Fox Rothschild has brought on Michael Clark as a corporate department partner in the Los Angeles office. Clark previously was a partner at Seyfarth Shaw and Norton Rose Fulbright.

Greenberg Gross has brought on Becky James as a partner in its Los Angeles office, where she will lead the firm’s appellate practice group. Previously, James founded and owned her own appellate boutique law firm.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Newman has joined Perkins Coie‘s San Francisco office as senior counsel in its tax controversy practice. Newman spent 12 years with the Department of Justice, with two years in the Tax Division.

Patrick Somers joined Kendall Brill & Kelly as a civil litigation partner in the Los Angeles office. Somers previously worked at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

Tyler Welti joined Venable‘s environmental practice as counsel in the San Francisco office. Welti previously worked at Morrison & Foerster and is a former trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice.

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