Nelson Mullins hired 16 new attorneys in Boston and also hired Andy Litvak and Anne Marie Garavaglia to work for its Atlanta commercial real estate practice.
Kilpatrick Townsend hired Ben Kleinman-Green to work in its San Francisco patent office.
Jordan Weinstein joined Barnes & Thornburg's Washington, D.C. intellectual property group.
Constangy, Brooks & Smith hired Peter Malanchuk to work in its Nashville office.
Akerman Senterfitt hired Carlos Bermudez to work in its Miami office.
Sedgwick promoted seven attorneys to partner, effective Jan. 1, 2013.
SNR Denton hired Matthew Harper to work in Dallas and Eddie Frastai to work as a real estate attorney in New York City.
Dykema hired Alexandra Rhim to work for its Los Angeles bankruptcy practice.
William McConagha, who spent 17 years with the Food and Drug Administration, has joined Sidley Austin's food, drug, and medical device compliance and enforcement practice in Washington, D.C.
Nelson Levine de Luca & Hamilton hired Louis Kozloff to work in Philadelphia.
Gibson Dunn promoted 11 lawyers to partner, effective Jan. 1, 2013.
Baker Botts promoted 15 lawyers to partner, effective Jan. 1, 2013.