Seyfarth Shaw ElectsTwenty-Two New PartnersIn Offices Across The Country

Saturday, May 1, 2004 - 00:00



Seyfarth Shaw has announced the election of 22 new partners in offices around the country.


Four new firm partners in Atlanta include C. Clay Hayden, a member of the Litigation Practice Group; Steven L. Kennedy, a member of the Real Estate Practice Group; Joseph V. Myers III, a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group, and Michael S. Rodgers, a member of the Real Estate Practice Group, raising the total number of partners in Atlanta to 27.


In Washington, DC, David A. Blake, of the Litigation Practice Group, has been elected partner.


Four new firm partners have been elected in San Francisco. They include Maureen Bogue, a member of the Labor and Employment Group; Michael T. McKeeman, a member of the Construction, Government Contracts, and Litigation groups; Anthony J. Rao, a member of the Labor and Employment Group, and Mark S. Ross, a member of the Labor and Employment Group, bringing the total number of partners in San Francisco to 26.


In addition to naming the four new partners, Seyfarth Shaw has strategically accelerated its growth in the Bay Area by recently announcing the arrival of Jack Slobodin and Graham Taylor from Altheimer & Gray and Thomas Armstrong from Preston Gates & Ellis. To support its growth in San Francisco, Seyfarth Shaw announced earlier this month that its office moved to the 560 Mission Street Building in San Francisco's South of Market District.


Joseph Galagaza, a member of the Labor and Employment Group, has been elected partner in Houston.


Three new firm partners in the Boston office are Brigitte M. Duffy, a member of the Labor and Employment Group; Kent D.B. Sinclair, a member of the Litigation Practice Group, and Daniel B. Klein, a member of the Labor and Employment Group.


Seven new partners have been elected in Chicago, bringing the total of partners there to 185. They include David Baffa, who has a broad-based labor and employment law litigation and consulting practice; Scott Carlson, in the Complex Litigation subgroup; Christopher DeGroff, in the Business Restructuring and Transactional Employment Group; William Dugan, who represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law; S. Leigh Jeter, who represents management in the area of labor and employment law; Daniel Lanciloti, a member of the Litigation Practice Group, and David Newman, who practices intellectual property law.


In Los Angeles, Kenneth L. Wilton, of the Intellectual Property Group, has been elected partner.


In Sacramento, Sam T. McAdam, of the Labor and Employment Group, has been elected partner.


Bradley A. Kaufman also has joined the firm's Real Estate Practice Group as a partner in the New York office. Mr. Kaufman was formerly a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.