Workflows: Law Firm News

In Workflows, Bloomberg Law brings you the latest in the steady stream of news about labor and employment lawyers.

Employment lawyer Pankit Doshi, a partner at DLA Piper in San Francisco, was named president of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.

Dorsey & Whitney named labor and employment lawyer Jillian Kornblatt in Minneapolis a partner, effective Jan. 1.

Epstein Becker Green promoted David J. ClarkAime Dempsey, and Kate B. Rhodes to membership, effective Jan. 1. They work in the firm’s employment, labor, and workforce management practice in New York.

Gullett Sanford Robinson & Martin in Nashville, Tenn., hired Hilary Dennen as an associate in its labor and employment section.

Worklaw firm Jackson Lewis added Mary Costigan in Morristown, N.J., as an associate in its privacy, e-communication and data security practice group.

McGuireWoods has selected the following lawyers for partnership effective Jan. 1: Michael H. Barker of the tax and employee benefits group in Richmond, Va.;Felicia M. Gardner of the tax and employee benefits group in Charlotte, N.C.; and Sylvia J. Kim of the labor and employment practice group in San Francisco.

Labor and employment lawyer Michelle Alcala joined Powell & Leon in Austin, Texas, as a senior associate.

Taylor Dewberry joined Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C., as an associate in the employment, labor and human resources practice group.

White & Case named immigration lawyer Poonam Gupta in New York counsel.

Wright Lindsey Jennings added labor and employment attorney Daveante Jones as an associate in Little Rock, Ark.

To contact the reporter on this story: Gayle Cinquegrani in Washington at gcinquegrani@bloomberglaw.com

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Tony Harris at tharris@bloomberglaw.com