Summary: Several attorneys have made changes in their career this month. Predictably, the majority of these attorneys will still be working in the same fields of law. Some firms reported several departures.
Steffen Schellschmidt, a corporate attorney who previously practiced with Linklaters, is now a partner with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson. Schellschmidt will practice out of the firm's Frankfurt location.
Katherine Lee Carey, whose expertise is in education law, has moved from American Career College to Cooley. Carey has previously worked for West Coast University, Universal Technical Institute, and Westwood College. Carey joins Cooley's San Diego office.
Rachel Paulose, previously of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, will join DLA Piper as a partner in Minneapolis.
Tim L'Orange has joined DLA Piper's Sydney office. L'Orange recently departed Mills Oakley Lawyers. L'Orange focuses on real estate law.
Richard Silfen, a corporate attorney, has joined Duane Morris LLP. Silfen was previously with American Realty Capital Properties. Silfen joins the Philadelphia office.
Catharine Morisset has joined Fisher & Phillips after departing Jackson Lewis. Morisset will practice employment law in the firm's Seattle office.
Dirk Michels, who handles energy law and banking matters, has joined Ballard Spahr from K&L Gates. Michels will practice in the firm's Los Angeles location.
Didier Bruere-Dawson, a corporate attorney, has left De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés for a partner position in Brown Rudnick's London office. Bruere-Dawson will practice in the firm's corporate law department.
For a complete list of lateral transfers over the past several months, check out this chart at BCG Attorney Search.