Lateral Partner/Counsel Moves in DC

  • Abigail E. Cotterill joins Kirkland & Ellis

    Abigail E. Cotterill, previously Counsel at Miller & Chevalier, has joined Kirkland & Ellis as Of Counsel in the firm’s International Trade and National Security Practice Group.

  • Tomás Leonard and Nicole Y. Silver join Greenberg Traurig

    Tomás Leonard and Nicole Y. Silver previously at Winston & Strawn, have joined Greenberg Traurig as Shareholders. Mr. Leonard focuses his practice on international arbitration and international litigation covering primarily foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin American countries. Ms. Silver focuses her practice on international litigation and dispute resolution.

  • William J. Tuttle joins Proskauer

    William J. Tuttle, previously Partner at Dechert, has joined Proskauer as Partner in the firm’s Corporate Department. Mr. Tuttle’s practice focuses on capital markets and corporate matters, including the representation of issuers and investment banks in public and private securities transactions and companies in strategic M&A transactions.

  • Iain McPhie joins Baker Botts

    Iain McPhie, previously Principal at Squire Patton Boggs, has joined Baker Botts as Special Counsel in the firm’s Antitrust and Competition Practice. Mr. McPhie’s practice focuses on complex private antitrust and commercial litigation, as well as representation before government agencies in merger and nonmerger antitrust investigations.

  • Rachel Weiner Cohen joins Latham & Watkins

    Rachel Weiner Cohen, previously Counsel at WilmerHale, has joined Latham & Watkins as Counsel in the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice. Ms. Cohen focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation and has represented clients in patent disputes across a range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, semiconductor manufacturing, power conversion, automotive parts, medical devices, crossbows, multimedia, mobile and web applications, and social networking.

  • Patrick Montgomery joins King & Spalding

    Patrick Montgomery, previously Partner at Kirkland & Ellis, has joined King & Spalding as Partner in the firm’s Government Matters Practice Group. Mr. Montgomery focuses his practice on white collar criminal matters and other government enforcement proceedings as well as complex litigation matters.

  • Zori Ferkin joins King & Spalding

    Zori Ferkin, previously Of Counsel at Morrison & Foerster, has joined King & Spalding as Counsel.

  • Mark J. Robertson joins Kasowitz

    Mark J. Robertson, previously Principal at Robertson & Anderson, has joined Kasowitz as Special Counsel in the firm’s Government Affairs and Strategic Counsel Group.

  • Karyn Koiffman joins Akerman

    Karyn Koiffman, previously Partner at Baker & McKenzie, has joined Akerman as Partner in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group. Ms. Koiffman focuses her practice on acquisitions and divestitures, including leveraged buyout transactions, follow-on acquisitions, mergers, and stock and asset transactions.

  • David C. Ware joins Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

    David C. Ware, previously Associate Director, Attorney, Division of Enforcement and Investigations for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, has joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as Counsel. Mr. Ware focuses his practice on government investigations and enforcement actions, internal investigations, and litigation in the areas of auditing and accounting, securities fraud, and foreign corruption.

  • Natalie Bennett joins Morgan Lewis

    Natalie Bennett, previously Partner at McDermott, Will & Emery, has joined Morgan Lewis as Partner. Ms. Bennett concentrates on patent infringement and trade secrets litigation in a wide range of technologies, including computer networking products, semiconductor chips, mobile handsets, and pharmaceuticals.

  • Patrick J. Pascarella joins Kilpatrick Townsend

    Patrick J. Pascarella, previously Partner at Tucker Ellis & West LLP, has joined Kilpatrick Townsend as Partner. Mr. Pascarella’s experience ranges from antitrust litigation to representing clients before enforcement and regulatory agencies in the U.S., as well as Mexico, Colombia, and other Latin American countries.

  • Lance E. Gibbons rejoins Littler

    Lance E. Gibbons, previously Partner at NT Lakis, has rejoined Littler as Shareholder. Mr. Gibbons focuses his practice on advising clients on the specific workplace implications of federal, state, and local labor and employment laws, with a particular emphasis on the nondiscrimination and affirmative action requirements enforced by the Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

  • Eric M. Meiring joins Winston & Strawn

    Eric M. Meiring , previously Assistant Chief of the Criminal II Section at the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Antitrust Division, has joined Winston & Strawn as Partner in the firm’s Antitrust/Competition Practice.

  • John E. Smith joins Morrison & Foerster

    John E. Smith, former Director of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, has joined Morrison & Foerster as Co-Head of the firm’s National Security Practice, and a Partner in its Global Risk + Crisis Management Group and Investigations + White Collar Group.

  • Robert S. Fleishman joins Kirkland & Ellis

    Robert S. Fleishman, previously Counsel at Morrison & Foerster, has joined Kirkland & Ellis as Partner in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group.

  • Ronald Pabis and Stephen Shahida join Goodwin Procter

    Ronald Pabis and Stephen Shahida, previously Partners at Greenberg Traurig, have joined Goodwin Procter as Partners in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice.

  • Michael Kiklis joins Bass, Berry & Sims

    Michael Kiklis, previously Partner at Oblon, has joined Bass, Berry & Sims as Partner. Mr. Kiklis leverages his 25 years of experience in providing representation to clients in his areas of focus: patent litigation and trials at the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

  • Lora M. Green joins Wilson Sonsini

    Lora M. Green, previously Administrative Patent Judge at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, has joined Wilson Sonsini as Of Counsel in the firm’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board Practice.

  • John B. Hoover joins Holland & Knight

    John B. Hoover, previously Senior Counsel at Cooley, has joined Holland & Knight as Partner in the firm’s Structured Finance Practice. Mr. Hoover focuses his practice on federal and state tax planning, compliance, and controversy matters involving business aircraft and tax-exempt organizations.

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