• Venable has added Brian Turoff as of counsel in the labor and employment practice. He was with Bryan Cave.

• Uniondale-based Farrell Fritz has promoted to counsel Kathryn Cole, commercial litigation; David Curry, real estate, construction and distressed assets; Frank Santoro, trusts and estates, concentrating in estate litigation; and Aaron Zerykier, commercial litigation.

• Baker & Hostetler has elected to its partnership Dennis Cohen, white-collar investigations and complex commercial litigations; Sammi Malek, white-collar criminal defense, internal corporate investigations and compliance, complex civil litigation; Geoffrey North, complex commercial litigation; and Geraldine Ponto, corporate reorganization law, creditor/debtor relations law.

• Immigration firm Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy has elected Amy Fallon and Jenny Schrager to partner. They counsel on employment-based temporary and permanent visa categories, family-based permanent resident applications and immigration compliance.

• Genser Dubow Genser & Cona in Melville has promoted Paul Hyl to the partnership. He manages the trust and estates department.

• Stroock & Stroock & Lavan has promoted Charles Cantine, intellectual property, to partner. The firm also promoted to special counsel Beth Clark, litigation, and Jason Sobel, intellectual property.

• Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has elected to its partnership Robert Hora, litigation and arbitration, and Samuel Khalil, financial restructuring.

• Pryor Cashman has named to its partnership Andrea Gendel, real estate. The firm also elevated to of counsel Mona Simonian, litigation, and Seth Lieberman, bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights.

• Reed Smith has promoted to partner Casey Laffey, commercial litigation; Harry Rimm, commercial litigation; and John Scalzo, financial industry. The firm also elevated to of counsel Jennifer Guidea, life sciences health industry.