Workflows: Law Firm News for Aug. 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.

Arnall Gordon Gregory added Jeff Gordon as a partner in its employee benefits and executive compensation and corporate and securities practice groups in Atlanta.

Best Best & Krieger in Sacramento, Calif., added partner Jeffrey Chang, counsel Susan Neethling, and pension consultant David Allen to its employee benefits and executive compensation practice group.

John David Gardiner joined Bodman in Grand Rapids, Mich., as a member. Gardiner will belong to the firm’s workplace law and litigation and alternative dispute resolution practice groups.

Cozen O’Connor added Barry Kearney, former associate general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, as counsel in its labor and employment practice in Washington.

Jennifer Platzkere Snyder, a partner at Dilworth Paxson in Philadelphia, was appointed employer co-chair of the Committee on Practice and Procedure Under the NLRA, a committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law.

Dinsmore & Shohl added Tammy R. Bennett in Cincinnati as a partner in the employment, labor and benefits department.

Judith Wethall and Finn Pressly joined McDermott Will & Emery in Chicago as partners in the employee benefits practice group.

Nixon Peabody promoted two labor and employment attorneys-- Matthew Frankel in Boston and Matthew Goedert in San Francisco--to counsel.

Offit Kurman added three lawyers to its labor and employment practice group in Wilmington, Del.--principal Kevin Fasic, principal Katherine Randolph Witherspoon, and associate Anthony Delcollo.

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick added M. John Burgess in Tampa, Fla., as a partner in the employee compensation and benefits and taxation practice groups.

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