Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard PA — The Hackensack, New Jersey, law firm has opened a new office in Dallas with partner James Walker in charge. Plans to set up the Dallas location started when Walker first joined Cole Schotz in 2013 as a response to the growing need for legal representation of dealmakers in North Texas. The firm also has offices in Baltimore; Fort Worth, Texas; New York; and Wilmington, Delaware.
KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) — Zachary Kau has joined the Cleveland financial services firm as a managing director. Kau will work within KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., the company’s corporate and investment banking arm, as group head of the health care finance business. Based in San Francisco, Kau joins KeyBanc after having served as a director in the health care public finance group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (NYSE: BAC).