Washington Lawyer - January/February 2020 - 47

AT TORNEY BRIEFS

By Jeffery Leon

HONORS & APPOINTMENTS
Jeanette Le Quick, lead counsel at Gusto, has
been selected for the 2019 Zhi-Xing China
Eisenhower Fellowship Program, which invites
a diverse group of U.S. leaders to China to foster
greater understanding between both nations...
Yael Cannon, Vida Johnson, and Laura Moy
have been promoted to tenured faculty positions at Georgetown University Law Center...
Haydn Richards Jr., a partner in Bradley Arant
Boult Cummings LLP's Washington, D.C., office,
has been reelected as chair of the Industry
Advisory Council of the American Association
of Residential Mortgage Regulators... Amy L.
Edwards, a partner at Holland & Knight LLP, has
been elected a fellow in the American College
of Environmental Lawyers... The Washington
Council of Lawyers welcomed new board
members Raziya Brumfield, Deborah Cuevas
Hill, Sebastien Monzon Rueda, Rachel
Rintelmann, Etienne Toussaint, Melissa
Weberman, and Stephon Woods. They began
their terms on September 1, 2019... Venable LLP
attorney Kevin Shepherd has been elected to
serve as treasurer-elect of the American Bar
Association for 2019-2020 and as treasurer for
2020-2023... Rebecca Watson has been elected
president of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law
Foundation.

COMPANY CHANGES
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has
launched a cannabis team, helping to meet the
needs of cannabis industry clients.

ON THE MOVE
Deborah J. Matties has joined the Washington
Consumers' Checkbook/Center for the Study of
Services as director of strategic partnerships and
general counsel... Dean H. Cannon, former
speaker of the Florida House of Representatives,
has assumed the position of president and chief
executive officer of GrayRobinson, P.A. ... Human
rights advocate Elisa Massimino has joined
Georgetown University Law Center as the 2019-
2020 Robert F. Drinan Chair in Human Rights.
Jonah Perlin has also joined the Georgetown
Law faculty... Holtzman Vogel Josefiak
Torchinsky PLLC has welcomed Matthew S.
Petersen, former chair of the Federal Election
Commission, as a partner... Alicia O'Brien has
joined King & Spalding LLP as a partner in its

government advocacy and public policy
practice. The firm has also welcomed Sumon
Dantiki as a partner in its special matters and
government investigations group. Former
partner Zack Harmon has rejoined the firm after
serving as chief of staff at the Federal Bureau of
Investigation... Jones Day has added Margaret
"Peggy" Blake and Brett Shumate to the firm
- Blake as of counsel in the financial institutions
litigation and regulation practice, and Shumate
as a partner in the government regulation
practice... Former U.S. deputy solicitor general
Michael Dreeben has joined Georgetown
University Law Center as "distinguished lecturer
from government" for the 2019-2020 academic
year... Scott Abeles and Elise K. Haverman have
joined Carlton Fields, P.A. ... Bradley Arant Boult
Cummings LLP has announced that Michael M.
Aphibal is now an associate in its banking and
financial services practice group... Emily K.
Strunk has joined Venable LLP as counsel in the
firm's regulatory practice... Cozen O'Connor has
added Jesse S. Keene and Stephen M. Seeger to
its construction law group... Evan Langdon has
joined Nixon Peabody LLP. Langdon represents
domestic and foreign businesses on intellectual
property matters before the U.S. International
Trade Commission... Murphy & McGonigle has
added Securities and Exchange Commission
lawyers Jack P. Drogin and Mark Attar to its
trading and markets counseling practice.

AUTHOR! AUTHOR!
Brian G. Gilmore has published come see about
me, marvin through Wayne State University
Press... Michelle Wade of Jetstream Aviation
Law published "Are You Paying the Right Price
for the Family Jet" in the Summer 2019 issue of
Family Office Magazine... Leonard W. Wang has
written a portfolio published by Bloomberg Tax,
titled "Corporate Governance of the Financial
Reporting Process and SEC Regulation of ESG
Disclosures" (Tax Accounting Portfolio 5506).

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Digital Extras
Your Voice
From Our President
Practice Management
Calendar Of Events
The Opioid Litigation Wars
The Art Of Wellness: Law Firms Get Creative
Combating Secondary Trauma
Debating The Path Forward On Health Care Reform
Taking The Stand
On Further Review
Member Spotlight
Worth Reading
Attorney Briefs
Speaking Of Ethics
Disciplinary Summaries
Community & Connections
Special Section: Counting Down To The 2020 Conference
Last Word
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