Aimee Contreras-Camua joined Pircher, Nichols and Meeks as a partner in the institutional lending practice. She focuses her practice on representing institutional lenders, real estate funds, opportunity funds, banks, life insurance companies, developers and real estate investors. Previously, she was a partner at Sidley Austin. She will be based in Los Angeles.
King & Spalding brought on Amanda Hayes-Kibreab as a partner in the health care practice in Los Angeles. Previously, she was at Hooper, Lundy & Bookman. King & Spalding also promoted three attorneys to partner: Julia Romano and Susan Vargas in Los Angeles and Daniel Ray in Silicon Valley.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips brought on Neil Sacker as a partner in the entertainment and media practice in Los Angeles. Previously, he was of counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Manatt also promoted six partners in California. Sigrid Waggener, part of the real estate and land use practice, will be based in the San Francisco office. Five attorneys were promoted in Los Angeles: Brandon Young in the government practice, Reid Davis, Sarah Gettings and Viral Mehta in the litigation practice, and Steve Chiu in the health practice.
Perkins Coie will relocate its San Diego office on Dec. 10. The new office resides at 11452 El Camino Real, Suite 300, and will accommodate roughly 40 San Diego-based attorneys and provide space for the firm’s planned growth in the city.
Geoffrey Perusse joined Rimon Law as a partner in the financial services practice group. Perusse focuses his practice on private fund formation, investment activities, securities regulation and compliance matters. He previously was a partner at VLP Law Group. He will split time between the firm’s San Francisco and Lake Tahoe offices.
Armilla Staley-Ngomo joined Brown Law Group as an associate. Previously, Staley-Ngomo was an assistant in the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Central District of California and the District of Nevada. She will be based in San Diego.
Peg Carew Toledo joined Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer as counsel in the environmental practice. She previously was in private practice in Sacramento, and has more than two decades of experience counseling companies on California’s Proposition 65. She will split time between the firm’s San Francisco and Sacramento offices.