By Julie Reynolds
Honors and Appointments
Darryl W. Jackson, a partner with Arnold & Porter LLP, has been nominated to the position of assistant secretary for export enforcement at the U.S. Department of Commerce... Carolyn Doppelt Gray, a partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, has been appointed to the White House Conference on Aging Advisory Committee... Loretta Collins Argrett, a mediator and ethics consultant, and Judith L. Lichtman, senior adviser to the National Partnership for Women and Families, have received the 2005 Margaret Brent Achievement Award, presented by American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession… Alan Robert Swendiman has been appointed associate administrator for the Office of General Counsel of the U.S. General Services Administration... Janis B. Schiff, a partner at Holland & Knight LLP, has been named the firmwide marketing partner... Thomas Penfield Jackson, a partner with Jackson & Campbell, P.C., has been appointed to the American Arbitration Association’s Panel of Neutrals... Charles R. Mills and Dylan P. Carp, a Washington partner and San Francisco associate, respectively, of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP, have been named Lawyers of the Year by Compliance Reporter’s Achievement in Regulatory Compliance Awards program... Carlos M. Nalda, of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., has been elected to the board of directors of the National Spectrum Managers Association... The legal department of the United States Postal Service, led by Mary Anne Gibbons, has received a Special Achievement Award from the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA). Adorno & Yoss LLP and Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP have received MCCA’s Thomas L. Sager Award for the South/Southwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, respectively... Martha P. “Marty” Rogers, a principal with Ober|Kaler, has received the Robert A. Shuker Award from the Assistant U.S. Attorneys Association of the District of Columbia. John N. Rodock, also a principal, has been appointed to a four-year term on the board of directors of the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame... Jack H. Olender & Associates, P.C. has received the Constance Belfiore Quality of Life Award from the Bar Association of the District of Columbia. Jack H. Olender has received the Charles Hamilton Houston Medallion of Merit from the Washington Bar Association... Jeffrey Kindler, vice chairman and general counsel of Pfizer Inc., has received the National Legal Aid & Defender Association’s 2005 Exemplar Award... Larry Ray has been elected president of the North Columbia Heights Civic Association... Areta L. Kupchyk, a partner at Reed Smith LLP, has been honored by Health and Human Services Department director Michael Leavitt for distinguished service as part of the Tissue Action Plan Team... Keith Styles has been appointed to a one-year term on the executive board of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P.... Bruce Merlin Fried, a partner with Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, has been named to the national board of trustees of United Cerebral Palsy... Roger E. Warin, chair of the executive committee of Steptoe & Johnson LLP, has received the 2005 Wiley Branton Award from the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs. Stewart A. Baker, a partner, has been nominated to the position of assistant secretary for policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. J. A. “Lon” Bouknight Jr., a partner, has been selected as executive vice president and general counsel of Edison International... Tracy-Gene G. Durkin, a director at Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., has shared the First Place Gold Award in the category of scholarly journals, feature article, in the 2005 Society of National Association Publications contest... Mark J. Andrews, partner-in-charge of the D.C. office of Strasburger & Price, LLP, has received the Transportation Lawyers Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award... Keith R. Fisher, a professor at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, has won the 2005 Peterson Prize National Writing Competition... Layli Miller-Muro, executive director of the Tahirih Justice Center in Falls Church, Virginia, has received the Making a Difference for Women Award from Soroptimist International of Arlington, Virginia... Dennis M. Barry, a partner with Vinson & Elkins LLP, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Health Lawyers Association... William P. Atkins, a partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, has been installed as president of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia... Elizabeth J. Frey, of Jack H. Olender & Associates, P.C., has been installed as president-elect of the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association.
On the Move
Dimitri J. Nionakis and Peggy A. Whitmore have joined Alston & Bird LLP... Sara E. Emley and Frederic T. Spindel have joined Buckley Kolar LLP as partners. T. Lane Macalester has joined as counsel and Kirk D. Jensen has joined as associate... Ralph V. De Martino, Jeffrey S. Rosen, and F. Alec Orudjev have joined Cozen O’Connor as member, of counsel, and associate, respectively... John W. Ryan has joined Crowell & Moring as partner... Susan J. Irion has joined the Chicago office of DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP as national director of professional development... William E. Sekyi has joined Fish & Richardson P.C. as an associate... Jerry Stouck and Robert L. Shapiro have joined Greenberg Traurig, LLP as shareholders... Robert L. McGeorge has joined the International Air Transport Association in Montreal as general counsel... H. Russell Frisby Jr. has joined Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP as partner... Bruce G. Forrest has become interim chief copyright royalty judge at the Library of Congress... R. Bruce Dickson has been named director of the litigation unit at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP... William S. Foster Jr. has joined McGuire Woods LLP as an associate at the Tysons Corner, Virginia, office... Robert D. Clark, Mark A. Kass, and Carlos M. Nalda have joined Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.... Virginia Theis Daly has joined the Charlotte office of Nelson Mullins as an associate... Grace H. Kraemer has joined Ober|Kaler in Baltimore... Samuel A. Ozeck has joined the Enforcement and Compliance Division of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency... William S. Mailander has been appointed general counsel of Paralyzed Veterans of America... Jennifer L. Richter has joined Patton Boggs LLP as partner... Gerald George has joined Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP as of counsel. Harry H. Glasspiegel has rejoined as partner... Shannon H. Bates has joined Saul Ewing LLP as an associate... Jeffrey S. Jacobovitz has joined Schiff Hardin LLP as partner... Ryan Breitenbach has joined the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Product Safety and Insurance as staff director and counsel... Jeremy W. Schulman has joined Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A. as shareholder... Caryl A. Potter III has been named vice chairman of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP... Lucinda A. Low has joined Steptoe & Johnson LLP as partner... Andrew G. Beshear has joined the Louisville office of Stites & Harbison PLLC... Tom Horton has joined Thelen Reid & Priest LLP as partner... G. Brent Connor has joined Troutman Sanders LLP as of counsel. Charles A. Hunnicutt has joined as partner. James W. C. Canup has joined the Richmond office as partner... Emilio W. Cividanes has joined Venable LLP as partner. Henry F. Brandenstein Jr. has joined the Tysons Corner, Virginia, office as partner... Michael E. Burke IV has joined Williams Mullen as an associate... Stephen M. Cutler has joined Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP as partner... Robert B. Seriono has joined Buckley Kolar LLP as counsel... Douglas N. Jacobson has joined Strasburger & Price, LLP as of counsel... Amy L. Bess has been named managing partner of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP.
Frederick A. Douglas, Curtis A. Boykin, and Kiyo D. Oden have formed Douglas Boykin & Oden, PLLC, with offices at 1401 I Street NW... The Law Offices of James J. Gorney have moved to 101 Charles Street, La Plata, Maryland... Greenberg Traurig, LLP has formed a strategic alliance with the London-based firm Olswang... Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP has opened an office in Palo Alto, California... Merchant & Gould has opened an office at 901 15th Street NW... Pillsbury Winthrop LLP and Shaw Pittman LLP have merged to become Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP... Thelen Reid & Priest LLP has moved to 701 8th Street NW... Venable LLP has combined with the New York City firm Heard & O’Toole LLP.
John T. Aquino has authored Truth and Lives on Film: The Legal Problems of Depicting Real Persons and Events in a Fictional Medium, published by McFarland... David A. Gantz has coauthored the second edition of NAFTA and Free Trade in the Americas: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, published by West... Enid Hinkes has written Police Cat, published by Albert Whitman... Stuart Streichler has written Justice Curtis in the Civil War Era: At the Crossroads of American Constitutionalism, published by the University of Virginia Press... Julie C. Van Camp has written the second edition of Ethical Issues in the Courts: A Companion to Philosophical Ethics, published by Wadsworth/Thompson.
Julie Reynolds can be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.