Workflows: Law Firm News for June 16, 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.

Andrews Kurth Kenyon added Michael W. Massiatte as a counsel in its labor and employment section in Dallas.

In memoriam: Amanda Layton, an employee benefits partner at Duane Morris in Philadelphia, died of breast cancer June 5.

Dinsmore & Shohl added Andrey Tomkiw in Detroit as a partner in the labor and employment department.

Candace Bankovich joined Lewis Wagner in Indianapolis as a partner and chair of the labor and employment practice.

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough in Atlanta added associate Alexia M. Noble to its tax and benefits team, where she focuses on employee benefits and executive compensation.

Labor and employment litigator Walter Brown joined worklaw firm Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart as a shareholder in Kansas City, Mo. Robert Niccolini, an Ogletree Deakins shareholder in Washington and co-chair of the firm’s health-care practice group, was named president-elect designate at the American Health Lawyers Association. Niccolini will serve as AHLA president in fiscal year 2019-2020.

Michael J. Passarella joined Olshan Frome Wolosky in New York as a partner in the firm’s employment practice.

Labaton Sucharow added three partners to its whistle-blower practice: Timothy L. Warren in Chicago, and Steven J. Durham and Robert G. Wilson in Washington.

Stinson Leonard Street has welcomed immigration partner Elizabeth Chatham in Phoenix.

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