Lawyers On the Move

Cybersecurity and intellectual property lawyer Mark Francis has joined Holland & Knight as a partner. He previously practiced at Reed Smith.

• Advertising litigator Holly Melton has joined Crowell & Moring as a partner in the firm’s advertising and media practice. She joins from Baker Hostetler.

• Greenspoon Marder has hired James Mann as a partner in the firm’s tax practice. Prior to joining he was a consulting advisor at PwC.

• Hughes Hubbard & Reed has named partner Hagit Muriel Elul as co-chair of the firm’s international arbitration practice. Elul joined the firm in 2002 and was promoted to partner in 2011.

• John Maloney has joined the tech platform Bodhala as SVP and head of Client Success. He was formerly commercial director at Bloomberg Law.

• Crowell & Moring has added John Davis as senior counsel in the firm’s e-discovery & information management practice. He was most recently with UBS, where he was executive director and counsel in the litigation and investigations groups and head of its global complex cases–e-discovery unit.

• Ropes & Gray has announced its largest round of partner and counsel promotions in the firm’s history. In the New York office, Martin Crisp, Danna Kivell and Laura Steinke have been promoted to partner. Lindsey Goldstein and Rachel Phillips have been named as counsel.