Workflows: Law Firm News for June 16, 2016

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By Gayle Cinquegrani

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

Labor and employment lawyer Rose Isard is now an employment relations director at Philadelphia-based food service company Aramark.

Baker Donelson has added Elizabeth Liner as an associate in the labor and employment group in its Baton Rouge, La., office.

Nicholas Gowen is now a partner at Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella in Chicago. He belongs to the labor and employment and litigation practice groups.

Meghan Dolan has joined Campolo, Middleton & McCormick in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., as an associate. Dolan represents corporations, municipalities and individuals in labor law violations, personal injury cases and criminal defense.

Dana F. Hooker has joined DLA Piper as an associate in Vancouver, Canada. She will be in the employment, litigation, arbitration and investigations groups.

The management committee at labor and employment law firm Fisher Phillips re-elected Roger Quillen in Atlanta to be the committee’s chairman and the firm’s managing partner for the coming year. The firm's partners also elected Charles Caulkins in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to his fourth three-year term on the management committee.

Management-side labor and employment law firm FordHarrison has added Patrick H. Ouzts as counsel in its Atlanta office. Ouzts will be a member of the firm's airline practice group. FordHarrison also added Natalya Johnson as a senior associate in its Berkeley Heights, N.J., office.

Alessandra Murata has joined Goodwin Procter in Menlo Park, Calif., as a partner in the ERISA and executive compensation practice.

Danielle M. Rizzo , senior counsel in the Buffalo, N.Y., office of Harris Beach, has been selected as chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Customs and Border Protection National Liaison Committee. Rizzo focuses her practice on immigration and nationality law and employment-based immigration matters.

Workplace law firm Jackson Lewis has added litigator Candace Harrison as a principal in its Orange County, Calif., office.

Irene Vermeeren-Keijzers has joined the Amsterdam office of Jones Day. She will be responsible for the firm's Dutch and European pension, compensation, and benefits practice.

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith has added an employment and labor team in Houston composed of three partners and three associates. Bill Helfand will lead the team, joined by partners Norman Giles and Charles Jeremiah, as well as associates Earl H. Walker, Andrew del Junco and Avniel J. Adler.

Pamela Reynolds , an associate in the Rochester, N.Y., office of worklaw firm Littler Mendelson, has been appointed president of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys.

Employment litigator Nina Huerta has become the office managing partner for Locke Lord in Los Angeles.

Louis R. Moffa Jr. , a partner in the Cherry Hill, N.J., office of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads, is the new president of the Camden County Bar Association. Moffa devotes part of his practice to employment counseling and litigation. Montgomery McCracken also announced it has hired Amanda D. Crawford as an associate in the labor and employment practice group in its Berwyn, Pa., office.

Norton Rose Fulbright has promoted three labor and employment lawyers to of counsel status— Chantal Arsenault in Montreal, Edward Hunnisett in London and Michael Torrance in Toronto.

Cole Wist has rejoined worklaw firm Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart as a shareholder in Denver. He focuses his practice on workplace safety and health and industrial crisis management.

Tammy Daub has joined Paul Hastings in Washington, D.C. She will work in the federal contractor compliance group in the firm's employment law practice.

Robert A. Fisher has joined Seyfarth Shaw in the firm’s labor and employment department as a partner in Boston.

Sophia Alonso has joined the Phoenix office of Steptoe & Johnson as a labor and employment associate. She comes to Steptoe from the National Labor Relations Board.

Bicvan Brown has joined Tressler as an associate in the employment litigation practice in Orange County, Calif.

Nicole A. Smith has joined Venable as a partner in Washington. She specializes in occupational safety and health matters and has represented employers in the aftermath of major workplace accidents.

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