by Baz Hiralal
Antitrust litigator and competition lawyer Roxann Henry joined Morrison & Foerster LLP as a partner in its Washington office from Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, where she was co-chair of the global antitrust practice. Among merger clearances she worked on are Nestlé SA's $40 billion sale of Alcon stock to Novartis AG and Electronic Data Systems Corp.'s $14 billion acquisition by Hewlett-Packard Co.
Prior to joining Dewey in March 2011, Henry spent 30 years at Howrey LLP.
City National Bank tapped Richard Limekiller as a senior vice president and senior portfolio manager in New York. Limekiller spent nearly 20 years with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, most recently as a senior portfolio manager in the high-net-worth group.
In Memphis, John Lawrence joined Stephens Inc. as a managing director and senior analyst to expand the specialty retail research practice. Lawrence was a managing director in specialty retail at Morgan Keegan & Co., where he spent 15 years.
Duane Morris LLP is adding 16 Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP lawyers to the firm, mostly in New York.
They were led to Duane Morris by Elizabeth Powers, who was on Dewey's executive committee, and Alice T. Kane, former Dewey partner, general counsel at New York Life Insurance Co. and interim global general counsel of Zurich Financial Services.
Cameron MacRae III is one of the 16. He was previously vice chairman and longtime chairman of the corporate department of Dewey & LeBoeuf's predecessor firm, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae. His father, Cameron MacRae Jr., was a name partner of that firm.
The group includes partners Jocelyn Bramble, Hugh McCormick, Mitchel Pahl, Thomas Redekopp, K. Oliver Rust and Mark Walsh, of counsel David Bicks, counsel Steven Levitsky and Edmond Valente and associates Virginia Medina, Lucericia Messiah, Beverly Reyes and Carla Small.
Charles Landgraf, formerly head of Dewey LeBoeuf LLP's legislative and public policy group in Washington and a member of the firm's four-partner office of the chairman, joined Arnold & Porter LLP as a partner.
DLA Piper said a group of lawyers led by partners Joyce Chan and Heng Loong Cheong joined the firm's Hong Kong office from Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP. Chan is the principal of Joyce Sze Ho Chan & Co., Dewey's Hong Kong associated firm. Chan specializes in insurance. Cheong is a corporate lawyer, covering mergers and acquisitions, complex corporate reorganizations and equity and debt capital markets transactions.
Kaye Scholer LLP brought in a four-member securities and financial services litigation group from Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP in Chicago.
Led by former Dewey partner Alan Salpeter, who joins Kaye Scholer as senior counsel, the team includes of counsel Therese King Nohos and Bryan Westhoff and associate Ross Neihaus.
Margaret Keane , formerly a partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, joined employment and labor law firm Littler Mendelson PC as a shareholder in its San Francisco office. Keane was a litigation partner and co-chair of Dewey's global employment dispute resolution practice.
Bowe focuses on the regulation of the North American natural gas, electric and oil pipeline industries as well as energy-related transactions, the development and financing of energy projects and energy-sector privatization in North and South America, the Middle East and Europe.
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP brought in Robert Finkel to the firm's New York office as partner in the corporate group. For the past year, he was a partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP. Before that, Finkel was a partner for 10 years at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, where he specialized in technology, outsourcing and corporate transactions.
New York litigation partners Edwin Baum and Alan Howard joined Crowell & Moring LLP. Baum is the former practice group leader of Proskauer Rose LLP's product liability and consumer litigation practice. Howard was with Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP.
She brings her team, including counsel Raphael Pasiek and three others.
Hogan Lovells added Dean Hansell to its Los Angeles office as a partner in the litigation, arbitration and employment practice from Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP. He is a former Federal Trade Commission prosecutor.
Clippings from the next column:
-- Loomis, Sayles & Co. taps U.S. Trust, Bank of America's Rowland Bankes as head of trading.
-- Checking on Reuters rumor that Deutsche Bank AG vice chair of British M&A, Anthony Parsons, is joining Greenhill & Co.
City National Bank tapped Richard Limekiller as a senior vice president and senior portfolio manager in New York. He spent nearly 20 years with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management.