Sean Hayes and Edward (Ted) Ughetta have joined Nixon Peabody‘s private equity team. Hayes was a partner at Dentons US, and Ughetta was a partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson. In addition, Nixon Peabody has named finance and corporate lawyer Martha Anderson as managing partner of its Buffalo office. She succeeds Susan Roney who served as managing partner of the Buffalo office for the past 15 years and will continue her litigation practice.