Summary: Here are the attorney lateral moves and placements for the week of August 17th, 2015.

Here are the attorney lateral moves and placements for the week of August 17th, 2015.


Rupert Wall has joined the Global Finance department at Sidley Austin. Previously, Wall worked for Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

Chris McGarry will handle banking matters at Ropes & Gray LLP. McGarry joins from Weil, Gotshal & Manges.

Linda Oliver will focus on civil litigation at Maynard Cooper & Gate. Oliver previously practiced with Reed Smith LLP.

Yongsang Kim has joined the Antitrust and Competition department at O’Melveny & Myers LLP. Kim previously practiced with Arnold & Porter.

William Stallings will handle litigation matters at Mayer Brown. Stallings formerly worked for the U.S. Department of Justice.

Andrea L.C. Reid will practice intellectual property law at Dechert LLP. Reid previously practiced with Choate, Hall & Stewart.

Braden Tilghman will focus on intellectual property issues at Haynes and Boone. Tilghman transfers from Mavrakakis Law Group LLP.

Aaron Taggart will handle intellectual property issues at Haynes and Boone. Taggart transfers from Mavrakakis Law Group LLP.

Christopher Lubeck will practice intellectual property law with Haynes and Boone. Lubeck previously worked for Mavrakakis Law Group LLP.

Amy Liang will handle intellectual property matters at Haynes and Boone. Liang previously worked for Mavrakakis Law Group LLP.

Thomas Mavrakakis joins the intellectual property department of Haynes and Boone. Mavrakakis transfers from Mavrakakis Law Group LLP.

Brian Kwok joins Haynes and Boone, where he will practice intellectual property law. Kwok formerly worked for Mavrakakis Law Group LLP.

Jim Shimota will focus on intellectual property law at Haynes and Boone. Shimota transfers from Mavrakakis Law Group LLP.

Howard Levin will practice intellectual property law at Haynes and Boone. Levin previously worked with Mavrakakis Law Group LLP.

Glenn Ballard Jr. has joined the litigation department at Dentons. Ballard previously worked for Bracewell & Guiliani.

Susan Gault-Brown has joined the corporate finance department at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Gault-Brown previously worked for K&L Gates.

Robert Rosenblum will practice corporate finance law at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Rosenblum transfers from K&L Gates.

Stacy Louizos has joined the Investment Management department at Drinker Biddle & Reath. Louizos formerly practiced with Sullivan & Worcester.

Ya-Chiao Chang will handle patent matters at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. Chang previously practiced with Kirkland & Ellis.

Maureen Emmert Adolf has joined the insurance department at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP. Adolf formerly worked for Nelson Brown & Co.

Michael Gold will practice corporate law at Saul Ewing. Gold previously worked with Baker Botts.

Alfred Bottalico will handle insurance matters at Locke Lord. Bottalico previously worked for the California Department of Insurance.

Marcia Kelson has joined the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation department at Jones Day. Kelson previously worked with Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis.

William Axtman will practice corporate law at Jones Day. Axtman previously practiced with K&L Gates.

John Goldstein will handle real estate and corporate matters at Greensfelder, Hemker& Gale, P.C. Goldstein formerly practiced with Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP.

Edward Dartley has joined the Investment Management group at K&L Gates. Dartley transfers from Pepper Hamilton.

Robert Trenchard will practice intellectual property law at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Trenchard transfers from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr.

Jane Love will focus on intellectual property matters at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Love previously worked with Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr.

For a complete list of lateral transfers over the past several months, check out this chart at BCG Attorney Search.

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