Carter Ledyard & Milburn has added Pamela Mann as partner in the trusts and estates department and as chair of the tax-exempt organizations group. She joins from the Mann Legal Group, which she founded in 1996.
George Freeman has joined Jenner & Block as of counsel in the content, media and entertainment practice. He was most recently vice president and assistant general counsel at The New York Times Co.
Flaster/Greenberg has added John Fried, formerly a name partner of Fried & Epstein, as a shareholder based in Manhattan and Pleasantville. He is a member of the insurance coverage counseling and litigation for policyholders practice group and serves as head of the white-collar criminal defense practice.
Hodgson Russ has elected to its partnership Jessica Bilkey in Buffalo, federal/international tax; Joseph Brown, Buffalo, business litigation; Joshua Feinstein, Buffalo, business litigation; Christopher Martell, Albany, real estate and finance; and Bethany Trachtenberg, Manhattan, health law.
Michelle Levin, white-collar criminal defense, has been elected to the partnership of Steptoe & Johnson.
Baker & McKenzie has elected to its partnership Jacob Kaplan, litigation; Michele Maney, corporate and securities; and Eric Weber, tax.
Cohen & Gresser has promoted to partner Jonathan Abernethy, white-collar defense and corporate compliance; Robert Gavigan, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance; and Nathaniel Read, complex business and financial disputes. The firm also promoted to counsel Christopher Jackson, commercial litigation and product liability litigation.
Hogan Lovells has promoted Lisa Fried, commercial litigation, and Gary Serbin, patent litigation, as partners, and Derek Meilman, corporate, as counsel.