Los Angeles-based Ryan Lapine joined Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz as a partner in the litigation group. He will handle insurance recovery, intellectual property, trust and estate, and complex business cases on behalf of celebrities, high-net-worth individuals and corporate clients. According to LinkedIn, Lapine was previously a partner at Diamond McCarthy.

Best Best & Krieger added partner Allison Borkenheim to its labor and employment practice. Borkenheim joins the firm’s Irvine office from GAP Legal, according to LinkedIn. She has prior experience working in human resources and represents clients in cases involving allegation of harassment and discrimination, whistleblower claims, and wage and hour issues.