Brussels boutique Vermulst Verhaeghe Graafsma & Bronckers has welcomed Yves Van Gerven as a partner.
Arnold & Porter LLP has bolstered its patent litigation team in London with the recruitment of a team of four lawyers led by IP specialist David Perkins.
Kellye Walker has been named the new senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of American Water, replacing George Patrick who served the corporation for over 10 years.
Edward Levin has joined the real estate practice group of Gordon Feinblatt Rothman Hoffberger & Hollander LLC in Baltimore.
Robert Walls Jr has joined the Clear Channel Communications as executive vice president and general counsel based in San Antonio.
Texas tax boutique Meadows Collier Reed Cousins & Blau LLP has changed its name to Meadows Collier Reed Cousins Crouch & Ungerman LLP, following the departure of Charles Blau in 2009.
Shipping expert Simon Tatham has joined the London office of Norwegian firm Wikborg Rein LLP on 1 January 2010.
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