Workflows: Law Firm News for April 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.

Robert J. Thorpe has joined Barclay Damon in Syracuse, N.Y., as an associate in the labor and employment and commercial litigation practices.

Bullard Law, a worklaw firm in Portland, Ore., has promoted five lawyers to shareholder status: Megan J. Crowhurst, Liani J. Reeves, Daniel L. Rowan, Kara Backus, and Benjamin P. O’Glasser.

Dickinson Wright has added Carlos B. Gutierrez as counsel in Phoenix. His practice focuses on employment and complex commercial litigation.

Emily Burkhardt Vicente in Los Angeles and Kevin J. White in Washington are the new co-heads of the labor and employment practice at Hunton & Williams. Cecelia Philipps Horner in Richmond, Va., is the new head of the firm’s tax and ERISA practice.

Worklaw firm Jackson Lewis has named employment litigator Lee Lastovich as managing principal of the firm’s Minneapolis office.

Chicago law firm Neal Gerber Eisenberg has added Linda Hoseman as a partner in its employee benefits and executive compensation group.

Poly Stamou and Daniel Carr have joined Royal, a management-side labor and employment law firm in Northampton, Mass., as associates.

Sanford Heisler, a civil rights and public interest law firm that represents workers in employment discrimination and wage and hour cases, is now called Sanford Heisler Sharp. Former federal district judge Kevin H. Sharp has joined the firm as the managing partner of its new office in Nashville, Tenn.

Vedder Price has added Anna Zielinski in Chicago as an associate in its employment and executive compensation and employee benefits practice groups.

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

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

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