Print People Moves: Recent Details

July 30, 2012
Edmund Searby – Baker Hostetler. Joined the firm’s Cleveland office, focusing on white collar defense and corporate investigations;  previously with McDonald Hopkins.

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.


July 16, 2012
Brian Kelly – McGuire Woods. Joined as energy and environmental partner in Baltimore;  previously at Bracewell & Giuliani.

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

Leslie Chervokas – Herrick, Feinstein. Joined as counsel in New York;  previously special counsel at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.

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.


June 11, 2012
Robert Pratt – Fulbright & Jaworski. Joined the Minneapolis office;  previously at DLA Piper and Briggs & Morgan respectively.

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.


June 4, 2012
Sharon Katz – Davis Polk & Wardwell. Joined as special counsel for pro bono at law firm;  previously senior counsel.

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.


May 29, 2012
James L. Armine – Credit Suisse. Promoted to head of global investment banking; previously co-head of that department with Luigi de Vecchi.

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.


May 21, 2012
Cliff Vrielink – Sidley Austin. Joined Houston Office;  previously partner at Vinson & Elkins M&A.

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.


May 8, 2012
Roger Jones – Mercuria Energy Trading SA. Joined as head of non-oil operations;  previously global head of commodities at Barclays Capital.

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.