Moses & Singer has elevated Lindsay R. Kaplan to partner in the firm’s Corporate/M&A group and Nahum Palefski to partner in the firm’s Real Estate Group. The firm has also hired two new partners in it’s Intellectual Property practice: Toby Butterfield joins from Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz and Gregory Shatan joins from Bortstein Legal Group. Jason E. Johnson has become of counsel to the firm’s Healthcare Group.

Mikhail Ratner has joined Emergent as a partner in the firm’s commercial litigation and business advice practices. Prior to joining the firm, he had his own practice.

Barton has announced that Robert A. Rubenfeld has joined the firm as a partner in its Real Estate Practice. Previously he was the chair of the Real Estate Department at Eaton & Van Winkle.

Moritt Hock & Hamroff has named Michelle E. Espey as counsel and Stephen J. Ginsberg as partner. Both were associates at the firm.

Farrell Fritz has promoted Matthew D. Donovan and Frank T. Santoro to partner. The firm has also hired Nicholas G. Moneta as a first-year associate.

Connie Fratianni has joined Katten Muchin Rosenman as special counsel in the firm’s Commercial Finance Practice. She was formerly at Shearman & Stirling.

Levin Lee has promoted two associates, Miriam L. Alinikoff and Christos G. Papapetrou to partner, effective Feb. 1.


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