbone and Jay Blaivas as partners. Carbone joins from Willkie Farr & Gallagher, and Blaivas joins from Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies.
Phillips Lytle has hired Peter Bellacosa as a partner in the firm’s litigation group. He joins from Kirkland & Ellis.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan has added private wealth lawyer Shifra Herzberg. She was previously at Greenberg Traurig.
Freeborn & Peters has elevated attorney Daniel Hargraves to equity partner. He joined the firm when Hargraves, McConnell & Costigan combined with Freeborn.
Cassandra Vogel has joined Yankwitt as counsel. She joins from Kostelanetz & Fink.
Allen & Overy has hired Stephen Besen as a partner in its M&A practice. He joins from Shearman & Sterling.
Vincenzo Paparo has joined Orrick has a partner. He was previously at Proskauer Rose.
David Bauer, Mark DiFiore, Brian Hirsch, Tatiana Martins, and Derek Walters have been elected partners at Davis Polk.
John Bové, managing clerk with Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass, was elected as president of the Managing Attorneys and Clerks Association. Other officers elected include Peter McGowan, Bradley Rank, and Owen Wallace.