• Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom had added Jocelyn Strauber as of counsel in the firm’s white collar crime group, representing companies and individuals in criminal and civil enforcement matters. She was co-chief of the Terrorism and International Narcotics Unit in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District.

• DLA Piper has added Steven Levitsky as of counsel in the firm’s antitrust and trade regulation practice. He was practicing at Duane Morris.

• Haynes and Boone has added Dave Calabrese as a partner focusing on commercial real estate, encompassing conveyancing, leasing and financing. He was counsel at Bryan Cave. The firm also added mergers and acquisitions attorney Arman Kuyumjian as of counsel. He was an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

• BuckleySandler has added Walter Zalenski as a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C . and New York offices. He advises banks and other entities on regulatory and consumer finance issues and corporate and transactional matters. He was practicing at Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

• New York Life has named Katherine O’Brien as chief human resources officer. She is currently senior vice president and chief corporate counsel, leading all corporate practice teams in the office of the general counsel.

• Jeremy Shure has rejoined Akerman as of counsel and a member of the emerging companies practice. He joined from Excel Capital Partners.

Judge Conrad Singer was named New York State Family Court Judge of the Year by the New York State Family Court Judges Association for his outstanding and dedicated service. Singer is a family court judge in Nassau County. The association, composed of judges from throughout New York state, promotes the administration of justice in the Family Court and efficiency of the court.