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Ford O’Brien is pleased to announce that Adam Pollock has joined the firm as a partner. Previously he served as an assistant attorney general in the New York State Attorney General’s Office.

Rimon has added finance and insolvency attorney Douglas Schneller as partner. He joins from Winston & Strawn, where he was also partner.

Brian Fraser has joined Akerman as a partner in the firm’s litigation practice group. He was previously with Richards Kibbe & Orbe.

Debevoise & Plimpton has named Morgan J. Hayes, Rafael Kariyev, Sue Meng and Ramya Tiller as partners, effective July 1, 2017.

Fox Rothschild has added Marc H. Simon as partner to the firm’s entertainment law practice. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner at Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard. Also joining the firm from Cowan is associate Daniel Benge.

Loeb & Loeb has announced that veteran payments technology attorney Stephen Aschettino has joined as a partner in the firm’s advanced media and technology department and will also chair its payments technology practice. He was formerly a partner at Foley & Lardner.

Ropes & Gray welcomes Lisa Bebchick who has joined the firm’s business & securities litigation practice as a partner. She was previously at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson.

Mayer Brown has added a three-lawyer team led by partner Leah Samit Robinson to expand the firm’s state & local tax group. She is joined by counsel Amy Nogid and associate Douglas Upton. All three previously were at Eversheds Sutherland.


Have a move to announce? All potential items for “On the Move” should be addressed to Patricia Kane at pkane@alm.com.