Law Firm News for May 19, 2017

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By Gayle Cinquegrani

In Workflows, Bloomberg BNA brings you the latest in the steady stream of news about practitioners of labor and employment law.

Litigator Linda M. Jackson has joined Arent Fox in Washington as a partner. Her practice includes noncompetes, trade secrets, executive compensation, whistle-blower investigations and wrongful discharge matters.

Employee compensation and benefits lawyer David B. Teigman has joined Cadwalader as a partner in the corporate group in New York.

Cozen O’Connor has added four more worklaw attorneys from Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney : labor and employment attorney Brian A. Casal, who is a member in Philadelphia; and employee benefit/ERISA attorneys Lynn Brehm, John H. Wilson, and Matthew Clyde. Brehm will be a member in Charlotte, N.C. Wilson joins as a member in Pittsburgh, where Clyde will be an associate.

Labor and employment law firm FordHarrison has added David M. Gobeo in West Palm Beach, Fla., as a partner.

After absorbing boutique law firm Riddell Williams, Fox Rothschild has added five labor and employment lawyers in Seattle: partners Gena Bomotti, Robert Howie, Laurence Shapero, and Skylar Sherwood; and associate Kristina Markosova.

David B. Fenkell has joined Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young in New York as counsel. Fenkell practices in the area of employee benefits, ERISA, and employee stock ownership plans.

Robert H. Smeltzer has joined Howard & Howard Attorneys as a partner in Chicago. Smeltzer’s practice includes labor and employment, commercial, and intellectual property matters.

Litigator Tracey Wallace has joined workplace law firm Jackson Lewis in Dallas as a principal. Immigration attorney Marcela A. Mendoza has joined the firm in Denver as a principal.

Tyler Paetkau has joined Procopio in Palo Alto, Calif., as a partner in the labor and employment group.

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna has promoted Robert Rosborough IV in Albany, N.Y., to partnership status. Rosborough’s practice includes employment litigation.

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