ARNOLD & PORTER
Amy Jeffress joins the firm as a partner in its white-collar defense and national security practice. Previously, she was the U.S. Department of Justice's legal attache to the U.S. embassy in London. Jeffress earned her J.D. from Yale Law School.
PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN
Jeffrey Grill, a corporate and securities partner, is promoted to managing partner of the firm's Washington office. He succeeds Christine Nicolaides Kearns, who becomes chief legal and administrative officer at B.F. Saul Co. Grill earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
SHOOK, HARDY & BACON
Patrick Oot joins the firm as a partner in its electronic-discovery, data and document-management practice. Previously, he was senior special counsel for electronic discovery at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's general counsel office. Oot earned his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law.
Gary Michel joins the firm's aviation practice and its unmanned aircraft systems working group as consulting counsel. Previously, he worked at the Federal Aviation Administration, most recently serving in the office of chief counsel's regulations division. Michel earned his J.D. from American University Washington College of Law.
Tom DiBiagio joins the firm as a criminal defense partner. Previously, he was a partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge and had served as U.S. attorney for Maryland. DiBiagio earned his J.D. from University of Richmond School of Law.
LATHAM & WATKINS
Jonathan Su rejoins the firm as a partner in the litigation department, working on white collar-defense and investigations. Previously, he served as special counsel to President Obama. Su earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.