Workflows: Law Firm News for Jan. 5, 2017

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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.

Michael Greco has been named the regional managing partner of the Denver office of worklaw firm Fisher Phillips. Greco belongs to the firm’s employee defection and trade secrets practice group. Fisher Phillips also has promoted employment litigator Jeffrey A. Fritz in Boston from counsel to partner.

Immigration lawyer Brian Schield has joined worklaw firm Jackson Lewis in Los Angeles as a principal.

Littler Mendelson, a management-side labor and employment law firm, has elevated the following lawyers to shareholder status: Ethan Balsam in Washington; Barbara Blackburn in Sacramento, Calif.; David Broderick in Newark, N.J.; Daniel Gonzalez, Sarah Ross and Kayvan Iradjpanah in Los Angeles; Jennifer Harpole in Denver; Maria Harrington in Irvine, Calif.; John Hong and Aurelio Pérez in San Francisco; Erik Hult in Columbus, Ohio; Christine Hogan, Meredith Kaufman and Lauren Schwartzreich in New York; Shella Neba in Atlanta; Kevin Koligian in Fresno, Calif.; Shin-I Lowe in Miami; Maiko Nakarai-Kanivas in Walnut Creek, Calif.; Kellie Tabor in Seattle; Jennifer Warberg in Portland, Ore.; Jill Weimer in Pittsburgh; Amy Ryder Wentz in Cleveland; and Russell Zimmerer in Dallas. Lilanthi Ravishankar in San Jose, Calif., was elevated from knowledge management counsel to principal. In addition, Michael S. Moschel has joined Littler’s office in Nashville, Tenn., as a shareholder.

Littler also named three new office managing shareholders: Stephen D. Dellinger in Charlotte, N.C., and Columbia, S.C.; Patricia J. Martin in St. Louis; and Theodore A. Schroeder in Pittsburgh and W.Va.

Outten & Golden, an employee rights law firm, promoted Melissa E. Pierre-Louis in New York to counsel and added Erin M. Pressman in San Francisco as an associate. Pierre-Louis co-chairs the firm’s family responsibilities and disability discrimination practice group.

Stephanie H. Grant has joined Warner Norcross & Judd in Southfield, Mich., as senior counsel. Grant concentrates her practice in labor and employment, employee benefits and compensation, and taxation.

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