Workflows: Law Firm News for Dec. 13, 2017

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By Gayle Cinquegrani

In Workflows, Bloomberg Law brings you the latest in the steady stream of news about labor and employment lawyers.

Andrews Kurth Kenyon elected Kelly A. Ultis in Houston to its partnership, effective Jan. 1. Ultis specializes in executive compensation and employee benefits.

Worklaw firm Fisher Phillips added litigator Sharlene Koonce as an associate in San Francisco.

Fletcher Tilton in Worcester, Mass., added associate Scott E. Regan to its litigation practice group. He will focus on employment and corporate litigation.

Kendra S. Canape joined Gordon & Rees as a partner in Irvine, Calif. She is a member of the firm’s labor, employment, and commercial litigation practice groups and co-chair of its securities litigation group.

Husch Blackwell promoted David W. Eckhardt in Milwaukee and Anthony G. Grice in St. Louis to partner, effective Jan. 1. Eckhardt specializes in employee benefits, executive compensation, and taxation. Grice focuses on labor and employment matters.

King & Spalding elevated Laura R. Westfall, a senior associate in New York who specializes in employee benefits and executive compensation, to partnership, effective Jan. 1.

Morris, Manning & Martin elected Mark Zisholtz in Atlanta to partnership, effective Jan. 1. Zisholtz heads the firm’s contingent labor practice group.

Plunkett Cooney promoted associate Courtney L. Nichols in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., to shareholder, effective Jan. 1. Nichols leads the firm’s labor and employment law practice group.

Snell & Wilmer added Craig O’Loughlin as a partner in the labor and employment group. He will divide his time between the firm’s offices in Phoenix and Costa Mesa, Calif.

Vedder Price added Jonathon P. Reinisch as an associate in Chicago. He belongs to the firm’s litigation practice group and has experience in employment litigation and trade secrets.

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