Workflows: Law Firm News for Feb. 8, 2018

In Workflows, Bloomberg Law brings you the latest in the steady stream of news about labor and employment lawyers.
Worklaw firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith and Prophete welcomed five attorneys: senior counsel Jonathan Persky in Boston; associates Sarah Sepasi and Natalie Torbati in Los Angeles; associate Stephanie Chavez in Nashville, Tenn.; and associate Alex MacDonald in Washington.

Marc Katz and Isabel Crosby joined DLA Piper in Dallas as partners in the employment practice.

Labor and employment firm FordHarrison named the following attorneys partners: Stefan H. Black in Los Angeles; L. Grant Close III in Spartanburg, S.C.; Nancy V. Holt in Washington; R. Michelle Tatum in Jacksonville, Fla.; and Henry F. Warnock in Atlanta. FordHarrison also appointed Lavern J. Wilson in Atlanta as its first talent and recruiting partner.

Harris Beach elected Howard J. Goldsmith in Albany, N.Y., to its partnership. Goldsmith’s practice focuses on labor and employment and education law.

Worklaw firm Jackson Lewis elected Weldon H. Latham, a principal in Washington, to its board of directors.

Klein Dub & Holleb in Highland Park, Ill., changed its name to Klein, Paull, Holleb & Jacobs as Allen Dub retired and existing partners Michael Paull and Michael S. Jacobs were elevated to name partners. The firm represents management in labor and employment matters.

Labor and employment law firm Ogletree Deakins elected the following attorneys to equity shareholder status: Ellen Toth in Cleveland; Adam Dougherty and Sean Urich in Dallas; Leigh Ganchan in Houston; Maria Anastas in Los Angeles; Andrew Burnside in New Orleans; Justin Coffey in Raleigh, N.C.; Elizabeth Ebanks and Amy Pocklington in Richmond, Va.; Lara de Leon in San Antonio; John Stretton in Stamford, Conn.; and Timothy Garnett in St. Louis.

The following labor and employment lawyers at Seyfarth Shaw were promoted to partner: Michelle Gergerian in Boston, Kyllan Kershaw in Atlanta, Eric Lloyd and Michael Wahlander in San Francisco, and Howard Wexler in New York.