Workflows: Law Firm News for Jan. 12, 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.

Labor and employment litigator Peter G. Fischer has been elected to partnership at BakerHostetler in Washington.

Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger, a worklaw and immigration firm, has promoted Marianne Koepf in San Francisco to partner.

Management-side worklaw firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete is opening an office in San Francisco. Julius Turman, who is joining the firm as a partner, will head the office. Philip Smith will join the firm in San Francisco as senior counsel.

Ron Holland, Ellen Bronchetti and Pankit Doshi have joined DLA Piper in San Francisco as partners in the firm’s employment practice.

Gregory M. Gochanour has been appointed regional attorney for the Chicago district office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Jeffrey D. Mokotoff has rejoined FordHarrison, a management-side labor and employment law firm, as a partner in Atlanta. Mokotoff worked at the firm from 1996 to 2012. Jeffrey D. Wall has joined FordHarrison in Washington as a partner. He will practice with the firm’s airline group.

Leon Fresco, former head of the Justice Department’s Office of Immigration, has joined Holland & Knight in Washington as a partner.

Workplace law firm Jackson Lewis has appointed Jeffrey Bernick the managing principal for its Phoenix office.

Darren Gibson has joined management-side worklaw firm Littler Mendelson as a shareholder in Austin, Texas.

Morgan Lewis welcomed new partners Rosina Barker and Jonathan Zimmerman in Washington and Steven Witmer in Santa Monica, Calif. All three focus on employee benefits and executive compensation.

Stites & Harbison has promoted Rebecca Weis in Louisville, Ky., to partner. Her practice focuses on labor and employment law.

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