Attorney Recruiter Placements and Legal Recruiter Placements and Lateral Attorney Moves for the Week of Jun 03, 2024 |

Attorney Recruiter Placements and Legal Recruiter Placements and Lateral Attorney Moves for the Week of Jun 03, 2024


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Summary: Here are the attorney lateral moves and placements for the week of Jun 03, 2024.
week of June 03, 2024

Alexander I. Cohen has joined Commercial Litigation, White Collar Defense & Investigations at Cozen O’Connor and is coming from Sidley Austin LLP.

Walter Foster joined the Labor & Employment Group at Cozen O’Connor and was previously at Eckert Seamans.
Andrew Shaw will practice Government Relations, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy Law at Bracewell and is moving from Dentons.
Adam Schiffer is moving to Brown Rudnick LLP from Schiffer Odom Hicks & Johnson PLLC and will practice Litigation & Arbitration Law.
Basil Seggos has joined Federal Government Strategies at Foley Hoag LLP and is coming from New York State Climate Action Council.
Kris Kazmierczak joined the Business & Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment Group at Frost Brown Todd and was previously at Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC.
Mark Franco will practice Non-Profit Organizations Law at Rimon and is moving from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston.
Heather Preston is moving to Akerman from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP and will practice Tax, Venture Capital, and Emerging Growth Companies, Investment Management Law.
Dean Pappas has joined Real Estate, Real Estate Finance at Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis and is coming from Goodwin Procter LLP.
Jennifer Sung joined the Real Estate, Real Estate Finance Group at Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis and was previously at Goodwin Procter LLP.
Shaunt Kodaverdian will practice Real Estate, Real Estate Finance Law at Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis and is moving from Goodwin Procter LLP.
Julia Lee is moving to Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis from Goodwin Procter LLP and will practice Real Estate, Real Estate Finance Law.
Brenn Coyle has joined Real Estate, Real Estate Finance at Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis and is coming from Goodwin Procter LLP.
Greg Dillard joined the Litigation Group at Baker & Hostetler and was previously at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP.
Isabelle Corbett Sterling will practice Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Law at Baker & Hostetler and is moving from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.
Colette DeRiso is moving to Benesch from Tucker Ellis LLP and will practice Real Estate Law.
Dave Walters has joined Litigation at Benesch.
Matthew S. N. Harris joined the Corporate & Securities, M&A Group at Benesch and was previously at Thompson Hine LLP.
Loren Scolaro will practice Bankruptcy Litigation Law at Benesch and is moving from DLA Piper.
Nicolette Eddy is moving to Benesch from Avalon Golf & Country Club and will practice Corporate & Securities Law.
Robert J. Kolansky has joined Litigation at Benesch and is coming from United States Attorneys' Offices.
Luke Reid joined the Environmental Group at Blank Rome and was previously at K&L Gates.
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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.

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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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