Attorney Recruiter Placements and Legal Recruiter Placements and Lateral Attorney Moves for the Week of February 05, 2024 |

Attorney Recruiter Placements and Legal Recruiter Placements and Lateral Attorney Moves for the Week of February 05, 2024


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Summary: Here are the attorney lateral moves and placements for the week of February 05, 2024.
week of Feb 05, 2024

Irwin P. Altschuler has joined the International Trade department at Greenberg Traurig.

Shane Foster joined the Financial Regulatory & Compliance, Banking & Financial Services Group at Greenberg Traurig. He was previously at the Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions.
Dana L. Burch will practice Employment Law at Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani and is moving from Pond North LLP.
Eric A. Howard is moving to Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani and will practice Commercial Litigation, Construction, and Professional Liability Defense Law.
Jack Boudet has joined Litigation, Construction, Product Liability, and Toxic Tort at GrayRobinson and is coming from Wicker Smith.
Jessica Santos joined the Litigation Group at GrayRobinson.
Carrie Michaelis will practice Private Client & Trust Law at Goulston & Storrs.
Andrew Reardon is moving to Goulston & Storrs from Reid Michaelis PLLC and will practice Private Client & Trust Law.
Rebecca R. Rabideau has joined Commercial Litigation and Arbitration at Goldberg Segalla and is coming from McGivney, Kluger, Clark & Intoccia.
Kallie Banker joined the Workers Compensation Group at Goldberg Segalla.
Dorothy De Marinis will practice Environmental Law at Goldberg Segalla.
Jennifer A. Lyons is moving to Goldberg Segalla and will practice Transportation Law.
Brian T. Ruiz has joined Workers Compensation at Goldberg Segalla.
Stephanie Torres joined the Employment & Labor Law Group at Gibbons and was previously at Carmagnola & Ritardi, LLC.
Phil George will practice Product Liability, Class Action, Mass Tort, and Appellate Practice Law at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz and is moving from Holland & Knight LLP.
Stacey Sublett Halliday is moving to Arnold & Porter from Beveridge & Diamond PC and will practice Environmental Law.
Jenna M. Lakamp has joined Employment and Labor, Litigation at Armstrong Teasdale and is coming from Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt.
Meredith Grant joined the Employment and Labor, Litigation Group at Armstrong Teasdale and was previously at Bracewell LLP.
Elizabeth O’Donoghue will practice Copyright, Intellectual Property, Patent, Trademark, Health Care, and Life Sciences Law at Armstrong Teasdale and is moving from Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young.
Patrick Trostle is moving to Robinson+Cole from Thompson & Knight LLP and will practice Bankruptcy Law.
Noah Katsell has joined Litigation at Barnes & Thornburg and is coming from DLA Piper.
Alyssa C. B. Cochran joined the Product, Tort, & Insurance Litigation Group at Frost Brown Todd and was previously at Kightlinger & Gray, LLP.
Gordon C. Young will practice Business & Commercial Law at Frost Brown Todd and is moving from Barr & Young Attorneys.
Sandra Bell is moving to Rimon PC from DLA Piper and will practice International Trade and Customs Law, Arbitration, and Mediation Law.
James Min has joined International Trade and Customs Law at Rimon PC and is coming from LimNexus.
Mi-Yong Kim joined the International Trade and Customs Law Group at Rimon PC and was previously at LimNexus.
Chelsea Ellis will practice International Trade and Customs Law at Rimon PC and is moving from LimNexus.
Brian Keeler is moving to Rimon PC from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and will practice Mergers and Acquisitions, Emerging Companies, and Venture Capital Law.
David Tappeiner has joined Trusts and Estates at Rimon PC and is coming from Katz, Look & Moison.
Stacey Friends joined the Entertainment, Sports and Media, Intellectual Property Group at Rimon PC and was previously at Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, P.C.
Peter McLaughlin will practice Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Law at Rimon PC and is moving from Sun Microsystems.
Mengmeng Luo is moving to Rimon PC from Stinson LLP and will practice Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property Litigation Law.
William Craven has joined Litigation, Commercial Disputes, and Insurance Litigation at Akerman and is coming from Cozen O'Connor.
Jacob R. Wilbers joined the Corporate & Securities, Private Equity, M&A Group at Benesch and was previously at Winston & Strawn LLP.
Douglas DiMedio will practice Corporate & Securities, Private Equity, M&A Law at Benesch and is moving from Kirkland & Ellis.
Rena Andoh is moving to Benesch from Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP and will practice Litigation, Appellate Litigation, and Labor & Employment Law.
Connor Dopeso has joined Litigation at Benesch and is coming from Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith.
Alissa “Ali” Jubelirer joined the Cannabis Group at Benesch.
Brian (Tae Hee) Lee will practice Commercial Finance & Banking Law at Benesch and is moving from Mayer Brown.
Philip Yannella is moving to Blank Rome from Ballard Spahr and will practice Business Litigation, Class Action Defense, and Litigation Law.
About Harrison Barnes

Harrison Barnes is a prominent figure in the legal placement industry, known for his expertise in attorney placements and his extensive knowledge of the legal profession.

With over 25 years of experience, he has established himself as a leading voice in the field and has helped thousands of lawyers and law students find their ideal career paths.

Barnes is a former federal law clerk and associate at Quinn Emanuel and a graduate of the University of Chicago College and the University of Virginia Law School. He was a Rhodes Scholar Finalist at the University of Chicago and a member of the University of Virginia Law Review. Early in his legal career, he enrolled in Stanford Business School but dropped out because he missed legal recruiting too much.

Barnes' approach to the legal industry is rooted in his commitment to helping lawyers achieve their full potential. He believes that the key to success in the legal profession is to be proactive, persistent, and disciplined in one's approach to work and life. He encourages lawyers to take ownership of their careers and to focus on developing their skills and expertise in a way that aligns with their passions and interests.

One of how Barnes provides support to lawyers is through his writing. On his blog,, and, he regularly shares his insights and advice on a range of topics related to the legal profession. Through his writing, he aims to empower lawyers to control their careers and make informed decisions about their professional development.

One of Barnes's fundamental philosophies in his writing is the importance of networking. He believes that networking is a critical component of career success and that it is essential for lawyers to establish relationships with others in their field. He encourages lawyers to attend events, join organizations, and connect with others in the legal community to build their professional networks.

Another central theme in Barnes' writing is the importance of personal and professional development. He believes that lawyers should continuously strive to improve themselves and develop their skills to succeed in their careers. He encourages lawyers to pursue ongoing education and training actively, read widely, and seek new opportunities for growth and development.

In addition to his work in the legal industry, Barnes is also a fitness and lifestyle enthusiast. He sees fitness and wellness as integral to his personal and professional development and encourages others to adopt a similar mindset. He starts his day at 4:00 am and dedicates several daily hours to running, weightlifting, and pursuing spiritual disciplines.

Finally, Barnes is a strong advocate for community service and giving back. He volunteers for the University of Chicago, where he is the former area chair of Los Angeles for the University of Chicago Admissions Office. He also serves as the President of the Young Presidents Organization's Century City Los Angeles Chapter, where he works to support and connect young business leaders.

In conclusion, Harrison Barnes is a visionary legal industry leader committed to helping lawyers achieve their full potential. Through his work at BCG Attorney Search, writing, and community involvement, he empowers lawyers to take control of their careers, develop their skills continuously, and lead fulfilling and successful lives. His philosophy of being proactive, persistent, and disciplined, combined with his focus on personal and professional development, makes him a valuable resource for anyone looking to succeed in the legal profession.

About BCG Attorney Search

BCG Attorney Search matches attorneys and law firms with unparalleled expertise and drive, while achieving results. Known globally for its success in locating and placing attorneys in law firms of all sizes, BCG Attorney Search has placed thousands of attorneys in law firms in thousands of different law firms around the country. Unlike other legal placement firms, BCG Attorney Search brings massive resources of over 150 employees to its placement efforts locating positions and opportunities its competitors simply cannot. Every legal recruiter at BCG Attorney Search is a former successful attorney who attended a top law school, worked in top law firms and brought massive drive and commitment to their work. BCG Attorney Search legal recruiters take your legal career seriously and understand attorneys. For more information, please visit

Harrison Barnes does a weekly free webinar with live Q&A for attorneys and law students each Wednesday at 10:00 am PST. You can attend anonymously and ask questions about your career, this article, or any other legal career-related topics. You can sign up for the weekly webinar here: Register on Zoom

Harrison also does a weekly free webinar with live Q&A for law firms, companies, and others who hire attorneys each Wednesday at 10:00 am PST. You can sign up for the weekly webinar here: Register on Zoom

You can browse a list of past webinars here: Webinar Replays

You can also listen to Harrison Barnes Podcasts here: Attorney Career Advice Podcasts

You can also read Harrison Barnes' articles and books here: Harrison's Perspectives

Harrison Barnes is the legal profession's mentor and may be the only person in your legal career who will tell you why you are not reaching your full potential and what you really need to do to grow as an attorney--regardless of how much it hurts. If you prefer truth to stagnation, growth to comfort, and actionable ideas instead of fluffy concepts, you and Harrison will get along just fine. If, however, you want to stay where you are, talk about your past successes, and feel comfortable, Harrison is not for you.

Truly great mentors are like parents, doctors, therapists, spiritual figures, and others because in order to help you they need to expose you to pain and expose your weaknesses. But suppose you act on the advice and pain created by a mentor. In that case, you will become better: a better attorney, better employees, a better boss, know where you are going, and appreciate where you have been--you will hopefully also become a happier and better person. As you learn from Harrison, he hopes he will become your mentor.

To read more career and life advice articles visit Harrison's personal blog.

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