Representative Partner Placements

  • Corporate, M&A and private equity partner Mark Greenfield from the Los Angeles office of Blank Rome to the Los Angeles office of Norton Rose Fulbright as head of the Los Angeles Corporate Group;
  • Litigation partner Sharon Urias from Urias Law Offices to the Scottsdale, Arizona office of Greenspoon Marder;
  • Litigation partner Jim Turken, partner Rebecca Calkins and group from the Beverly Hills office of Eisner Jaffe to open the Los Angeles office of Greenspoon Marder;
  • Corporate, M&A and private equity partner David Bronner from the Chicago office of Nixon Peabody to the Los Angeles office of K&L Gates;
  • Trusts, estates and tax partner Michael Foster from the Los Angeles office of Venable to the Los Angeles office of Greenberg Traurig;
  • Real estate attorney Jillian Richmond from Allen Matkins to ALF Property Management as corporate counsel;
  • Corporate partner Michael Clark from Seyfarth Shaw to the Century City office of Fox Rothschild;
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights and Commercial Litigation partner Steven G. Polard from the Los Angeles office of Davis Wright Tremaine into the Beverly Hills office of Eisner Jaffe;
  • Litigation partner John S. Durrant from the Los Angeles office of Paul Hastings into the Los Angeles office of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp:
  • Litigation partner Jim Turken, partner Rebecca Calkins, counsel Fawn Schanz and associate Christopher Kadish from the Los Angeles office of Dickstein Shapiro into the Beverly Hills office of Eisner Jaffe;
  • Litigation partner Jayest Patel from Pumilia Patel & Adamec in Los Angeles to Zuber Lawler and Del Duca in Los Angeles;
  • Litigation partner Jack S. Yeh from the Los Angeles office of Manatt Phelps & Phillips into the Los Angeles office of Sidley Austin;
  • Litigation partner Julian Brew from the Los Angeles office of Kaye Scholer into the Los Angeles office of Thompson Coburn;
  • Corporate, Private Equity, and Office Managing Partner Edward Schultz from the Los Angeles office of Edwards Wildman into the Los Angeles office of Greenberg Traurig;
  • Corporate and securities partner Sander Zagzebski from the Los Angeles firm of Credo Law Partners, Inc. into the Los Angeles firm of Eisner Jaffe Gorry Chapman & Ross;
  • Health care and litigation partner Gary Pancer from the Los Angeles office of Sedgwick into the Los Angeles office of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker;
  • Labor and employment partner Dean Rocco from the Los Angeles office of Jackson Lewis into the Los Angeles office of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker;
  • Health care partners Kevin Kroeker, Peter Roan and Scott Moore from the Los Angeles office of Locke Lord into the Los Angeles office of Crowell & Moring;
  • Tax partner Afshin Beyzaee from the Los Angeles office of Gibson Dun & Crutcher (where he was an associate) into the Los Angeles office of Liner Yankelevitz Shunshine & Regenstreif;
  • Litigation partner Dana Levitt from the Los Angeles office of Foley & Lardner into the Los Angeles office of Zuber & Taillieu;
  • Banking partner Anthony Callobre, partner John Connolly and associate Shadi Enos from the Los Angeles office of Bingham McCutcheon into the Los Angeles office of Buchalter Nemer;
  • Head of the capital markets practice, corporate and securities partner Mark Kelson from the Los Angeles office of Manatt Phelps & Phillips into the Los Angeles office of Greenberg Traurig;
  • Labor and employment partner Howard Knee, counsel Michael Ludwig, associate Colleen Carolan, associate Jim Newman and associate Mary Pierce from the Century City labor and employment boutique Knee Ross & Silverman into the Century City office of Blank Rome;
  •  Litigation partner Michael Cypers, counsel Kathleen Balderrama and associate Melanie Henry from the Los Angeles office of Mayer Brown into the Los Angeles office of Crowell & Moring;
  •  Corporate and tax partner Shazad Malik from the Los Angeles office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld into TroyGould in Los Angeles;
  •  Bankruptcy partner Dan Slate from the Los Angeles office of Hughes Hubbard into the Los Angeles office of Buchalter Nemer;
  •  Litigation partner Michael Pappas from the Los Angeles office of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal into the Los Angeles office of Luce Forward;
  •  The acquisition of the law firm of Lightfoot Vandevelde Sadowsky Crouchley Rutherford & Levine by Crowell & Moring to form the new Los Angeles office of Crowell & Moring;
  •  Corporate partner Ted Guth from Guth & Christensen into the Los Angeles office of Manatt Phelps & Phillips;
  •  Employment and IP litigation partner Mark Romeo from the Orange County office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman into the Orange County office of Crowell & Moring;
  •  Litigation partner Laurence Berman and counsel Eric Levinrad from Berman Mausner & Resser into the Century City office of McDermott Will & Emery;
  •  Litigation partners Jim Turken and Amy Robinfeld and three associates from the Los Angeles office of Thelen Reid Brown Raysman and Steiner into the Century City office of Dickstein Shapiro;
  •  Appellate partner Becky S. Walker from the Los Angeles United States Attorney’s Office into the Los Angeles office of Manatt Phelps & Phillips;
  •  Corporate and intellectual property partner Brian Pass and associate Kevin Straw from the Los Angeles office of Brown Raysman into the Century City office of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton;
  •  Corporate partner Louis R. Dienes from the Los Angeles office of Alschuler Grossman Stein & Kahan into the Los Angeles office of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro;
  •  Corporate partner Charles L. Crouch, III from the Los Angeles office of Perkins Coie (where he served as the office’s Managing Partner) into the Los Angeles office of Burke Williams & Sorensen;
  •  Litigation partner John Dwyer from the Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw into the Los Angeles office of Gordon & Reese;
  •  Securities litigation partner Anissa Seymour from the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins into the Los Angeles office of Katten Muchin Rosenman;
  •  Corporate and private equity partner Ray LaSoya from the Los Angeles office of Pillsbury Winthrop into the Los Angeles office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed;
  •  Corporate and securities partner Mark Kelson, corporate and intellectual property counsel Scott Lochner and one associate from the West Los Angeles office of Allen Matkins Leck Gamble & Mallory into the Los Angeles office of Manatt Phelps & Phillips;
  •  Corporate partners Jeff Berg and Ken Hoff, litigation partner Michael Matthias and tax partner Stuart  Singer from the West Los Angeles office of Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps into the Los Angeles office of Jenkins & Gilchrist;
  •  Tax and corporate name partners Brad Cohen and Michael Foster and one associate from Cohen Primiani & Foster in Los Angeles into the Los Angeles office of Reish Luftman Cohen & Reicher;
  •  The acquisition of the distinguished insurance coverage and appellate firm of Neumeyer & Boyd in Los Angeles by Michelman & Robinson in Encino;
  •  Labor partner Mark Theodore and two associates from the Los Angeles office of Jackson Lewis Schnitzer & Krupman into the Los Angeles office of Proskauer Rose;
  •  Antitrust and general business litigation partner Eliot Diner from the Law Offices of Eliot Diner in Los Angeles (formerly a partner with Ervin Cohen & Jessup and Mannatt Phelps & Phillips), together with several associates, into the  Santa Monica office of Van Etten Suzimoto & Beckett;
  •  Litigation partner Peter Rosen from the Los Angeles office of Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw into the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins;
  •  Litigation partner Melissa Force from the Los Angeles office of Carroll Burdick & McDonough into the Los Angeles office of Stephan Oringher Richmond & Theodora;
  •  Real estate partner Linda Koffman from the Los Angeles office of Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe into the Santa Monica office of Bryan Cave;
  •  Litigation partner Mitchell Reinis from the Los Angeles office of Buchalter Nemer Fields & Younger into the Los Angeles office of Silver & Freedman;
  •  Litigation partner Carole Handler from the Los Angeles office of O’Donnell & Shaeffer into the Los Angeles office of Thelen Reid & Priest;
  •  Litigation partner Larry Steinberg from the Los Angeles office of Hall Dickler Kent Friedman & Wood into the Santa Monica office of Gilchrist & Rutter;
  •  Corporate partner Marty Fern from the Los Angeles office of Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps into the Los Angeles office of Silver & Freedman;
  •  Litigation partner Vicki Freimann from the Los Angeles office of Leland Parachini Steinberg Matzger & Melnick into the Los Angeles office of Carroll Burdick & McDonough;
  •  Litigation partner Ram Cogan from the Los Angeles office of Lindahl Schnabel Kardassakis & Beck into the Los Angeles office of Phillips Lerner & Lauzon;
  •  Intellectual property special counsel David J. Meyer from the Los Angeles office of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton into the Los Angeles office of Holland & Knight;
  •  Litigation partner James Grant from the Los Angeles office of McDermott Will & Emery into the Los Angeles office of Stephan Oringher Richmond & Theodora;
  •  Real estate partner Douglas Workman from the Los Angeles office of Arter & Hadden into the Los Angeles office of Stephan Oringher Richmond & Theodora;
  •  Corporate partner Ronald Husdon from the Los Angeles office of Kelley Drye & Warren into the Orange County and Los Angeles offices of Pillsbury Winthrop;
  •  Real estate and name partner Kenneth Fields from the Los Angeles office of Woollacott Jannol & Fields into the Los Angeles office of Silver & Freedman;
  •  Litigation partner Michael Baker from the Orange County office of Arter & Hadden into the Orange County office of Burke Williams & Sorensen;
  •  Corporate and securities partner, and former Commissioner of Corporations of the State of California, Keith Bishop from the Orange County office of Irell & Manella into the Orange County office of Buchalter Nemer Fields & Younger;
  •  Real estate litigation counsel Christine Scheuneman and one associate from Paul Hastings into the Orange County office of Pillsbury Winthrop;
  •  Litigation of counsel Kim Dunne, Chief of the Public Corruption and Government Fraud Section of the United States Attorney’s Office, into the Los Angeles office of Sidley & Austin;
  •  Labor partner Alisa Chevalier and one associate from the Los Angeles office of Riordan & McKinzie to start the Los Angeles office of Carlton DiSante & Freudenberger;
  •  Litigation (and name) partners Frank Pond, Christine North and Edward Hugo, together with six associates, from the San Francisco office of Pond North & Hugo to create the Northern California office of Los Angeles-based Burke Williams & Sorensen;
  •  Entertainment and name partner Jill Cohen and corporate of counsel Benjamin Reder, along with three associates, from the Los Angeles office of Fishman & Cohen into the Los Angeles office of Squadron Ellenoff Plesent & Seinfeld;
  •  Litigation partners Jack DiCanio and Anthony Pacheco from the United States Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles into the Los Angeles office of Manatt Phelps & Phillips;
  •  Real estate partner Marc Benezra from the Los Angeles office of Stephan Oringher Richmond & Theodora into the Beverly Hills firm of Weissmann Wolff Bergman Coleman Grodin & Evall;
  •  Litigation and name partner Jerry Gumpel and one associate from the San Diego firm of Clark & Gumpel into the San Diego office of Zevnik Horton Guibord McGovern & Fognani; then, upon the demise of that firm, Jerry Gumpel and two associates into the San Diego office of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton;
  •  Corporate and securities partner Michael Sullivan from the San Francisco office of Cooley Godward into the San Francisco office of Howard Rice Nemerovski Canaday Falk & Rabkin;
  •  Corporate, technology and intellectual property partner Kevin DeBre from the Los Angeles office of Brobeck Phleger & Harrison into the Los Angeles office of Kelley Drye & Warren;
  •  Litigation and name partner Dean Herman of Gabriel Herman & Peretz in Los Angeles into the Encino firm of Michelman and Robinson;
  •  Corporate partner Lisa Hamilton Klein from the Los Angeles office of Troop Steuber Pasich Reddick & Tobey into the  Los Angeles office of Guth & Christopher;
  •  Intellectual property, litigation and name partner Philip Graves from the Los Angeles firm of Thomas Walton & Graves into the Santa Monica office of Liner Yankelevitz Sunshine & Regenstreif;
  •  Bankruptcy and name partner Ashleigh Danker from the Los Angeles firm of Weiss Scolny Spees Danker & Kop into the Los Angeles office of Kaye Scholer Fierman Hays & Handler;
  •  Environmental partners Roger Carrick and David Sadwick from the Los Angeles office of Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft into the Los Angeles office of Preston Gates & Ellis;
  •  Litigation partner Warren Miller from the Los Angeles firm of Valensi Rose & Magaram into the Los Angeles office of Fainsbert Mase & Snyder;
  •  Bankruptcy and litigation partner Steven Pollard from the Los Angeles office of Graham & James into the Los Angeles office of Perkins Coie;
  •  Corporate and real estate partner Larry Jacobson from the Los Angeles firm of Saltzburg Ray & Bergman and real estate partner Michael Bordy from the Los Angeles firm of Factor Agay Bordy & Monitz to form Jacob White Diamond & Bordy in Los Angeles;
  •  Construction partner John Dwyer and three associates from the Los Angeles firm of Bowman & Brooke into the Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw Fairweather & Geraldson;
  •  Healthcare litigation partner John Petrullo and one associate from the Los Angeles office of Preston Gates & Ellis into the Los Angeles office of Buchalter Nemer Fields & Younger;
  •  Bankruptcy partner Jack Welch from the Los Angeles office of Adams Duque & Hazeltine into the New York City office of Chadbourne & Parke;
  •  Litigation partner William Lancaster from the Los Angeles office of Andrews & Kurth into the Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw Fairweather & Geraldson;
  •  Corporate (and name) partner Jonathan Karp from the Los Angeles firm of Karp & Bergman into the Los Angeles office of Reish Luftman;
  •  Corporate and hi tech partner John Petrovich from the Los Angeles office of Morrison & Foerster into the Los Angeles of Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner;
  •  Bankruptcy and corporate partner Marv Heilson from the Los Angeles office of Buchalter Nemer Fields & Younger into the Los Angeles office of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan;
  •  Litigation partner Andrew Gelb from the Los Angeles firm of Hill & Weiss into the Los Angeles office of Wolf Rifkin & Shapiro;
  •  Corporate of counsel Robert Goldstein from the Los Angeles firm of Gipson Hoffman & Pancione into the Los Angeles firm of Weissburg & Aronson;
  •  Litigation partner Victor Savikas from the Los Angeles office of Keck Mahin & Cate into the Los Angeles office of Jones Day Reavis & Pogue;
  •  Litigation partner Dennis Walsh from the Los Angeles firm of McLaughlin & Irvin as name partner into the Los Angeles firm of Liebman Reiner Nachison & Walsh;
  •  Real estate partner Phil Feder and three associates from the Los Angeles office of Kadison Pfaelzer Rossi & Quinn into the Los Angeles office of Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker;
  •  Corporate partner Audre Engleman from the Los Angeles office of McKenna Conner & Cuneo into the Los Angeles office of Rogers & Wells.