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• The acquisition of the approximately 17-lawyer Los Angeles firm of Brown Winfield & Canzoneri by McKenna Long

• The acquisition of the entire 20-attorney Los Angeles office of Texas-based Jenkens & Gilchrist by BakerHostetler

• Represented 40-attorney Van Etten Suzimoto & Becket in Santa Monica in its acquisition by McGuireWoods

• Business/entertainment/IP litigation partners Eddie Woods and Susan Leader with counsel Alex Stolyar and David Gallagher from Beverly Hills-based Browne Woods & George to the Century City office of Akin Gump

• Patent and trademark prosecution partner Troy Schmelzer from the Los Angeles office of Norton Rose Fulbright into the Los Angeles office of BakerHostetler

• China practice and litigation partner Yi-Chin Ho from the Los Angeles office of Manatt Phelps into the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins.

• O’Melveny & Myers Los Angeles-office litigation partner Bob Welsh into the Los Angeles office of BakerHostetler

• Patent/IP litigator and China practice partner Tom Chan and the Chan Law Group into the Los Angeles office of Fox Rothschild

• Corporate partner James Levin from the Los Angeles office of O’Melveny & Myers into the Los Angeles office of Winston & Strawn

• Insurance coverage/business litigation partners Joan Cotkin and Terry Leuin from Cotkin & Collins in Los Angeles into the Los Angeles office of Nossaman

• Family law/employment/business litigation partners Karen Freitas and Ed Langhammer from Cotkin & Collins in Los Angeles into the Los Angeles office of Burke Williams

• Patent litigation partner Andrew Grossman from the Los Angeles office of Pillsbury Winthrop into the Los Angeles office of WilmerHale

• Employment litigation partner Phyllis Kupferstein from the Los Angeles office of McDermott Will into the Los Angeles office of Payne & Fears

• Patent litigation partner Brian Arnold from the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis into Thomas Whitelaw in Orange County

• Bankruptcy and commercial finance partner Ben Seigel, formerly head of the firmwide practice at Buchalter Nemer in Los Angeles, to Greenberg & Bass in Encino

• Litigation partner Michael Katz from the Orange County office of Morrison & Foerster into Thomas Whitelaw in Orange County

• Litigation partner Melodie Larsen from Rintala Smoot in Los Angeles into Burke Williams in Los Angeles

• Litigation partner Jeff Swedo from Bowman and Brooke in Gardena into the Orange County office of Gordon & Rees

• Litigation firm Gelfand & Glaser in Los Angeles acquired by Weissmann Wolff Bergman Coleman Grodin & Evall in Beverly Hills

• The acquisition of the distinguished insurance coverage and appellate firm of Neumeyer & Boyd in Los Angeles by Michelman & Robinson

• Litigation partner Corey Hayden from K&R Law Group in Los Angeles as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Physicians Management Group in Los Angeles

• Corporate and securities partner Martin Florman and estate planning and general business partner J. Wayne Allen from the Orange County office of Berger Kahn into the Orange County office of Buchalter Nemer

• Corporate and private equity partner Ray LaSoya from the Los Angeles office of Pillsbury Winthrop into the Los Angeles offices of Hughes Hubbard & Reed

• Litigation partner Vicki Freimann from the Los Angeles office of Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Matzger, & Melnick into the Los Angeles office of Carroll, Burdick & McDonough

• IP litigation partner Allan Gabriel from the Los Angeles office of Thelen Reid into the Los Angeles office of Dykema Gossett

• Litigation (and name) partner Dan Mason, together with litigation partners Scott Campbell, Craig Corbett, Joe Bell and Christopher Micheletti and various associates, from Furth, Fahrner & Mason in San Francisco into the San Francisco office of Zelle, Hofmann, Voebel Mason & Gette

• Real estate partner Marc Benezra from Reish & Luftman in Los Angeles into the Los Angeles office of BakerHostetler

• Entertainment litigation partner Gary Gans from Richards Watson & Gershon in Los Angeles into Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp in Los Angeles

• Family law partner Sylvia Soto from Van Sickle & Rawley in Thousand Oaks into Nordman Cormany Hair & Compton in Ventura

• Antitrust/general business litigation partner Eliot Disner from the Law Offices of Eliot Disner in Los Angeles (formerly a partner with Ervin Cohen and Manatt Phelps), together with several associates, into Van Etten, Suzimoto & Becket in Santa Monica

• Real estate partner Linda Koffman from the Los Angeles office of Orrick Herrington into the Santa Monica office of Bryan Cave

• Litigation partner Mitchell Reinis from Buchalter Nemer in Los Angeles into Silver & Freedman in Los Angeles

• Litigation partner Carole Handler from O’Donnell & Shaeffer in Los Angeles into the Los Angeles office of Thelen Reid

• Litigation and founding partner Gerard Fox with litigation partner Raul Perez from Fox Spillane Shaeffer in Los Angeles into Liner Yankelevitz in Los Angeles

• Litigation partner Larry Steinberg from the Los Angeles office of Hall Dickler into Gilchrist & Rutter in Santa Monica

• Litigation partners George Koelzer, Earl Imhoff, Jr., Robert Zapf, William Enger and James Koelzer, and transactional partner Russell Roten, from the Los Angeles office of Hancock Rothert into the Los Angeles office of Coudert Brothers

• Corporate partner Marty Fern from the Los Angeles office of Luce Forward into Silver & Freedman in Los Angeles

• Litigation partner Ram Cogan from Lindahl Schnabel in Los Angeles into Phillips, Lerner & Lauzon in Los Angeles

• Litigation partner James Grant from the Los Angeles office of McDermott Will into the Los Angeles office of Stephan, Oringher, Richman & Theodora

• Real estate partner Douglas Workman from the Los Angeles office of Arter & Hadden into the Los Angeles office of Stephan, Oringher, Richman & Theodora

• Corporate partner Ronald Husdon from the Los Angeles office of Kelley Drye into the Orange County and Los Angeles offices of Pillsbury Winthrop

• Real estate (and name) partner Kenneth Fields from Wallacott Jannol & Fields into Silver & Freedman in Los Angeles

• Corporate and securities partner and former Commissioner of Corporations of the State of California Keith Bishop from the Orange County office of Irell & Manella into the Orange County office of Buchalter Nemer

• Real estate litigation counsel Christine Scheuneman and associate from the Los Angeles office of Paul, Hastings into the Orange County office of Pillsbury Winthrop

• Real estate partner Marc Benezra from the Los Angeles office of Stephan, Oringher, Richman & Theodora into Weissmann, Wolff, Bergman, Coleman, Grodin & Evall in Beverly Hills

• Bankruptcy partners Byron Moldo and Peter Davidson, and one associate, from the Los Angeles office of Oppenheimer Wolff into Dressler Rein Evans & Sestanovich in Los Angeles

• Corporate and securities partner Michael Sullivan from the San Francisco office of Cooley Godward to Howard Rice in San Francisco

• Litigation (and name) partner Dean Herman of Gabriel, Herman & Peretz in Los Angeles into Michelman & Robinson in Encino

• The corporate boutique firm of Bruck and Perry in Orange County, including partners Richard Bruck, David Perry, Karen Winnett, Paul Nyquist, Dan Donahue and Teresa Fineman, together with three associates, into the Orange County office of Oppenheimer Wolff

• Municipal law/municipal finance partners Tim Sabo, David Gondek, Diane Holman, and Alexis Crump from Sabo & Green into the San Bernardino office of Lewis D’Amato

• The litigation firm of Langberg, Cohn & Drooz in Los Angeles, including partners Barry Langberg (noted defamation/entertainment litigator), Eileen Cohn and Deborah Drooz, together with three associates, into the Los Angeles office of Bronson, Bronson

• Corporate partners Gregg Amber, Gilbert Kruger and Larry Cerutti, together with two associates, from the Orange County office of Snell & Wilmer into Rutan & Tucker in Orange County

• Litigation partner Otis McGee, named partner (and one of the nation’s most visible
minority lawyers) of Arnelle, Hastie, McGee, Willis & Greene in San Francisco, together with several associates, into the San Francisco office of Sheppard Mullin

• Litigation (and Los Angeles office managing) partner Michael Williams from the Los Angeles office of Andrews & Kurth into the Los Angeles office of Heller Ehrman

• Labor partner Deborah Saxe, head of the labor practice at the Los Angeles office of Jones Day, into the Los Angeles office of Heller Ehrman

• Litigation partner Todd Theodora from O’Flaherty & Belgum in Orange County into the Orange County office of Stephan, Oringher, Richman & Theodora

• Corporate/tax (and name) partners Paul Levinson and Milton Miller, family law partner Gary Jacobs and one associate from Levinson, Miller, Jacobs & Phillips in Los Angeles into Valensi, Rose & Magaram in Los Angeles

• Healthcare partners David Volk, Dennis Diaz, Robert Girard and Robert Schuchard, together with two associates, from Musick Peeler in Los Angles into the Los Angeles office of Sonnenschein Nath

• Adams, Duque & Hazeltine firm chairman (and Los Angeles office litigation partner) Lonnie Woolverton, Los Angeles office litigation partner James Moak, Los Angeles office ERISA partners John Viola and David Bacon, Los Angeles office labor partner Remy Kessler, and San Francisco office managing partner and litigator James Wilcox, together with six associates, to the Los Angeles and San Francisco offices of Thelen Marrin

• Corporate partners Jeff Berg and Ken Hoff, litigation partner Michael Matthias and tax partner Stuart Singer from the West Los Angeles office of Luce Forward, into the Los Angeles office of Jenkens & Gilchrist

• Corporate partner Herbert Sturman, litigation (and firm managing) partner Michael Blumenfeld, together with three associates, effecting the dissolution of Fierstein & Sturman in Los Angeles, into the firm of Freeman, Freeman & Smiley in Los Angeles

• Corporate partner Greg Preston and litigation partner Joseph Thomas, together
with three associates, from the Orange County office of Brobeck Phleger into the Qrange County office of McDermott Will

• Construction partners James Acret and Peggy Gerber from Gibbs, Giden, Locher &
Acret into the Los Angeles office of Thelen Marrin

• Labor partners Linda Husar and Tom Hill from Musick Peeler in Los Angeles to the
Los Angeles office of Thelen Marrin

• Labor (and name) partner Brian Rexon from Rexon, Freedman, Klepetar & Hambleton in Los Angeles into Swerdlow Florence Sanchez & Rathbun in Beverly Hills

• Environmental partner Greg McClintock, senior name partner of Los Angeles’ most visible environmental boutique, McClintock, Weston, Benshoof, Rochefort, Rubalcava & MacCuish, into the Los Angeles office of Mayer Brown

• Litigation partners David Markun, Jeffrey Compton, Edward Zusman, Ronald Kravitz and Dennis Kelly, together with several associates, from the Los Angeles and San Franicisco offices of Zelle Hofmann Voelbel Mason & Gette into Liner, Yankelevitz, Sunshine & Regenstreif in Santa Monica and San Francisco

• Litigation partner Mark Geraghty and one associate from Dickson, Carlson & Campillo in Santa Monica into Thelen Marrin in Los Angeles

• Litigation partner Kevin Bjerregaard and one associate from the Orange County office of Bryan Cave into the Orange County office of McDermott Will

• Construction partner Michael Bayard, who headed Pillsbury Madison’s construction practice in Los Angeles, with senior associate Bryan Jackson, to head the construction practice at the Los Angeles office of Sonnenschein, Nath

• Bankruptcy partner Tom Coleman and one associate from the Los Angeles office of Morgan Lewis into Troy & Gould in Los Angeles

• Real estate partner Bruce Boyd and one associate from the Orange County office
of Lewis D’Amato into the Orange County office of Buchalter, Nemer

• Labor partners Richard Simmons and Doug Hart, together with seven associates, from Musick Peeler in Los Angeles into Sheppard, Mullin in Los Angeles

• Litigation partners Stephen Contopulos and Bradley Ellis, corporate partner Philip Battaglia and one senior associate from the Los Angeles office of Donovan Leisure into the Los Angeles office of Sidley & Austin

• Litigation (and firmwide managing) partner Eugene Chiarelli, real estate partner Martin Orlick and labor partner Dennis McAteer from the San Francisco office of Tobin & Tcbin to start up a San Francisco office of Arter & Hadden; litigation partner John Hosack, managing partner of the Los Angeles office of Tobin & Tobin, into the Los Angeles office of Arter & Hadden; and bankruptcy partner Eric Dean, litigation partners Joseph Nardulli, Steve Cote and Tim Kindellon and approximately eleven associates from the Orange County office of Lewis D’Amato into the Orange County office of Arter & Hadden

• Litigation partners Karl Urland and Arthur Morello, one of counsel and two associates from Urland & Morello in Orange County into the Orange County office of Pettit & Martin; then, upon the demise of Pettit & Martin, Karl Urland into the Orange County office of Cox, Castle & Nicholson

• Corporate partners Jerry Slaby (former managing partner) and Robert Philibosian from the Los Angeles office of Baker & McKenzie to Sheppard Mullin in Los Angeles

• Litigation (and name) partner Daphne Stegman from Stegman & Caragozian in Los Angeles into Ervin, Cohen & Jessup in Beverly Hills

• Entertainment lawyer Marc Staenberg of the Law Offices of Marc Staenberg in Los Angeles into Tisdale & Nicholson in Los Angeles

• Corporate partner Susan Wolff from Loeb & Loeb in Los Angeles into Ervin, Cohen & Jessup in Beverly Hills

• Environmental partner Richard Opper and one associate from Jennings, Engstrand & Henrickson in San Diego into the San Diego office of McKenna & Cuneo

• Bank litigation partner Alan Mirman and two associates from. Santa Monica’s Michel, Cerney & Mirman to banking boutique Horgan, Rosen, Beckham & Coren in Los Angeles

• Pettit & Martin firm chairman Ted Russell, management committee members Robert Thompson, Randal Short and James Lowy and fellow San Francisco office partners Joan Story, Joe Petrillo, Tia Miyamoto and Philip Atkins-Pattenson, and Pettit & Martin Orange County office managing partner Marshall Tanner and Paul Rafferty, into the San Francisco and Orange County offices, respectively, of Sheppard Mullin, together with approximately 6 associates

• Labor partners Paul Coady and Victor Yacullo from Kindel & Anderson in Los Angeles into Riordan & McKinzie in Los Angeles

• Corporate (and name) partner Ross Arbiter and litigation partner Tom Gehring from Beverly Hills’ Richman, Lawrence, Mann, Greene, Arbiter & Chizever into Solish, Jordan & Wiener in Los Angeles, forming Solish, Jordan, Arbiter & Wiener

• Litigation partners Fred Trester and Steve Knapp, together with four associates, out of the Los Angeles office of San Francisco’s Bishop, Barry, Howe, Haney & Ryder into the Los Angeles office of Wilson Elser

• Bankruptcy partners David Gould and Steven Spector, together with four associates, from Los Angeles bankruptcy boutique Danning, Gill, Gould, Diamond & Spector into the Los Angeles office of McDermott Will

• Real estate partners Jay Shafran, Michael Ring, Matthew Fragner, Norbert Seifert and Charles Campbell and senior associate Mary Denise O’Conner from the Los Angeles office of Mayer Brown into the Los Angeles office of Sonnenschein Nath

• Sports/corporate partner Daniel Grigsby, litigation partners Michael Heumann and Stephen Wiman, with two associates, from the Fine Perzik firm in Los Angeles into Nossaman, Guthner, Knox & Elliott in Los Angeles

• Real estate finance partners Bernie Schneider, Jill Draffin and four associates out of the Orange County office of Buchalter Nemer into the Orange County office of McDermott Will

• Real estate partners Bruce Newman and Caryl Delano from Volk, Newman, Gralla & Karp in Los Angeles into the Los Angeles office of Arter & Hadden

• Real estate and litigation partners Ken Kaplan, Richard Ruben, Henry Stiepel and Alan Droste out of Orange County’s Drummy, Garrett, King & Harrison to create the Orange County office of Pillsbury Madison

• Litigation partner Bruce Friedman and litigation of counsel Kenneth Meyers from the Cotkin, Collins firm in Los Angeles into Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp in Los Angeles

• Banking partners Jonathan Joseph and Stephen Austin from Rosen, Wachtell & Gilbert in Los Angeles into the San Francisco office of Pillsbury Madison

• Labor partners Benjamin Tish and Ronald Goldberg from Feldman, Krieger, Goldman & Tish in Washington, D.C. into the Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles offices of Memel, Jacobs, Pierno & Gersh, respectively

• Biotechnology patent prosecution partner Stephanie Seidman, together with eight patent agents, from Brown, Martin, Hailer & McClain in San Diego into the San Diego office of Heller Ehrman

• Project finance partner Eugene Lu, together with one senior associate, out of the Los Angeles office of Rogers & Wells into the Los Angeles office of Sidley & Austin

• Litigation partner Paul Wools and three associates from Knapp, Petersen & Clarke in Los Angeles to head up the Los Angeles office of Kroll & Tract

• Construction partner Don Wilson and one associate to Grace, Skocypec, Cosgrove & Schirm in Los Angeles

• Corporate partner Brian Sullivan from the Los Angeles office of Graham & James into Miller & Holguin in Los Angeles

• Labor partner Karl Schmidt from the Los Angeles office of Pillsbury Madison into Parker, Milliken, Clark, O’Hara & Samuelian in Los Angeles

• Real estate partner Tony Theophilos from the San Francisco office of Coudert Bros. into the San Francisco office of Crosby Heafey

• Bankruptcy partner Maureen McQuaid from the San Francisco office of Bronson Bronson into the San Francisco office of Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro

• Real estate partner Geoffrey Payne from Drummy King White & Gire in Orange County into the Orange County office of Cox, Castle & Nicholson

• Bankruptcy partner Ivan Kallick from the Los Angeles office of McDermott Will into Manatt Phelps in Los Angeles

• Appellate partner Harry Chamberlain from Musick, Peeler & Garrett in Los Angeles into Ginsburg, Stephan, Oringher & Richman in Los Angeles

• Bankruptcy partner Michael Cooper and one associate from Oakland’s Wendel, Rosen, Black, Dean & Levitan into Pettit & Martin in San Francisco

• Bankruptcy partner Harvey Leiderman and one associate from Landels, Ripley & Diamond in San Francisco into Steefel, Levitt & Weiss in San Francisco

• Litigation partner Jon Rapore from Rapore & Schrage in Santa Monica into Mayer, Glassman, Gaines & Rapore in Los Angeles

• Litigation (and office managing) partner Randall Miller from the Los Angeles office of Long & Levit into the Los Angeles office of Sedgwick Detert

• Bankruptcy partner Paul Beck from the Los Angeles office of McDermott Will into Tuttle & Taylor in Los Angeles

• Project finance/international transactions partner John Forry out of the Los Angeles office of Rogers & Wells to head up the firmwide project finance practice of McDermott Will out of its New York office

• International banking partner Joseph Hudson from the Los Angeles office of BakerHostetler into Sheppard Mullin in Los Angeles

• Litigation (and name) partner George Rudolph of Rudolph & Rohr in Orange County to head the litigation practice of the Orange County office of Arter & Hadden

• ERISA partner Mark Grushkin from Musick Peeler in Los Angeles into Allen Matkins in Los Angeles

• Litigation partner Jerry Hill from the Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw into the Los Angeles office of Arter & Hadden

• Labor partner Ken Johnson from O’Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles into Miller & Holguin in Los Angeles

• Construction litigation partner Stephen Densmore from the Los Angeles office of Bryan Cave into the Los Angeles office of Wickwire Gavin

• Litigation partner Richard Field from the Los Angeles office of Cadwalader Wickersham into the Los Angeles office of McCutchen Doyle

• Tax partner Brian Seery from Musick Peeler in Los Angeles into the Los Angeles office of Crosby Heafey

• Banking partner Jill Draffin from the Orange County office of McDermott Will into the Orange County office of Arter & Hadden

• Tax partner James O’Neal from the Orange County office of Bryan Cave into Rutan & Tucker in Orange County

• Bankruptcy partner Simon Aron from Jeffer Mangels in Los Angeles into Wolf, Rifkin & Shapiro in Los Angeles

• Corporate partner James Leonard from the Law Offices of James Leonard into the Orange County office of Berger Kahn

• Corporate (and name) partner Keith Rosenbaum from Rosenbaum & Diehl in Orange County into the Orange County office of Berger Kahn

• Labor partner Andrew Peterson from the Los Angeles office of Paul Hastings into the Los Angeles office of Morgan Lewis

• Litigation (and name) partner Paul Hamilton from Hamilton & Samuels in Orange County into Jeffer Mangels in Los Angeles

• Labor partner Linda Deacon from the Los Angeles office of Bryan Cave into the Los Angeles office of Morgan Lewis

• Labor litigation partner Gordon Bosserman, formerly the head of labor practice at the Los Angeles office of Baker & McKenzie, from Love & Bosserman in Los Angeles into the Los Angeles office of Stephan, Oringher, Richman & Theodora

• Municipal partner Peter Thorson from Burke, Williams & Sorensen in Los Angeles into Richards, Watson & Gershon in Los Angeles

• Real estate partner Geoff Mitchell from Saltzburg, Ray & Bergman in Los Angeles into Brown, Winfield & Canzoneri in Los Angeles

• Intellectual property litigation partner Anthony Stiegler from Gray Cary Ware & Friedenrich in San Diego into the San Diego office of Cooley Godward

• Bankruptcy lawyer Phil Ashman from the Orange County office of Brobeck Phleger as Special Counsel into the Orange County office of Graham & James

• Litigation (and name) partner Gary Mobley of Wyman Bautzer spin-off Case, Knowlson, Mobley & Burnett in Orange County into the Orange County office of Ginsburg, Stephan, Oringher & Richman

• Bankruptcy lawyer Robert Mrofka from the Los Angeles office of Morrison & Foerster as of counsel into Lobel & Opera in Orange County

• Real estate partner Greg Ryan from Hanna & Morton in Los Angeles into Miller & Holguin in Los Angeles

• Real estate partner Michael Kaminsky from Wolf, Rifkin & Shapiro in Los Angeles into Stephens, Berg & Lasater in Los Angeles

• Land use partner Robert McMurry from the Los Angeles office of Heller Ehrman into McClintock, Weston, Benshoof, Rochefort, Rubalcava & MacCuish in Los Angeles

• Litigation partner Steven Rice from the Orange County office of Kindel & Anderson into the Orange County office of Crowell & Moring

• Tax partner Sanford Millar from solo practice in Los Angeles into Rubinstein & Perry in Los Angeles

• Litigation partner Gary Schlessinger from Frye & Alberts in Los Angeles into Rosenfeld, Meyer & Susman in Beverly Hills

• Insurance coverage partner Richard Giller from the Los Angeles office of Baker &
Hostetler into Charlston, Revich & Williams in Los Angeles

• Construction partner Larry Lubka from the Los Angeles office of Sedgwick Detert into Hunt, Ortmann, Blasco, Palffy & Rossell in Pasadena

• Litigation (and name) partner Robert Mills from Mills & Schroeder in Pasadena into West Covina’s Crawford, Bacon, Bangs & Briesemeister

• Litigation partner Deborah Klar from Weiss, Scolney, Spees, Danker & Shinderman in Los Angeles into Miller & Holguin in Los Angeles

• Labor and litigation partner Dale Hudson from the Orange County office of Barton,Klugman & Oetting into the Orange County office of Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold

• Litigation partner Rick Kranz from Hamilton & Samuels in Orange County into the Orange County office of Katten Muchin

• Litigation partner Virgil Roth out of the Los Angeles office of Bronson Bronson to head up the litigation department of the Los Angeles office of Pettit & Martin; then,
upon the demise of Pettit & Martin, into the Los Angeles office of Graham & James

• Corporate partner Peter Tennyson from the Orange County office of Jones Day into the Orange County office of Paul Hastings

• Solo litigator Ed Schaffer, formerly a partner at Beverly Hills’ Fulop, Rolston, Burns & McKittrick and DeCastro, West, Chodorow & Burns in Los Angeles into Brown, Winfield & Canzoneri in Los Angeles

• Environmental partner Thomas Bois from the Orange County office of Meserve, Mumper & Hughes into the Orange County office of Sedgwick Detert

• Tax partner John Feldsted from Musick, Peeler in Los Angeles into Miller & Holguin in Los Angeles

• Environmental partner John Ronan from the San Francisco office of Keck, Mahin & Cate into the San Francisco office of Arter & Hadden

• Construction litigation partner Richard Holdemess, head of Graham & James’ construction practice, into the San Francisco office of Pettit & Martin; then, upon the demise of Pettit & Martin, into the San Francisco office of McKenna & Cuneo

• Corporate/health care partner Jack Goldman, who served as the managing partner of the Los Angeles office of Keck, Mahin & Cate, into the Los Angeles office of Arter & Hadden

• Construction litigation (and name) partner Jack Fleming of Los Angeles construction boutique Gibbs, Giden, Locher, Fleming & Acret to Andrade, Fleming & Muzi in Orange County

• Litigation partner Jacqueline Valenzuela, managing partner of Musick, Peeler’s San Diego office, to the Orange County office of Arter & Hadden

• Corporate special counsel Michael Hawkins from the Orange County office of O’Melveny & Myers into the Orange County office of Morrison & Foerster

• Litigation partner Jeff Swedo of Menke, Fahrnoy in Orange County to the Orange County office of Berger Kahn

• Business (and name) litigator Marylin Milner at Pasadena’s Milner, Uriarte & Lorch into the Los Angeles office of Graham & James

• Construction lawyer David Dapper from the Los Angeles office of Pillsbury Madison to open and serve as partner in charge of the Los Angeles office of Wickwire Gavin

• Real estate of counsel Richard Frick from the Los Angeles office of Jones Day into the Los Angeles office of LeBoeuf Lamb

• Construction (and name) partner Scott Turner from Acret, Gropman & Turner in Los Angeles into construction boutique Hunt, Ortmann, Blasco, Palffy & Rossell in Pasadena

• Bankruptcy partner Howard Steinberg from Gendel, Raskoff, Shapiro & Quittner in Los Angeles into the Los Angeles office of Jones Day

• International tax partner Albert Golbert from the Los Angeles office of Bryan Cave into the Los Angeles office of McKenna, Conner

• Litigation partner Michael White from the Marlin, Saltzman firm in Los Angeles into the Hirschtick, Chenen firm in Marina del Rey

• Real estate partner David Kimport from the San Francisco office of Baker & McKinzie into the San Francisco office of Nossaman, Guthner, Knox & Elliott

• Healthcare (and name) partner James Rice from Rice & Segal in Los Angeles into Ervin, Cohen & Jessup in Beverly Hills

• Antitrust litigation partner Joel Bennett from the Kendrick, Netter firm in Los Angeles into Fulwider Patton in Los Angeles

• Tax partner Michael Schulman from solo practice into the Orange County office of Kindel & Anderson

• Corporate partner Jeffrey Berg and one associate from the Los Angeles office of Wood, Lucksinger & Epstein into Zobrist & Vienna in Los Angeles

• Corporate partner Jay Wertheim from Dinkelspiel & Dinkelspiel in San Francisco into Perkins Coie in Los Angeles

• Environmental partner James Arnold from the San Francisco office of Graham & James into the San Francisco office of Pettit & Martin

• Corporate partner Ron Goldie from the Offices of Ron Goldie in Los Angeles into Rosen, Wachtel & Gilbert in Los Angeles

• Corporate (and name) partner Stuart Pellman of Slade & Pellman in New York City into Steefel, Levitt & Weiss in San Francisco

• Litigation partner Bruce Cohen to Jeffer Mangels in Los Angeles from the Orange County office of Dechert

• Real estate (and name) partner Robert LaScala from Friedmann & LaScala in Los Angeles into the Orange County office of Graham & James

• Corporate partner Lach Foster from Morrison & Foerster in Los Angeles into the Holzwarth, Powell firm in Orange County

• Environmental partner Charles Schwenck from Kadison, Pfaelzer, Rossi & Quinn in Los Angeles into the Los Angeles office of Pillsbury Madison

• Municipal law partner Tom Houston, Chief Deputy to Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, to Lewis D’Amato in Los Angeles

• Corporate partner Sheldon Chernove from solo practice in Los Angeles into Reish & Lufman in Los Angeles

• Corporate partner Bryant Young from the Pelavin, Norberg firm in San Francisco into Carroll, Burdick & McDonough in San Francisco

• Insurance partner Dan Simon from solo practice in Los Angeles into the Los Angeles office of Wood, Lucksinger & Epstein

• Estate planning partner Tom Stindt from Rifkind & Sterling in Beverly Hills into Paul, Hastings in Los Angeles

• Corporate partner Clif Smith from Macdonald, Halsted & Laybourne in Los Angeles into Musick Peeler in Los Angeles

• Immigration partner Mark Ivener from the Law Office of Mark Ivener in Los Angeles into Memel, Jacobs, Pierno & Gersh in Los Angeles

• Labor partner Roger Schnapp from Rutan & Tucker in Orange County into the Orange County office of Memel, Jacobs, Pierno & Gersh

• Corporate partner Emmett Harrington from the San Francisco office of Pettit & Martin into the Wendel Lawlor firm in Oakland

• Litigation partner David Bremer from the San Francisco office of Wilson Elser into the San Francisco office of Buchalter Nemer

• International business partner John Liebman from the Grossman, Graven firm in Los Angeles into Nossaman, Guthner, Knox & Elliott in Los Angeles

• Corporate partner Geraldine Green, the Commissioner of Corporations for the State of California, into Rosenfeld, Meyer & Susman in Beverly Hills

• Tax partner Dean Friedman from the Katz, Simon firm in Los Angeles into Leff & Stephenson in Los Angeles

• Litigation partner Robert Gibbs from solo practice in Los Angeles into Rosenfeld, Meyer & Susman in Beverly Hills

• Tax partner Barry London from Dinkelspiel, Donovan & Reder in San Francisco into Lillick & Charles in San Francisco

• Litigation partner Rick Gilchrist from Flint & McKay in Los Angeles into Thomas Shafran Wasser Childs in Los Angeles

• Corporate partner Harry Stahl from the Law Offices of Harry Stahyl in Los Angeles into Zobrist & Vienna in Los Angeles, forming Zobrist Vienna & Stahl

• Litigation partner Arthur Fine from Hahn Cazier & Leff in Los Angeles into Fulop Rolston Burns & McKitrick