Lawyers On the Move

Keith L. Krasney has joined Morgan Lewis as a partner in the firm’s structured transactions practice. He was previously at Locke Lord.

Martin S. Bloor has joined Cozen O’Connor as a member. He was formerly a partner at Pepper Hamilton.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges has elected Adam Banks, Evert Christensen, David Griffiths and Eoghan Keenan as partners. Brian Drozda, Jacob Ebin and Shawn Kodes were elected as counsel. The elections are effective Jan. 1.

White & Case has promoted Poonam Gupta and Amit H. Thakore as counsel. Gupta is the firm’s director of immigration services. Thakore is with the firm’s global intellectual property practice.

Stephen Novakidis has joined Foley & Mansfield as of counsel with the firm’s national asbestos defense team. He was formerly with Malaby & Bradley.

Cooley has elected Tanisha James, Jeff Laretto, Gerard O’Shea and Adriana Lofaro Wirtz to the firm’s partnership effective Jan. 1.

Anderson Kill has added Christopher Armstrong as a shareholder. He was formerly with DLA Piper.

Shearman & Sterling has elected K. Mallory Brennan, Paul Epstein, Richard Fischetti, Jeff Hoschander, Grissel A. Mercado, Daniel Reich and Heiko Schiwek to the firm’s partnership, effective Jan. 1.

Andrew J. Olek has joined Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman as an associate in the firm’s corporate & securities practice group.