Jones Day has named as partners Gasper LaRosa, intellectual property, and Kelly Carrero, financial institutions litigation and regulation.
Mauricio España, litigation, and Thomas Rayski, intellectual property, have been promoted to the partnership at Dechert.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has elected to the partnership Christopher Kercher, complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy; Joseph Milowic III, intellectual property litigation; Isaac Nesser, complex commercial litigation; and Steig Olson, antitrust class actions and complex litigation.
Kaye Scholer has elevated to counsel Soumitra Deka, intellectual property; Jeffrey Misher, finance; and Angela Vicari, complex commercial litigation.
BuckleySandler has elected Liana Prieto, litigation and investigations, to counsel.
Denise Pursley, a Nixon Peabody partner in Long Island, has been tapped to lead the firm's real estate practice of more than 50 attorneys and staff.
Winston & Strawn has announced new leadership roles in the litigation department: partners Jeffrey Kessler, head of the antitrust and competition practice group and cochair of the sports sub-practice group; David Feher, cochair of the sports sub-practice group; James Smith III, chair of the securities practice; Thomas Quigley, chair of the products liability group within complex litigation; and Michael Elkin, chair of the copyright, entertainment and digital media sub-practice.