Law Firm Insider: 12/27/12

Find out what's happening at the Best Law Firms

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Herrick, Feinstein hired Richard Kalikow to work in its New York City office.

Jones Day hired John Emmerig to work in its global disputes practice in Sydney, Australia. The firm promoted 45 lawyers to partner.

Hunton & Williams hired Colleeen Doyle and Diana Martin to work in its Los Angeles office.

DLA Piper hired tax lawyer Patrick Connolly to work in its Los Angeles office.

Burr & Forman hired immigration lawyer Anton Mertens to work in its Atlanta office.

Nelson Levine hired Matthew Vuolo to work in its New York City office.

Gilbert Keteltas and Karin Scholz Jenson will be the new heads of BakerHostetler's e-discovery advocacy and management team.

Covington & Burling has hired Julian Hammar to work in its corporate, securities, and energy regulation groups in Washington, D.C.

Kilpatrick Townsend hired Richard Christiansen and Aaron Arpi to work in its San Diego office, Urmil Dave to work in Silicon Valley, Jonathan Harris to work in Winston-Salem, N.C., and Brian O'Donnell to work in its Denver office.

Foley & Lardner hired Jose Patiño and Nicola Pisano in San Diego and Robert Lee in Orlando.

Edwards Wildman hired Gary Urwin to work in its Los Angeles office.

Frederic Adam has joined Foley & Lardner's tax practice in Silicon Valley.

Barnes and Thornburg hired Frank Scutch to work in the firm's intellectual property office in Michigan. The firm also hired Matthew Gruenberg to work in Los Angeles.

Brooks & Smith hired John Weltin to work in its Macon, Ga. office.

BuckleySandler promoted two lawyers to partner and four lawyers to counsel.

Joseph Schmelter will become partner-in-charge of Venable's Tysons Corner, Va. office; Mitch Mirviss will take over the Rockville, Md. office.

Greenlee Sullivan and Lathrop & Gage have merged to become one of the largest law firms in Colorado.

Baker Donelson hired Thomas Buchanan and Andy Rotenstreich to work in its Birmingham, Ala. office.

Kirkland & Ellis hired Sarkis Jebejian to work in its New York City office.

Littler Mendelson hired James Witz to work in its Chicago office.

Lowenstein Sandler hired Seth Goldsamt to work in its New York City office.

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