Workflows: Law Firm News for May 10, 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.

Sixteen labor and employment lawyers have joined Cozen O’Connor. The following attorneys will go to Cozen’s Philadelphia office: associate Anna Will Kentz and members Fred D’Angelo Jr., Robert Hawkins, David Hackett, Frances Rayer, Elizabeth Malloy, Michael Hanlon, James Sullivan, Lauren Fox, Joseph Sirbak II and Andrew Rolfes. The following attorneys will go to Cozen’s Pittsburgh office: counsel Bobbi Britton Tucker and members Tom Giotto, Peter Ennis, Brian Balonick and Joseph Quinn. Giotto will co-chair Cozen’s labor and employment department along with Joe Tilson in Chicago.

Dentons US has elevated Andrew Dalin and Lindsay Ditlow to counsel. Dalin practices with the firm’s pensions, benefits and executive compensation group in New York. Ditlow practices with the firm’s employment and labor group in New York.

Shannon Allen has joined DeWitt Ross & Stevens in Brookfield, Wis., as an attorney specializing in labor and employment, business and litigation. Allen is president-elect of the Milwaukee Bar Association.

Lariza Pruneda Hebert, an associate at worklaw firm Fisher Phillips, has relocated to the firm’s Houston office from San Antonio.

Haynes and Boone has promoted Chris Kang in Dallas to counsel. Kang is a member of the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice group.

Litigator Tracey R. Wallace has joined worklaw firm Jackson Lewis in Dallas as a principal.

Littler Mendelson is adding GQ Employment Law, a 16-lawyer boutique firm in London, to the Littler Global verein. The verein is an international association of law firms that share resources such as marketing activities and technology but not profits or internal firm governance. Both Littler and GQ represent management-side clients in labor and employment law.

Littler Mendelson also added Anne Hucker and Michael Kopit as associates in Kansas City, Mo.

Lisa J. Pino has joined Mayer Brown in Washington as counsel in the employment and benefits group, where she focuses on global mobility and immigration. Pino previously served as senior counselor to the secretary of Homeland Security.

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