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ATTORNEY BRIEFS

Courtesy of Hunton & Williams LLP

By Tracy Schorn

HONORS &
APPOINTMENTS

Courtesy of Amy Yeung

Michael S. Levine has been
promoted to partner at Hunton
& Williams LLP.

Amy Yeung has joined comScore, Inc.
as deputy general counsel.

James M. Burns was recognized as a top author in
JD Supra's Readers' Choice Awards 2017 on the
topic of antitrust and trade regulation... Stuart W.
Davidson, a partner at Willig, Williams & Davidson,
has been chosen to serve as an advisory board
member for Our Generation Speaks... Aron C.
Beezley, a partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
LLP, has been elected to join the Fellows of the
American Bar Foundation... John Thorpe Richards
Jr. and his wife, Jordan Richards, were presented
the Courage in Leadership Award by the Tuberous
Sclerosis Alliance... Blank Rome LLP associate Peter
Tsoflias presented his third annual Peter I. Tsoflias
Most Outstanding Member Award to Katelyn Tuoni
at Widener University Delaware Law School, recognizing the Transactional Law Honor Society
member for her work and scholarship... Lauren
Degnan has been named as one of the recipients
of the 2017 Women Worth Watching in STEM Award
by the Profiles in Diversity Journal... The Duke
University School of Law has awarded the 2017
Charles S. Murphy Award for Achievement in Civic
Service to Judge Mary Ellen Coster Williams...
Ahmed J. Davis, a principal in Fish & Richardson's
Washington, D.C., office, has been selected as a
Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America for his
effectiveness and accomplishments in litigation and
ethical reputation.

COMPANY CHANGES

Courtesy of Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Radu Costinescu, an energy transactions lawyer
formerly with Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, and Carl
Edman, an energy regulatory practitioner and
Skadden Arps LLP alumnus, have started
Costinescu Edman LLP, a boutique energy law firm
located at 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, suite 300,
in Washington, D.C.

Brian Egan has joined Steptoe &
Johnson LLP as partner and will focus
on economic sanctions, export controls,
international dispute resolution, and
public international law.
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ON THE MOVE
Michael Gaba, Mark Joachim, and Jennifer Jones
have joined Polsinelli PC as shareholders... Steven
Barringer has joined Greenberg Traurig LLP as shareholder... Michael P. Goldman, Michael D. Klaus,
and Kerry L. McGrath have been named partner at
Hunton & Williams LLP... Lawrence "Larry" Roberts
has joined Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP as
counsel on the firm's Native American affairs team...
Peter Gray has joined Crowell & Moring LLP as
partner, and John D. Conner Jr. has joined as senior
counsel, both in the firm's environment and natural
resources group... Monty Cooper has been named
counsel at Sedgwick LLP... Edward "Teddy" Eynon
has joined Dickinson Wright PLLC as member. . .
Timothy Muris has joined Sidley Austin LLP as senior
counsel in the firm's antitrust/competition practice...
William P. Barry has joined Miller & Chevalier,
Chartered, as a member in the firm's litigation
department. . . Caitlin E. Gritt has been named
partner at Bisceglie & Walsh... Jason Hadges has
joined Hogan Lovells as partner in the firm's government regulatory practice group... Kendal Tyre and
Keri McWilliams will co-lead Nixon Peabody LLP's
franchise practice team... Caroline Krass has joined
Gibson Dunn LLP as partner and cochair of its new
national security practice group.

AUTHOR! AUTHOR!
Allan Topol's new political thriller Washington Power
Play was recently released... John M. Vine, an
attorney at Covington & Burling LLP who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2004, has written
the book A Parkinson's Primer: An Indispensable Guide
to Parkinson's Disease for Patients and Their Families...
Jade Wu has written Flash Points: Lessons Learned and
Not Learned in Malawi, Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan,
published by SUNY Press.

D.C. Bar members in good standing
are welcome to submit announcements
for this column. Email submissions to
attorneybriefs@dcbar.org.


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Washington Lawyer - July 2017

Your Voice
From Our President
Calendar of Events
The Bar at 45
Annual Report 2016-17
1970s: Bar Beginnings
1980s: Reagan Reigns, Women Rise
1990s: Re-Envisioning & Expanding
2000s: Strength in the Face of Adversity
2010s: Solidifying the Bar's Future
The Founding of the D.C. Bar
A Conversation with Robert J. Spagnoletti
Attorney Briefs
Ask the Ethics Experts
Disciplinary Summaries
Last Word
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - Your Voice
Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - From Our President
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - Calendar of Events
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - The Bar at 45
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - 1990s: Re-Envisioning & Expanding
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - 2000s: Strength in the Face of Adversity
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - 2010s: Solidifying the Bar's Future
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - The Founding of the D.C. Bar
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - A Conversation with Robert J. Spagnoletti
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