Workflows: Law Firm News for Jan. 19, 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.

Armstrong Teasdale has added Vance O. Knapp as a partner in Denver. He belongs to the firm’s employment and labor practice group.

Cozen O’Connor has welcomed three immigration lawyers to its labor and employment group in Miami: Scott E. Bettridge, who joined as a member; and Michael W. Stevenson and Daniela Berisiartu Barshel, who joined as associates.

Employment attorney Julie A. Uebler has joined Greenblatt, Pierce, Funt & Flores in Philadelphia as a partner.

Jones Walker has promoted three labor and employment law associates to partnership status: P.J. Kee and Mary Margaret Spell in New Orleans and Lindsay Thomas Dowdle in Jackson, Miss.

Maura D. McLaughlin has been elected to the partnership at Morgan, Brown & Joy, a management-side labor and employment law firm in Boston.

Sam Fulkerson and Victor Albert have joined management-side labor and employment firm Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart as shareholders. They will work in Ogletree’s new office in Oklahoma City, where Fulkerson will serve as managing shareholder.

Robinson & Cole has added Patrick W. Begos as a partner in Stamford, Conn. Begos specializes in ERISA litigation.

Steven C. Reingold has joined Saul Ewing as a partner in the labor and employment and commercial litigation practices. He will work in the firm’s Boston and New York offices.

Venable has promoted the following attorneys to counsel: Megan Mann in New York, who is in the firm’s labor and employment and education practices; Nicholas Reiter in New York, whose practice focuses on labor and employment matters and commercial litigation; and Jennifer Prozinski in Tysons Corner, Va., who focuses her practice on labor and employee benefits law.

In Memoriam: Leigh Stephenson-Kuhn, a retired partner at Lane Powell in Portland, Ore., who devoted his practice to employee benefits law and ERISA compliance.

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