Washington Lawyer

Attorney Briefs

From Washington Lawyer, May 2007

By Julie Reynolds

Honors and Appointments
William S. Boshnick, a partner at Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C. in Reston, Virginia, has been appointed vice chair of the International Education Committee of the American Intellectual Property Law Association... Joan E. Boros, a partner at Jorden Burt LLP, has been elected to the board of directors of the Retirement Income Industry Association... Stephen Baskin, a partner at Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, has joined the board of directors of Coaching for College... Richard M. Landis has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Family Court Trial Lawyers Association of the District of Columbia... Richard Seymour, of the Law Office of Richard T. Seymour P.L.L.C., has received the Lawyer of the Year award from the Metropolitan Washington Lawyers Association... Larry B. Gibbs, a member at Miller & Chevalier Chartered, has received the 2007 Kenneth H. Liles Award for Distinguished Service from the Federal Bar Association Section of Taxation... A. Benjamin Spencer, assistant professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, has been selected the 2007 Rising Star in the Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards... Gail Heriot, a professor at the University of San Diego School of Law, has been appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

On the Move
Lisa Savitt has joined Akerman Senterfitt LLP as of counsel... Renu Gupta has joined Alston & Bird LLP as counsel... Michael V. Hodge has joined Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP as partner... Kimberley N. Reddick has been elected partner at Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP... Robert A. James has joined Bryant Miller Olive... Karen Kohn has joined Cohen & Cohen, P.C. as associate... Mace Rosenstein and Michael Schlanger have joined Covington & Burling LLP as partner. Holly Fechner has joined as of counsel... Kathryn L. Clune has joined Crowell & Moring LLP as partner... Raj S. Davé has joined Darby & Darby P.C. as managing principal... Bruce Davidson has been named deputy director of the Office of SAFETY Act Implementation at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security... Anne Weiss has become deputy director of the D.C. Department of Mental Health... Kimberly Egan, Elizabeth Karmin, Elisha King, Matthew Lepore, and Sara Moghadam have been promoted to partner at DLA Piper US LLP... Steven M. Umin has joined Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. as member... Keith Barritt, Barbara Benoit, Andrew Kopsidas, and Brian Racilla have been named principal at Fish & Richardson P.C.... Edmund J. Haughey III has been elected partner at Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto... Lars Thompson has joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in the Frankfurt am Main, Germany, office... Kerry B. Long, a partner at Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., has been named chief counsel of the Federal Aviation Administration... Scott W. Clearwater has joined Hess Corporation as associate general counsel... Alexander J. Park, Robert N. Rabecs, Deborah K. Staudinger, and James M. Wickett have been elected partner at Hogan & Hartson LLP... Edward G. Ketchen has joined ImMediate LLC in Arlington, Virginia, as principal... Thomas M. Blasey has been named assistant general counsel and chief intellectual property counsel for ITT Corporation in McLean, Virginia... Jonathan Groner has joined Jenner & Block LLP as marketing manager... Marvin C. “Chip” Lunde III and Shaunda Patterson-Strachan have been elected partner at Jorden Burt LLP... John Heintz, August Matteis Jr., Richard Milone, and Donna Wilson have joined Kelley Drye & Warren LLP as partner... Charles J. “Tim” Engel III has joined King & Spalding as partner... Tammy McCutchen has joined Littler Mendelson P.C. as shareholder... Robin H. Villanueva has joined Lockheed Martin Corporation as assistant general counsel for employee benefits and executive compensation... Gregory T. Jaeger has joined Marzulla & Marzulla as partner... Peter L. Scher and James Jochum have been named partner-in-charge and firm practice leader of the government and global trade practice, respectively, at Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP... Christopher W. Raimund has been named partner at Merchant & Gould... Robert H. Dilworth has joined McDermott Will & Emery LLP as partner... Henry “Jim” Schweiter has joined McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP as of counsel... Peter Zamora has been named Washington, D.C., regional counsel for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.... Emily Webster Murphy has joined Miller & Chevalier Chartered as counsel... Katherine G. Rodi has joined the Office of the General Counsel for the New York City Department of Education... Anjali Chaturvedi and Michele Ross have joined Nixon Peabody LLP as partner... Mark J. Maier has joined McGuireWoods LLP as associate in the Tysons Corner, Virginia, office. Andrew J. O’Connell has joined Fortress Global Investigations Corporation as manager of its Washington, D.C., office.

Correction
The March 2007 edition of “Attorney Briefs” misspelled the name of Suzette Derrevere, who has been elected partner at Perkins Coie LLP.

D.C. Bar members in good standing are welcome to submit announcements for this column. When making a submission, please include name, position, organization, and address. Julie Reynolds can be reached by e-mail at jreynolds@dcbar.org.