Attorney Recruiter Placements and Legal Recruiter Placements and Lateral Attorney Moves for the Week of October 24, 2022 |

Attorney Recruiter Placements and Legal Recruiter Placements and Lateral Attorney Moves for the Week of October 24, 2022


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Summary: Here are the attorney lateral moves and placements for the week of October 24, 2022.
Week of October 24, 2022

Dan Miller has joined Commercial Litigation at Lane Powell and comes from Demco Law Firm.

Alexis Prado joined the Corporate, Securities and M&A Group at Lane Powell and was previously at Ball Janik.

Elizabeth “Beth” Haden will practice Financial Services, Private Equity & Venture Finance Law at Lathrop GPM and moves from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner.

Bryan I. Reyhani moves to Lowenstein Sandler from Captor Capital Corp. and will practice Investment Management Law.

Christine Worthen has joined Executive Compensation, ERISA, and Employee Benefits at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough and comes from Pierce Atwood.

Robert Wade joined the Healthcare Group at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough and was previously at Barnes & Thornburg.

Kendall Walker will practice Healthcare Law at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough and moves from Rogers Townsend and Thomas PC.

Gabrielle B. Wast moves to Porter Wright Morris & Arthur from JURIST and will practice Mergers & Acquisitions Law.

EldarMayouhas has joined Healthcare, Medical Malpractice at Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith and comes from Gordon & Silber, PC.

Melanie Breaux joined the Real Estate Group at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz.

Lauren E. Burk will practice Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Law at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz.

Stacy E. Wilhite moves to Baker & Hostetler from Trinity Health and will practice Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Law.

Katarina Dobsinska has joined Appellate & Trial Support at Carlton Fields.

Alyson Bagley Stewart joined the Private Equity and M&A Group at Choate, Hall & Stewart and was previously at Ropes & Gray LLP.

Eric Walker moves from Perkins Coie and will practice Business Restructuring & Reorganization Law at Cooley.

Noah Joshua Phillips moves to Cravath, Swaine & Moore from Federal Trade Commission and will practice Antitrust Law.

Michel Paradis has joined Appellate Litigation at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle.

Kirstin M. Etela joined the Environmental Group at Day Pitney and was previously at Tradebe Environmental Services LLC.

Alexandra Burton moves from the U.S. Court of International Trade to practice Mergers & Acquisitions Law at Davis Graham & Stubbs.

Max Hamilton moves to Davis Graham & Stubbs and will practice Commercial Litigation Law.

Kevin Hess has joined Litigation at Fisher Phillips and comes from Steptoe & Johnson PLLC.

Gary Baker joined the Litigation Group at Fisher Phillips.

Matthew Kopp moves from Faegre Baker Daniels LLP and will practice Litigation Law at Fredrikson & Byron.

Nick Miller moves to Fredrikson & Byron from Baird Holm LLP and will practice Intellectual Property Litigation, Litigation Law.

Brett Kinsey has joined Real Estate and Land Use at GrayRobinson.

Hillary Weigle joined the Product Liability Group at Hinshaw & Culbertson.

Andrew Shapiro will practice Litigation and Dispute Resolution Law at Holland & Knight and moves from Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

Jason S. Dubner moves to Holland & Knight from Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP and will practice Litigation and Dispute Resolution Law.

Will Freeman has joined Corporate at Hunton Andrews Kurth.

Alex Choinski joined the Banking and Finance Group at Hunton Andrews Kurth and was previously at McDermott Will & Emery.

Renee Nunley Smith moves from Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads and will practice Employment Law at Jackson Lewis.

Patrick Haney moves to Jones Day from Kirkland & Ellis LLP and will practice Business & Tort Litigation Law.

Eric Cheong has joined Intellectual Property at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie and comes from Adsero IP.

Timur Dikec joined the Litigation Group at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur and was previously at Hawkins Parnell & Young.

Marjorie W. Norman moves from Willkie Farr & Gallagher and will practice Intellectual Property Law at Reed Smith.

Michael Mangan moves to Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease from Black Helterline LLP and will practice Real Estate, Taxation Law.

Larissa Marcellino has joined Corporate & Financial Services at Willkie Farr & Gallagher and comes from Ropes & Gray.

Misty Sanford joined the Real Estate Group at Willkie Farr & Gallagher and was previously at Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Karen Lorang moves from Munger, Tolles & Olson and will practice Real Estate Law at Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

Aimee Contreras-Camua moves to Willkie Farr & Gallagher from Munger, Tolles & Olson and will practice Real Estate Law.

Jervonne Newsome has joined Litigation at Winston & Strawn and comes from Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann.

Michael W. Cabrera joined the Real Estate, Real Estate Development Group at Snell & Wilmer and was previously at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie.

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