Jones Day – Rebecca MacPherson (pictured) will join the law firm’s Washington office as of counsel in the airlines and aviation practice. She will begin her new position on Jan. 22. MacPherson was previously the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)'s assistant chief counsel for international law, legislation and regulations. Her role at the FAA included reviewing rulemaking documents and providing legal advice on issues arising from existing regulations. Prior to joining the FAA in 2004, MacPherson served for eight years as associate chief counsel of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Linden Capital Partners – The Chicago-based private equity has appointed William Rhodes as an operating partner. Rhodes joins Linden from Becton, Dickinson and Co. He will work closely with Linden’s investment team in the diagnostics and life-science space. Linden focuses exclusively on the healthcare sector.