Alums on the Move

December 2020

In Memoriam
Orrick mourns the passing of five treasured members of our Alumni Community:
Diana M. Hastings (Tax/San Francisco)
James K. Haynes (Litigation/San Francisco)
Bruce S. Klafter (Real Estate/San Francisco)
George H. Wang (Corporate/New York)
Paul A. Webber (Firmwide/San Francisco)

Jae-Hyon Ahn (Energy & Infrastructure/Tokyo) has joined Baker & McKenzie LLP in Seoul, South Korea, as a partner.

Easha Anand (Supreme Court and Appellate/San Francisco) has joined the Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center in San Francisco as supreme court and appellate counsel.

Matthew Ashby (Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution/Los Angeles) has joined King & Spalding LLP in Los Angeles as counsel.

Christopher Austin (Capital Markets/New York) has joined Paul Hastings LLP in New York City as a partner.

Antonios Backos (Corporate/New York) has been appointed as chief operating officer at Bluewater Acquisition Corp. Tony also serves as a director for the company.

William Barrett (Real Estate/Los Angeles) has joined Allen Matkins in Los Angeles as an attorney.

Ed Batts (M&A and Private Equity/Silicon Valley) has joined Gibson Dunn in Palo Alto, CA, as a partner.

Craig Beazer (Public Finance/New York) has been appointed general counsel and corporate secretary KeyBank. Craig previously served as the company’s deputy general counsel.

William Blackman (Technology Companies Group/Santa Monica) has joined FabFitFun, Inc. in Los Angeles as senior corporate counsel.

Neil Casey (Structured Finance) has joined the Proem Group in New York City as general counsel and chief compliance officer. Neil previously served in the same role at Sorin Capital Management.

Ronny Clausner (Real Estate/San Francisco) has joined Thoits Law in Los Altos, CA, as of counsel.

Brooke Daley (White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance/Washington, D.C.) has joined Amazon in London as corporate counsel. Brooke was previously director & senior counsel at Zimmer Biomet.

Peter Davis (Supreme Court & Appellate/Washington, D.C.) has been appointed a law clerk to Justice Elena Kagan, Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, DC.

Andrew Denye (Real Estate/London) has joined Forsters LLP in London as a partner.

Aoife Duffy (White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance/San Francisco) has joined Amazon in Seattle, WA, as associate corporate counsel.

Melissa Frayer (Capital Markets/San Francisco) has joined Mintz Group in San Francisco as a partner.

Richard Gallena (White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance/Washington, D.C.) has joined the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia as an assistant United States attorney.

Hannah Garden-Monheit (Supreme Court & Appellate/Washington, D.C.) has joined the Congressional Oversight Commission in Washington, DC, as a senior policy advisor. 

Evan Gascoine (Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution/Wheeling) has joined King & Spalding in Washington, D.C., as a senior attorney.

Gianrico Giannesi (Banking & Finance/Rome) has joined Chiomenti in Rome as a partner.

Christopher Gladbach (Energy & Infrastructure/Washington, D.C.) has joined McDermott Will & Emery LLP in Washington, D.C., as a partner.

Amiel Gross (Litigation/NY) has been named general counsel at The Discovery Labs LLC in King of Prussia, PA.  Amiel was previously a litigation counsel at Saint Gobain Corporation.

Ning Gu (Corporate/Beijing) has been named managing partner at TsingLaw & Partners in Beijing.

Michael Haworth (Real Estate/New York) has joined DLA Piper LLP in New York City as a partner.

Hon. Teri Jackson (Litigation/San Francisco) has been appointed to California’s First District Court of Appeal, becoming that court’s first African-American female justice.

Johanna Jacob (Intellectual Property/San Francisco) has joined Coherus BioSciences, Inc. in Redwood City, CA, as director of legal affairs. 

William Jacobson (White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance/Washington, D.C.) has joined Allen & Overy LLP in Washington, D.C., as a partner.

Jermain Jones (Litigation/San Francisco) has joined the Department of Police Accountability for the City and County of San Francisco, CA, as a fellow.

Joanna Kay (Energy & Infrastructure/London) has joined BW Offshore Singapore Pte. Ltd. in London, as senior legal counsel.

Derek Knerr (Intellectual Property/San Francisco) has joined Instacart in San Francisco as principal litigation counsel. Derek was previously senior legal counsel at StubHub.

Dongho Lee (M&A and Private Equity/Hong Kong) has joined White & Case LLP in Seoul. South Korea, as a partner. Dongho was previously a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills.

Abigail Lloyd (Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution/Orange County) has joined Immigrant Defenders Law Center in Los Angeles as supervising attorney of litigation and advocacy.

Jonathan Lopez (White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance/Washington, D.C.) has joined Allen & Overy LLP in Washington, D.C., as a partner.

Jeffrey Lorek (Employment Law/Washington, D.C.) has joined Clark Hill PLC in Washington, D.C., as senior counsel.

Teressa Macbeth (Global Finance/London) has joined MJM Limited in Bermuda as senior associate. Teressa was previously deputy general counsel at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

Kate Maco (White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance/New York) has been promoted to deputy general counsel-Claims and managing director at Deloitte LLP in Stamford, CT. Kate was previously an assistant general counsel.

Frank Marsico (Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution/New York) has joined Credit Suisse Securities in New York City as vice president, litigation and investigations.

Richard “Dick” Martin (White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance/New York) has been named Global General Counsel at Deloitte LLP in New York.  Dick was previously a deputy general counsel and director.

Anthony Marzocca (Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution/New York) has joined Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York City as an associate.

Stuart McAlpine (Global Finance/London) has joined Ince in London as Global Head of Marine Projects. Stuart was previously a partner at Clyde & Co.

Joanna McDonald (Restructuring/New York) has joined Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York City as an associate. Joanna was previously a senior associate at Linklaters.

Andrew Miller (Technology Companies Group/San Francisco) has joined Hero Foods in San Francisco as general counsel and head of finance.

Susannah Nagle (Technology Companies Group/New York) has joined Paul Hastings LLP in New York City as an attorney.

Samuel Ngo (Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution/Hong Kong) has joined Joes Day in Hong Kong as a partner. Samuel was previously a partner at K&L Gates.

William Oxley (Litigation/San Francisco) has joined Baker & Hostetler LLP in Los Angeles as a partner. Bill was previously a partner at Dechert LLP.

Mitchel Pahl (Compensation and Benefits/New York) has joined Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in New York City as a partner.

James Pelletier (Litigation/Washington, D.C.) has been promoted to senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at Barnes Group Inc. in Bristol, CT. James previously served as deputy general counsel. (add to carousel)

William Peifer (Corporate/New York) has joined Paul Hastings LLP in New York City as an associate.

Jorge Pesok-Pichardo (White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance/New York) has joined Crowell & Moring LLP in New York City as counsel.

Scott Peterman (M&A and Private Equity/Hong Kong) has joined K&L Gates in Hong Kong as a partner.

Kristina Pham (Employment Law/Silicon Valley) has joined Shipt in Menlo Park, CA, as corporate counsel.

Jinnifer Pitcher Employment Law/Sacramento) has joined the California Department of Justice in Sacramento, CA, as deputy attorney general.

Jevon Potts (Corporate/San Francisco) has joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in San Francisco as an associate.

Dragana Radojevic (M&A and Private Equity/Paris) has been promoted to head of central legal affairs at BNP Paribas Personal Finance in Levallois Perret, France. Dragana will also continue to serve in her previous role as head of M&A legal.

Emilie Renaud (Tax/Paris) has joined Gowling WLG in Paris as a partner. Emilie was previously an associate at Lamartine Conseil.

Brenda Rivera (Technology Companies Group/New York) has joined Estée Lauder Companies in New York City as assistant counsel, technology and digital products.

Lauren Schnepper (Litigation/Washington, D.C.) has joined the United States District Court, District of Maryland in Greenbelt, MD, as a clerk for Judge Hazel.

Matthew Shahabian (Supreme Court & Appellate/New York) has joined the United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of NY, in New York City as an assistant United States attorney. (remove from carousel)

Kendall Spencer (Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution/Washington D.C.) has joined the clinical staff at the Institute for Public Representation in Washington, D.C.

Till Steinvorth (Antitrust/Dusseldorf) has joined Noerr LLP in Dusseldorf as a partner.

Martin Stewart-Smith (European Finance/London) has joined Addleshaw Goddard LLP in London as a partner. Martin was previously a partner at Bracewell LLP.

Kolvin Stone (Cyber/Privacy Advisory & Compliance/London) has joined Baker Botts, LLP in London as a partner.

Pamela Stone (Litigation/Sacramento) has joined the California Department of Managed Health Care in Sacramento, CA, as a policy and analysis attorney. Pam was previously counsel at DSR Health Law.

Daniel Streim (White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance/Washington, D.C.) has joined Huntington National Bank in Columbus, OH, as assistant vice president, counsel.

Stephanie Tang (Corporate/San Francisco) has joined Autodesk in San Francisco as director and senior corporate counsel. Stephanie was previously director of legal at Stitch Fix.

Andrew Thorpe (Capital Markets/San Francisco) has joined Mintz Levin in San Francisco as a member.

Carlos Treistman (M&A and Private Equity/Houston) has founded Treistman Global Advisors in Houston, TX. Carlos was previously a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP.

Christopher Trester (M&A and Private Equity/Silicon Valley) has joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Palo Alto, CA, as an associate.

Mikhail Usubyan (M&A and Private Equity/Washington, D.C.) has joined Rimon PC in Washington, DC, as a partner.

Michael Vaz d’Almeida (Antitrust/Paris) has been named foreign legal advisor at the Nilson Law Group in New York City. Michael was previously a law clerk. 

Charles Walker (M&A and Private Equity/Houston) has joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Houston as a partner.

Lauren Webb (Energy & Infrastructure/New York) has joined Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc. in New York City as associate director.

Christopher Wilkinson (Employment Law/Washington, D.C.) has joined Perkins Coie LLP in Washington, DC, as senior counsel.

Shasha Zou (Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution/New York) has joined King & Spalding LLP in Atlanta, GA, as a senior associate.