Workflows: Law Firm News for Jan. 30, 2018

In Workflows, Bloomberg Law brings you the latest in the steady stream of news about labor and employment lawyers.
Baker McKenzie added employment litigator Michael Brewer as a partner and promoted Bianca Lansdown to counsel in its employment and compensation practice in San Francisco.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney in Miami absorbed immigration law firm Weiss, Alden & Polo and added Christine J. Alden and Gina M. Polo as shareholders and Stephania Bertoni as an associate.

Worklaw firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith and Prophete is beefing up its presence in California. It added litigator Carolyn Sieve as a partner in its new office in Orange County and welcomed four attorneys in Los Angeles: senior counsels Sayaka Karitani, Jonathan Stein, and Thy Bui, and associate Lisa Yumi Mitchell. The firm also welcomed litigator Sarah Robertson as a partner and Christin Lawler as an associate in San Francisco.

Eckert Seamans welcomed associate Sarah Morrissey in White Plains, N.Y. She handles labor and employment litigation, bankruptcy, and product liability.

Greenspoon Marder added partner Nandini P. Nair, senior associate Arti K. Desai, and associate Michael Bergman to its immigration practice group in Iselin, N.J.

Miles & Stockbridge elected labor and employment lawyer Daniel Altchek in Baltimore as a new principal.

Outten & Golden, a worker-side employment law firm, added three attorneys—Jalise R. Burt and Luis C. Hansen in New York and Jude C. Nwaokobia in Washington.

Robinson & Cole elected Rachel V. Kushel in Hartford, Conn., a partner. She is a member of the firm’s labor, employment, benefits and immigration group.

Stoel Rives named employment litigator Bryan L. Hawkins in Sacramento, Calif., to partnership.