• Congressman James Gerlach will join Venable

    Congressman James Gerlach, a six-term member of the U.S. House of Representatives, will join Venable as Partner in the firm’s Legislative and Government Affairs practice group.

  • David Lehn joins WilmerHale

    David Lehn, previously an Attorney-Adviser in the Office of Legal Counsel at the US. Department of Justice, has joined WilmerHale as Counsel. Mr. Lehn practice focuses on government and regulatory litigation, typically at the appellate and Supreme Court stages, as well as on administrative rulemakings

  • Daris Meeks joins Venable

    Daris Meeks, previously Senior Associate at Squire Patton Boggs and a former senior advisor to House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, has joined Venable as Partner in the firm’s Legislative and Financial Services practices. Mr. Meeks advises clients on complex legislative issues impacting the financial services industry.

  • David Mullon joins Venable

    David Mullon, former Senate Indian Affairs Committee Minority Staff Director and Chief Counsel, has joined Venable as Counsel in the firm’s Legislative and Government Affairs Practice. Mr. Mullon’s practice focuses on a broad array of issues impacting various Native American tribes throughout the country with a particular emphasis on energy, water, land use, natural resources, environmental, and healthcare law, and legislative affairs.

  • Lisa Shallue joins Troutman Sanders

    Lisa Shallue, previously a Senior Vice President and ERISA & Employee Benefits Legal Officer for BB&T Insurance Services, has joined Troutman Sanders as Of Counsel in the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice.

  • Seung-Ho Choe joins Greenberg Traurig

    Seung-Ho Choe, previously Of Counsel at Locke Lord, has joined Greenberg Traurig as Partner. Mr. Choe focuses his practice on corporate and securities, foreign investments, project finance, power and energy, and asset-backed securitization matters.

  • Sarah Davis joins Holland & Knight

    Sara Davis, previously Of Counsel at Greenberg Traurig, has rejoined Holland & Knight as Senior Counsel.

  • Singleton McAllister joins Husch Blackwell Sanders

    Singleton McAllister, previously Partner at Williams & Mullen, has joined Husch Blackwell Sanders as Partner in the firm’s Technology,  Manufacturing and Transportation practice.

  • Jennifer Burdman and William Sauers join King & Spalding

    Jennifer Burdman and William Sauers, previously Partners at Crowell & Moring, have joined King & Spalding as Partners in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice. Ms. Burdman’s practice includes counseling clients on a broad range of matters relating to the acquisition, protection, licensing, and enforcement of IP rights. Mr. Sauers focuses his practice on patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright infringement litigation.

  • Lisa Barclay joins Boies, Schiller & Flexner

    Lisa Barclay, previously Chief of Staff for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has joined Boies, Schiller & Flexner as Counsel. Ms. Barclay focuses her practice on food and drug-related matters, including high profile disputes, investigations and litigation.

  • Irvin Nathan joins Arnold & Porter

    Irvin Nathan, former Attorney General for the District of Columbia and former General Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, has rejoined Arnold & Porter as Senior Counsel. Mr. Nathan will be part of several practice groups, including Attorney Liability, Business Litigation, Legislative and Public Policy, and White Collar Defense.

  • David Wilkinson joins Polsinelli

    David Wilkinson, previously Partner at DLA Piper, has joined Polsinelli as Shareholder. Mr. Wilkinson will focus on commercial real estate finance and other financial services matters.

  • Kevin Chambers joins Latham & Watkins

    Kevin Chambers, previously Assistant United States Attorney, has joined Latham & Watkins as Counsel in the firm’s White Collar Defense & Investigations practice.

  • Dean Barclay joins White & Case

    Dean Barclay, previously Partner at Williams Mullen, has joined White & Case as Counsel in the firm’s International Trade practice. Mr. Barclay focuses his practice on customs matters involving US customs administration, enforcement, compliance, civil litigation, legislation, and policy.

  • Seth Davidson and Craig Giley join Mintz Levin

    Seth Davidson and Craig Giley, previously Partners at Edward Wildman, have joined Mintz Levin as Partners. Mr. Davidson and Mr. Giley focus on complex regulatory and legislative issues affecting cable operators and other multichannel video programming distributors, as well as Internet service providers and other communications companies.

  • Robert Hagan and Leah Willmore join Clifford Chance

    Robert Hagan and Leah Willmore, previously Counsels at Bingham McCutchen, have joined Clifford Chance as Of Counsels in the firm’s Structured Finance practice. Mr. Hagan has extensive experience in documenting public and private securitization transactions. Ms. Willmore handles securitizations across a broad range of asset classes.

  • Martha Ann Sisson Participates in Law Firm Managing Partner Round Table

    Martha Ann Sisson participated in Bisnow’s April roundtable along with managing partners from several national law firms. Topics included on-going changes in the practice of law and in the management of lawyers. Also discussed was increased competition for the same clients and matters between boutiques and full-service firms.

  • G&S Recruiters attend NALP Conference in Seattle, Washington

    Justine Donahue, Sadie Madole, Matt Schwartz and Barbara Steele attended the annual NALP Conference in Seattle, Washington in early April. Our recruiters had a wonderful time networking with their law firm recruiting coordinator clients and attending informative sessions covering topics including: recruiting for niche practice areas (such as tax, patent, healthcare and FDA, etc.); building strategic alliances among search firms, recruiting coordinators and hiring partners; and lateral partner due diligence and best practices. Garrison & Sisson held three Tory Burch handbag giveaways that drew tremendous crowds.

  • Matt Schwartz and Sadie Madole present at the University of Pennsylvania Law School

    “Cracking the DC Legal Market” — Matt Schwartz and Sadie Madole advised University of Pennsylvania Law School students about the DC legal market, discussing which practice areas are currently in demand, and how to approach on-campus interviews (OCI) for those students who wish to work in Washington, DC. Their presentation also discussed strategies for researching law firms for OCI, descriptions of various practice areas, and credentials and competitiveness in the DC legal market. This year Matt and Sadie were pleased to have two law students join them on the panel. These students attended G&S’ presentation in 2013 and shared their success stories on pursuing summer associate positions in DC for the summer of 2014 with their peers.

  • Dan Binstock and Matt Schwartz present at Georgetown University Law Center

    Dan Binstock and Matt Schwartz presented at Georgetown University Law Center this past March before approximately 75 first year law students. The talk was a general overview of the Washington, DC law firm market and covered practice areas, current trends, and job search strategies for law students.

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