Melinda Jayson has set up her own practice, moving from Texas law firm Cox Smith Matthews.
Morrison & Foerster LLP has hired Deanne Maynard, the former assistant to the US solicitor general at the Department of Justice, as a partner in its Washington, DC, office.
Brett Hart, the former assistant general counsel and senior vice president of Sara Lee has been promoted to general counsel and executive vice president of the corporation.
Pharmaceuticals company Akorn has announced the appointment of Joseph Bonaccorsi as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary based at the corporate headquarters in Lake Forest, California.
John Mulrain has been appointed to senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of the Phoenix Companies based in Hartford, Connecticut.
Jon Eisenberg is joining the New York and Washington, DC, offices of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP.
Nadia Darwazeh will leave O'Melveny & Myers LLP in June this year to join the secretariat of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) as counsel for Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
D J Baker has joined the New York office of Latham & Watkins LLP as the global co-chair of the firm’s insolvency practice group.
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