The Churn: Lateral Moves in The Am Law 200

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The Churn

The Boca Raton, Fla., office of Akerman Senterfitt now counts JOSEPH LANDOLFI as a shareholder. Landolfi, most recently with Ohio firm Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, represents high-net-worth individuals in estate planning.

ANDY SOH is to join Debevoise & Plimpton as international counsel in Hong Kong as of October 29. Soh last worked at General Electric International as executive counsel for Asia-Pacific litigation and investigations. He specializes in international investigations, commercial disputes and government enforcement defense.

Dorsey & Whitney has hired CLINTON CONNER as of counsel in Minneapolis. A member of the firm's intellectual property litigation group, Conner was previously of counsel at Morrison & Foerster in Tokyo.

Goulston & Storrs has gained DAVID WILES, previously counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell, as a director in its New York office. Wiles represents banks and other lenders and borrowers in syndicated lending and leveraged finance transactions, as well as in loan restructurings and workouts.

Cyber security and national security specialist MARK HEILBRUN has jumped from Edwards Wildman & Palmer to Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman in Washington, D.C. He joins Kasowitz's government affairs practice as a partner.

MARK KONKEL has lateraled from Ford & Harrison, where he was co–managing partner of the New York office, to Kelley Drye & Warren. He joins the firm's labor and employment practice as a partner in New York.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton has a new pro bono partner, TAMARA SERWER CALDAS, who is expected to join the firm November 4. Caldas is leaving a position as deputy director of the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation. According to sibling publication Daily Report, Caldas succeeds Debbie Segal, who is retiring at year-end after being the firm's full-time pro bono partner since 2001. Segal will continue to assist the firm as of counsel.

DAVID MALLEN, formerly the deputy director of the Council of Better Business Bureau's National Advertising Division, the self-regulatory body of the advertising industry, is now a partner at Loeb & Loeb in New York. Mallen will advise clients on the convergence of advertising and promotions as well as laws related to emerging media, technology, privacy and consumer protection.

A pair of banking and finance partners have joined Mayer Brown in London: TREVOR WOOD, previously with Berwin Leighton Paisner, and MAYANK GUPTA, most recently with White & Case.

McDermott Will & Emery has expanded in Miami with the addition of new partner EFFIE SILVA, a trial lawyer who focuses on international commercial litigation and arbitration. She joins from Baker & McKenzie.

In Hong Kong, Proskauer Rose has added LYNN CHAN as a consultant in the private investment funds group. Chan, who primarily structures and manages private investment funds, previously worked as counsel at O'Melveny & Myers. She is admitted to practice law in Hong Kong, England and Wales.

ANNE SALLADIN has joined Stroock & Stroock & Lavan in Washington, D.C., as special counsel. Salladin comes to Stroock after nearly two decades at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, in the office of the assistant general counsel for international affairs. In that position, Salladin gained expertise related to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. She will continue to advise on CFIUS–related matters.

The Churn is compiled from law firm releases and announcements. Moves based on our own reporting will note this. Please send all announcements and news releases to thechurn@alm.com.

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