Matt Reilly – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. Joined as partner in the firm’s antitrust practice in New York; previously director of the Federal Trade Commission.
Tai-Heng Cheng – Quinn Emmanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. Joined as the sixth addition to Quinn’s international arbitration group in the last 9 months.
Bradley Wine and Jonathan Melmed – Morrison & Forrester. Joined as partners. Mr. Wine, recently of Dickstein Shapiro, is now in the firm’s New York office, as co-chair of the firm’s government contractcs group. Mr. Melmed joins the firm from Chadbourne & Parke to head the private equity practice.
Clinton Payne – Hinshaw & Culbertson. Joined the firm’s defense litigation practice; previously at DeMahy Labrador Drake Victor Payne & Cabeza.
Paul Bessette, Michael Biles – King & Spalding. Joined as litigation partners; previously from Greenberg Traurig. In addition, Mr. Bessette will serve as co-chair of the firm’s national securities litigation practice.
Allan Reiss – Morgan Lewis & Bockius. Joined as hired capital markets partner for the firm’s business and finance practice in the New York office; previously a partner at Vinson & Elkins, where he practiced corporate and securities law.
David Gitlin – Greenberg Traurig LLP. Joined as shareholder in the Philadelphia office in the corporate and securities practice; previously a partner at Blank Rome, LLP.
Edmund W. Searby – Baker Hostetler. Joined as partner in the firm’s litigation group in Cleveland, Ohio to focus on white collar defense and corporate investigations, securities litigation, antitrust and commercial litigation; previously at McDonald Hopkins LLC.
David Luce – DLA Piper LLP. Joined the firm’s corporate and finance practice and insurance and reinsurance sector practice in New York; previously a former director in the Fixed Income Division of Credit Suisse.
July 24, 2012
Ephraim Schmeidler and Scott Mortman – Greenberg Traurig. Mr. Schmeidler joined the New York office as mergers and acquisitions attorney; previously with Mayer Brown. Mr. Mortman joined the Tel Aviv office as shareholder in the firm’s corporate and securities practice.
Henry Wang, Bill Au – Mayer Brown. Joined as corporate and securities partners in Beijing. Previously managing partner of Dechert’s Beijing office, and counsel at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, respectively.
Jonathan Kallmer – Crowell & Moring. Joined as counsel in Washington, D.C.; previously deputy assistant U.S. trade representative of investment.
Allen Sussman – Loeb & Loeb. Joined as partner in the firm’s Los Angeles capital markets and corporate practice groups; previously at Reed Smith.
John Goselin – Duane Morris. Joined as partner in Atlanta; previously chief litigation counsel at Cetera Financial Group.
Stephanie Seiffert – Nixon Peabody. Joined as counsel in the firm’s private clients practice in Rochester, New York; previously executive director and senior wealth adviser at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Anthony D’Agostino – Securities Investor Protection Corp. Joined as director; continues as managing director at Bank of America Corp.
Herbert Washer – Cahill Gordon & Reindel. Joined as partner in the New York office.
Leslie Chervokas – Herrick, Feinstein. Joined as counsel; previously special counsel at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.
Shawn Pearson – Barnes & Thornburg. Joined as counsel in the firm’s labor and employment department in Minneapolis; previously in-house counsel for General Mills.
Andrew Block – Mayer Brown. Joined as partner in the firm’s pension group in London; previously at Travers Smith and Linklaters.
Cédric Jacquelet – Proskauer Rose. Joined as international counsel in the firm’s Paris office, to practice labor and employment law; previously at Lavallart Avocats Associés.
Marc Sukkar – Holland & Knight. Joined as partner and associate in Abu Dhabi, to focus his practice on on construction law, energy, and dispute resolution; previously senior counsel to a subsidiary of the Qatar Foundation.
Sungyong Kang and Jinwon Park – O’Melveny & Myers. Joined as attorneys to reside in that office upon approval from the Ministry of Justice.
Antoine Babule – Newedge. Promoted to CEO and regional head for the Americas at brokerage firm. Previously chief administrative officer for Newedge Americas.
Mark Paoletta – DLA Piper. Joined as partner in the firm’s regulatory and government affairs and federal law and policy practices in Washington, D.C. Previously partner at Dickstein Shapiro.
Peter Castellon – Proskauer. Will join as partner in London. Currently deputy general counsel of banking and capital markets at Citigroup.
Perry Sayles – McDermott Will & Emery. Joined as partner. Previously at Freshfields Bruckshau Deringer.
June 25, 2012
Mark Martin, John Woodruff, Cym Lowell – McDermott Will & Emery. Joined as partners; previously part of a 7-person transfer-pricing team; previously at Gadere Wynne Sewell. Mark Martin will lead McDermott’s transfer-pricing practice in Houston, John Woodruff will join the Houston office, and Cym Lowell will be in the Dallas office.
John Tan – Reed Smith. Joined as counsel in the firm’s global regulatory enforcement group in Shanghai; previously Pfizer’s regional compliance director.
June 19, 2012
Ian Lowitt – Marex Spectron. Joined as chief financial officer and also act as head of global strategy; previously chief operating officer at Barclays and the last chief financial officer of Lehman Brothers.
Joseph Seiler, John Weber – Drinker Biddle & Reath. Joined the corporate and securities group in New York as partner and of counsel, respectively; previously at Dewey & LeBoeuf.
Edwin Baum, Alan Howard – Crowell & Moring. Joined as partners in the firm’s litigation group; previously from Proskauer Rose and Dewey & LeBoeuf, respectively.
Robert Bernstein – Joined Greenberg Traurig. Joined the firm’s labor and employment practice in Morristown in New Jersey; previously with Constangy Brooks & Smith in Princeton, New Jersey.
David Kistenbroker, Joni Jacobsen, Carl Volz – Dechert. Joined the firm’s securities litigation in the Chicago office.
Rick Lazio – Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere, & Denegre. Joined as partner, to lead the new New York office; previously CFO of the Financial Services Forum and managing director with JPMorgan Asset Management’s real assets group.
Allan Reiss – Morgan Lewis. Joined as partner in the firm’s business and finance practice in New York.
Paul Hastings – MJ Moltenbrey. Joined as partner in the firm’s antitrust and competition practice in Washington, D.C.
Terence Healy – Reed Smith. Joined as partner in the global regulatory enforcement group in Washington, D.C.; previously senior assistant chief litigation counsel at the SEC.
Reid Schar – Jenner & Block. Joined as partner in the firm’s white collar criminal defense and investigations practice; previously with the U.S. Attorney’s office in the Norther District of Illinois for 13 years.
Sarah Good – Pillsburry. Joined the San Francisco office; previously chair of Howard Rice Nemerovski Canday Falk & Fabkin’s litigation department.
Thomas Noto – Morrison & Foerster. Joined as partner in the financial services regulatory, litigation, and transactional practice in Washington D.C.; previously associate general counsel at Bank of America, where he provided legal support for local homes.
Christopher Cutler – Foley & Lardner. Joined securities enforcement and litigation matters, to divide his time between the Washington, D.C. and Tampa offices; previously with McGuireWoods.
William Haubrook – Choate, Hall & Stewart. Joined as partner for the intellectual property practice in Boston; previously at Goodwin Procter.
Joe Conder – Goodwin Procter. Joined as partner in London; previously head of U.K. investment team at Linklaters.
Avi Weitzman – Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Joined the New York office as counsel; previously assistant U.S. attorney with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.
Bruce Kraus – Kelley Drye & Warren. Joined as partner in the New York office; previously co-chief counsel in the risk, strategy, and financial innovation division at the SEC.
Hyun Chung – Greenberg Traurig. Joined the New York office, as shareholder in the coroporate and securities practice; previously director and counsel at Credit Suisse Securities (USA).
Douglas Bonner – Drinker Biddle & Reath. Joined the Washington, D.C. office, as partner and member of its Government & Regulatory Affairs Practice Group and the Telecommunications & Mass Media team; previously litigation and regulatory partner at SNR Denton.
David Warren – Blank Rome. Joined as partner in New York.
John Sullivan – Mayer Brown. Joined as partner in litigation and dispute resolution practice in Washington, D.C.; previously at firm, at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and in government service, as Deputy Secretary of Commerce.
William Michael, Jr. – Mayer Brown. Joined as litigation partner and co-leader of firm’s white collar defense and compliance group in Chicago; previously with Dorsey & Whitney in Minneapolis.
Andrew Steiner – Gibson, Dudd & Crutcher. Joined as counsel in Washington, D.C.; previously at the CFTC.
Keith Rosen – Chadbourne & Parke. Joined as counsel in white collar defense, regulatory investigations, and litigation group in Washington, D.C.; previously chief of the criminal division of the Delaware U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Susan Resley – Morgan Lewis & Bockius. Joined as securities litigator in San Francisco; previously at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.
Collie James – Morgan Lewis & Bockius. Joined as partner in Irvine; previously with Latham & Watkins.
Mel Wheaton – Perkins Coie. Joined as counsel in firm’s business group in Seattle; previously president and general counsel of private investment company Orca Bay Capital.
Sheldon Steinbach – DLA Piper. Joined as counsel in firm’s Corporate and Securities practice in Washington, D.C.; previously senior counsel in Dow Lohnes’ Higher Education practice.
Boon Sim – Temasek. Joined as president and head of North America, as well as a co-head of fund’s Americas, Europe, and credit operations; previously global head of M&A at Credit Suisse.
Scott Lindsey – Credit Suisse. Promoted as global head of M&A; 30-year veteran of Credit Suisse and predecessor, First Boston.
Alexander Schneiders – Perella Weinberg Partners. Joined as Managing Director in Advisory business, providing strategic and financial advice to life and property & casualty insurance clients as part of firm’s Financial Institutions Group (FIG).
Randy MacDonald – Investview, Inc. (fka Global Investor Services). Joined as President and CFO; previously CFO and Treasurer at TD Ameritrade, and CFO of Investment Technology Group; VP and group manager for Salomon Brothers; and audit senior manager at Deloitte & Touche focused on commercial banking, real estate joint ventures, and financial services.
Sean Thornton – Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLp. Joined the financial institutions regulation and enforcement group in the Washington office.
Jeff Urwin – JPMorgan Chase. Promoted as CEO for Asia Pacific; previously global head of investment banking.
Brian Belski – BMO Capital Markets. Joined as the chief investment strategist; previously high-level strategist for Oppenheimer & Co. and Merrill Lynch.
James Bartek – Alvarez & Marsal. Joined as managing director in New York; previously a tax director at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Terry Most – Rosen Seymour Shapss Martin & Co. Joined as partner; previously the founding partner of Most & Co.
David Pentlow – Herrick, Feinstein. Joined New York office; previously corporate partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman.
Bruce Casino – Sheppard, Mullin. Joined as partner of government contracts, investigations, and international trade group in Washington, D.C.; previously partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman.
David Laing – Crowell & Moring. Joined as partner in Antitrust Group in Washington D.C.; previously Baker & McKenzie.
Aaron Scow – Baker & McKenzie. Joined as partner in Dallas; previously with Akin Gum Strauss Hauer & Feld.
Michael Rodriguez, Henry F. Schuelke III, Lawrence H. Weshsler – Blank Rome. Rodriguez joined as partner in Financial Litigation group; previously at Greenspoon Marder. Schuelke and Weshsler joined as partners; previously name partners of Janis, Schuelke & Wechsler.
Tomer Pinkusiewicz – Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Joined New York office to continue capital markets practice; previously at White & Case.
Paul Lin, Kevin McBride – Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Joined L.A. office in Coporate Litigation practice, and IP Litigation practice respectively; previously at Jones Day.
Albert Maasland – Knight Capital Group. Joined as Head of International, responsible for development and growth of operations in the U.K., continental Europe and Asia; previously, Chairman of Saxo Capital Markets U.K. and Saxo Capital Markets South Africa.
Paul Chen – DLA Piper. Joined as partner; previously partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf.
Laurie Readhead – Bank of America. Joined as CIO (chief information officer); previously in charge of consumer bank efficiency efforts and divestitures.
Marshall Stoddard, Christopher Exberger – Morgan Lewis. Joined Business and Finance practice and as counsel, respectively; previously at Dewey & LeBoeuf, where Stoddard was partner and Exberger was counsel.
Ilan Nissan, Christian Nugent – Goodwin Procter. Joined as partner in both Private Equity practice and Private Equity Group, respectively, in New York office; previously at Dewey & LeBoeuf in New York, where Nissan was U.S. co-chair of firm’s Private Equity Transactions Group and Mr. Nugent was partner in firm’s Private Equity Transactions Group.
Adele Hogan – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton. Joined Corporate practice group in firm’s New York office; previously at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.
Brian Belski – BMO Capital Markets. Joined as chief investment strategist; previously high-level strategist for Oppenheimer & Co. and Merrill Lynch.
Michael Bodson – Depository Trust & Clearing. Joins in July as CEO; currently DTCC’s COO (chief operating officer).
James Amine – Credit Suisse. Took over as sole head of Global Investment banking after Luigi de Vecchi, who ran the unit with him, took sabbatical.