Workflows: Law Firm News for Jan. 10, 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.

Balch & Bingham named Ashley Eley Cannady in Jackson, Miss., a partner. She is a member of the labor and employment practice.

Diana S. Brown has been made a partner at Bricker & Eckler in Columbus, Ohio. She practices labor and employment and education law.

Worklaw firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete promoted Christopher M. Pardo in Boston and Alyssa K. Peters in Macon, Ga., to partner status. The firm also elevated seven partners to equity partner status: Theresa M. Connolly in Fairfax, Va.; Andrew L. Eisenberg in Boston; Nicole H. Howell in Kansas City, Mo.; J. Hunter Johnson in Dallas; Jason C. Logan in Macon, Ga.; Piyumi M. Samaratunga in Minneapolis; and Jill S. Stricklin in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Workplace law firm Jackson Lewis has elevated 21 lawyers to the rank of principal: Nathan W. Austin in Sacramento, Calif.; Stacey A. Bastone in Melville, N.Y.; Jason D. Berkowitz in Miami; Jessica Feinstein, Ross Gardner and Sarah J. Millsap in Omaha, Neb.; Alyson J. Guyan in Reston, Va.; Paul Holscher in Raleigh, N.C.; Ryan M. Martin in Cincinnati; Lisa A. McClane in Las Vegas; Daniel L. Messeloff in Cleveland; Talley R. Parker in Dallas; Hazel U. Poei and Armen Zenjiryan in Los Angeles; Jeffrey L. Rudd in Chicago; Kyle B. Russell in Overland Park, Kan.; T. Chase Samples in Greenville, S.C.; Daniel D. Schudroff in New York; S. Sean Shahabi in Irvine, Calif.; Veronica T. von Grabow in Denver; and Tyler White in Jacksonville, Fla.

Jones Day has named Craig Friedman in Atlanta, Lindsay Hedrick in Dallas and Liat Yamini in Los Angeles to partnership in the firm. They all focus their practice on labor and employment law.

Lane Powell has elected Erin M. Wilson a shareholder in Seattle. She concentrates her practice on employment litigation and class action and white collar criminal defense.

Michael J. Anzelmo and Brian M. Barnwell have been promoted to partnership at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough in Columbia, S.C. Both practice with the firm’s employment litigation team.

Anthony “Tony” DeCristoforo has joined management-side labor and employment law firm Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart. DeCristoforo will serve as the founding and managing shareholder of Ogletree’s new Sacramento office. Ogletree shareholder Bob Jones and counsel Becki Graham also will work in Sacramento.

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