Personal Notes on Lawyers
• Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has added Peter Morgan to the partnership. Morgan, who had been a partner at Dentons, will focus on structured finance and private equity transactions.
• Michael Smith has joined Baker & McKenzie's corporate and securities practice as a partner. He was a partner at Kaye Scholer.
• Cahill Gordon & Reindel has added Michael Feinberg as counsel in the firm's securities litigation and white collar defense practice. He joins from Credit Suisse, where he was a vice president in the regulatory-litigation group.
• Scott Wilson has joined Boies, Schiller & Flexner as a partner focusing on commercial litigation and government investigations. He was previously senior advisor and special counsel in the New York Attorney General's Office.
• Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz has added Jeffrey Marks as a partner to head the firm's tax group. Marks, formerly of Fulbright & Jaworski, will also be a member of the corporate and finance group and estate planning and administration group.
• Maria Luisa Canovas has joined Jones Day as a partner in the firm's mergers and acquisitions practice. She was formerly a partner at Hogan Lovells.
• Moses & Singer has promoted to partner Rebecca Provder, in the firm's matrimonial and family law practice.
• David Schnabel, a Debevoise & Plimpton partner, is the new chair of the tax law section of the New York State Bar Association. Schnabel recently served as first vice-chair of the section. He succeeds Diana Wollman, a Sullivan & Cromwell partner who had chaired the section since January and is now the director of international strategy for the Internal Revenue Service.
• Robert Andrew Wild, chairman and founding member of Garfunkel Wild, has joined New York Institute of Technology's board of trustees.