O'Connor Davies LLP — The New York-based accounting firm has announced several promotions. Robert Cordero, Joseph Izzo, Gemma Leddy, Christine Pronek and Michael Provini were each named partners. Cordero and Leddy will both work out of the firm's Harrison, N.Y., office, while Izzo and Provini are stationed in Manhattan. Pronek will be based in Cranford, N.J.
Enhanced Equity Funds — The New York health care-focused private equity fund appointed of Matthew Thompson as a vice president. Thompson was previously a vice president at Boston-based Riverside Partners. Prior to that, he served in the corporate development and strategy segment at CVS Caremark Corp. (NYSE: CVS).
Harris Williams & Co. — The middle-market investment bank has promoted six senior professionals from the firm’s Richmond, Boston and Cleveland offices. Joe Conner, Ryan Nelson and Chris Rogers have each been named managing directors, while Tyler Dewing has been promoted to director. Priyanka Naithani and Larissa Rozycki have been promoted to vice president.
Hogan Lovells US LLP — The New York law firm brought Adam Golden on board as a partner. Golden joins from Kaye Scholer where he served as co-chair of the firm’s corporate department, focusing on mergers, acquisitions, securities offerings, intellectual property licenses and joint ventures. His arrival comes on the heels of several other recent additions, including partners Oliver Armas, Michael Gilligan and Phoebe Wilkinson.
McGlinchey Stafford — The Houston law firm brought in Kimberly James (pictured above) and Tamecia Harris (pictured right). Both attorneys will handle labor, employment and other general business and corporate matters. James has joined the firm as of counsel and has nearly 20 years of experience representing private entities, public and private schools, community colleges, universities, municipalities and other governmental entities in labor and employment law, real estate and other corporate matters. Harris has joined the firm as an associate and has experience handling labor and employment matters, including wrongful termination, negligence, whistleblower retaliation, discrimination and wage disputes. Both have conducted client training on employment topics including healthcare reform, sexual harassment and other personnel matters.
Morrison & Foerster LLP — Stephanie Sharron has joined the San Francisco-based law firm as a partner. Previously at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, Sharron focuses on technology and intellectual property transactions. Her past experience includes co-chair of Orrick's technology transactions and sourcing practice. Before that, she practiced at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati for more than 15 years.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP —The Los Angeles firm has hired Craig Wolfe as a partner in the firm's finance and bankruptcy practice group, based in the firm's New York office. Wolfe joins from Kelley Drye & Warren. Sheppard Mullin also called up eight of its attorneys to partner. At the firm's headquarters are Leo Caseria and Christopher Hale, while in New York the firm promoted Gina Reif Ilardi and Mark McGrath. In the Century City, Calif.-based office there's Aytan Dahukey, while John Dineen was promoted in San Diego, Tobin Dommer in Palo Alto, Calif. and Matthew Sonne in Orange County, Calif.
Walker & Dunlop Inc. (NYSE: WD)— Jeremy Pino and Livingston Hessam have joined the Bethesda, Md.-based real estate financing firm as vice presidents. Pino and Hessam, based out of Tampa, Fla., will focus on originating commercial real estate debt and equity throughout the U.S. Pino joins Walker & Dunlop from Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, while Hessam joins the company from MetLife Real Estate Investors.