By Thai Phi Le
Honors and Appointments
Priscilla J. “Sally” Mattison, of counsel at Bernard M. Resnick, Esq., P.C., has been appointed to the Environmental Advisory Council of Radnor Township, Pennsylvania… Rebecca Gray, an associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, has received the firm’s individual Frank Wheat Memorial Award for her leadership in developing a criminal pro bono program that provides District associates with hands–on courtroom experience… Georgetown University Law Center Professor David Cole has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Norman Dorsen Presidential Prize, presented by the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, for his outstanding contributions to civil liberties.
On the Move
Charles M. “Chuck” Clapton has joined Hogan Lovells as partner in the firm’s health practice. Christopher J. Walsh and Mitchell E. Zamoff have rejoined the firm as partner. Anthony Capobianco, Elizabeth Halpern, and Mahvesh Qureshi have been elected partner at the firm. C. Alex Bahn, Paul Dillbeck, Hilary Holt LoCicero, Nancy Parsons, Edward “Ned” Purdon, J. Evans Rice, Matt Thomson, and Christian Ulrich have been named counsel… Advertising attorney Lewis Rose has been named the new managing partner of the Washington, D.C., office of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP… Jeffrey M. Kolokoff has joined Beighley, Myrick & Udell, P.A. in the firm’s civil litigation and criminal defense practice… Robert S. Eitel has been named vice president of regulatory operations, nationally accredited institutions, for the Career Education Corporation in Schaumburg, Illinois… Gregory S. Jacobs and Michael J. Lowell have been named partner at Reed Smith LLP in the firm’s global regulatory enforcement group… U.S. Department of Homeland Security General Counsel Ivan K. Fong has been named senior vice president of legal affairs and general counsel for the 3M Company in St. Paul, Minnesota… George R. Pitts has joined Wiley Rein LLP as partner in the firm’s bankruptcy and financial restructuring practice… Tatiana Gutierrez Abendschein and Colette A. Dafoe have been promoted to partner at Nixon Peabody LLP… Mark Davis has been elected partner at Wiltshire and Grannis LLP… Kaye Pestaina has joined Mercer Consulting as principal in the firm’s Washington Resource Group… David P. Wales, a partner at Jones Day, has been named to succeed Phillip A. Proger as head of the firm’s antitrust and competition law practice… Karen J. Shimp has been promoted to special trial counsel in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the General Counsel… Eamonn K. Moran has joined the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as counsel in its Office of Regulations… Jay Marshall Wolman has joined Raymond Law Group LLC as senior associate, practicing business litigation and employment law… Tax attorneys Joe Garcia Jr. and Gary R. Huffman have joined Bingham McCutchen LLP as partner… Keirston Woods has been elected shareholder at Bryant Miller Olive… A. Ari Ghosal and Jamie Kent Hamelburg have become members of Press, Potter & Dozier, LLC… Carmen L. Brun, Matthew O. Gatewood, Melissa A. McGoogan, Troy L. Olsen, Aaron M. Payne, Owen J. Pinkerton, and Jeffrey N. Starkey have been elected counsel at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP… Luis G. Fortuño has joined Steptoe & Johnson LLP as partner in the firm’s corporate, securities, and finance group and its government affairs and public policy group… E. Donald Elliott, an environmental and administrative lawyer and scholar, has joined Covington & Burling LLP… James P. Rathvon has joined Paley Rothman as chair of the firm’s new regulatory law and litigation group.
Covington & Burling LLP has opened an office in Shanghai, China, located at 2701 Two ifc, Shanghai ifc, No. 8 Century Avenue in the Pudong New District… Construction law firm Kasimer & Annino, PC has merged with Rees Broome, PC, which is headquartered in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia. It will go by Rees Broome.
Martin J. Weinstein, Robert J. Meyer, and Jeffrey D. Clark, partners at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, have cowritten a new treatise on the FCPA, The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Compliance, Investigations and Enforcement, which was published by Law Journal Press… George F. Indest III, president and managing partner of The Health Law Firm, has written “19 Tips to Prepare You for a Medicare Audit and Site Visit,” which was published in the December 2012 issue of Medical Economics… Roland Frye has written “The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Use of Scientific and Technical Advisory Committees,” which will be published in issue 1, volume 23 of the Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology.
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