• Patton Boggs has added Shawn Creedon as a partner in the corporate finance group. He joins from Silver Point Capital, where he was a senior analyst. His experience includes principal investing, bankruptcy and restructuring and tax planning, and he focuses on middle market finance transactions.

• Andrew Hulsh has joined Dechert as a corporate partner. Hulsh, who focuses on complex domestic and cross-border private equity and M&A transactions, was a partner at Mayer Brown, where he was coleader of the North American private equity practice.

• Tarter Krinsky & Drogin has added Charles Pierce Jr. as a counsel in the construction practice. Pierce, who also counsels clients in real estate, insurance and corporate law, was a solo practitioner.

• Iryna Lomaga Carey has joined the real estate department of Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever as a partner focusing on commercial real estate transactions. She was a partner at Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard.

• Shearman & Sterling has elected Daniel Lewis , litigation, to the partnership.

• Blank Rome has elected Michelle Gitlitz Courtney , corporate, as a partner.