• Cooley has added intellectual property lawyers Walter Hanchuk and John Kheit as partners. Hanchuk joins as chair of the New York IP practice. They were partners at Chadbourne & Parke, where Hanchuk chaired the IP practice and Kheit led the mobile technology practice.

• Carter Ledyard & Milburn has added Christian Moretti as a partner in its corporate department and cochair of its European cross-border practice. Moretti, who focuses on advising domestic and international companies and private equity firms in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities law matters and technology and other commercial transactions, was a partner at Venable.

• Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel has added corporate attorney George Silfen as a partner in the financial services group. Silfen, who was a partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel, advises on regulatory and compliance matters associated with investment companies and investment advisory, brokerage, securities custody and transfer agent services.

• Mark Levine has joined Akerman Senterfitt as of counsel in the real estate practice on the land use and development team. He was with Herrick, Feinstein, where he served as chair of land use and environmental group.

• Proskauer Rose has promoted Martin Hamilton, tax, to the partnership. Also, Brian Friedman, litigation; Evandro Gigante, labor and employment; and Jordan Leader, litigation, were named senior counsel.

• Ropes & Gray has named three New York lawyers as partners: Jessica Taylor O’Mary, hedge funds; Leslie Spencer, intellectual property litigation; and Alex Zeltser, finance. The firm also promoted to counsel Turner Buford, government enforcement; Christopher Parsons, private equity; and Louis Somma, securities and public companies.

• Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello & Bohrer has promoted three attorneys to counsel: Lara Covington, white-collar defense investigations and enforcement actions; Rachel Hemani, white-collar criminal defense and regulatory enforcement; and Jasmine Juteau, civil litigation and enforcement actions.