Workflows: Law Firm News for Aug. 25, 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.

Meredith Kaufman has joined Baker McKenzie in New York as a partner in the employment and compensation practice.

Elkins Kalt Weintraub Reuben Gartside added employment litigator Rebecca Torrey as a partner in Los Angeles.

Christine A. Amalfe, chair of the labor and employment law department at Gibbons in Newark, N.J., has been appointed to the American Bar Association Advisory Council for the Initiative on Achieving Long-Term Careers for Women in Law.

Worklaw firm Jackson Lewis added Justin M. Winter as counsel in Reston, Va. Winter focuses his practice on mine safety and health law. Joanne Braddock Lambert was named managing principal of Jackson Lewis’ office in Orlando, Fla.

Anthony Hall has been elected vice president of finance for the National Bar Association. Hall is the managing shareholder in the Orlando, Fla., office of labor and employment firm Littler Mendelson.

Momkus McCluskey Roberts in Lisle, Ill., promoted attorney Lauryn Parks to partnership status. Parks is a member of the firm’s employment law and commercial litigation groups.

Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge hired employment litigator Jeffrey S. Dornbos as a senior counsel in Holland, Mich.

The Wagner Law Group, an ERISA and employee benefits law firm, added Patrice Maloney-Knauff as counsel in Chicago.

Susan Cancelosi has been appointed associate dean at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit. As a faculty member there, her research focused on employment-based retiree benefits.

Beth Jones in Raleigh, N.C., is the new leader of the labor and employment team at Womble Carlyle.

To contact the reporter on this story: Gayle Cinquegrani in Washington at gcinquegrani@bna.com

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Tony Harris at tharris@bna.com

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