Workflows: Law Firm News for July 21, 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.

BakerHostetler added Megan Fields in Cincinnati as a staff attorney in its employment group.

Barnes & Thornburg added Joseph D. Hess as an associate in its labor and employment law department in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry added Kelli N. Church as an associate in its labor and employment practice in Atlanta.

Labor and employment litigator Rick Etter has joined Frost Brown Todd as a member in Pittsburgh.

Labor and employment law firm FordHarrison has named Amy R. Turci the managing partner of its office in Jacksonville, Fla.

Harris Beach partner Laura M. Purcell in Pittsford, N.Y., was elected to a two-year term on the firm’s management committee. Purcell leads the firm’s statewide educational institutions industry team and is a member of its labor and employment law practice group.

Worklaw firm Jackson Lewis added D’Anne Gleicher as a principal in San Francisco.

Michael Best & Friedrich promoted labor and employment lawyer Benjamin T. Johnson in Chicago to the firm’s partnership. Michael Best also added Bethany C. McCurdy in Milwaukee as a senior counsel in its labor and employment practice group.

Labor and employment firm Ogletree Deakins added Robert Ellerbrock as a counsel in Birmingham, Ala. Ellerbrock focuses his practice on employee benefits and ERISA.

Immigration attorney Melissa McNamee joined the Wagner Law Group, an ERISA and employee benefits law firm, as a partner in Boston. Michael L. Russell joined the labor and employment practice at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis as a partner in Nashville, Tenn.

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