Gursey Schneider & Co. LLP in Century City promoted Jennifer E. Ziegler and Tracy Farryl Katz to partner. Ziegler was previously a manager in the civil litigation department and Katz was a manager in the family litigation department.
Banking & Finance
Chanin Capital Partners' restructuring practice in Los Angeles promoted Peter Corbell to managing director, Brian Cullen to director, and Griffith Lee to vice president. Corbell was previously senior vice president, Cullen was vice president and Lee was a senior associate.
First Federal Bank of California in Santa Monica hired Simone Lagomarsino as executive vice president of the bank and president of its retail banking division. Lagomarsino was previously with Metrocities Mortgage in Sherman Oaks.
Wescom Credit Union in Pasadena promoted Anthony Nowak to regional vice president of branch operations. Nowak was previously branch manager of the La Habra branch.
California National Bank in Los Angeles hired Todd E. Hollander as president of the community banking division. Hollander was previously regional president for the Orange County and Inland Empire at U.S. Bank.
Klasky Csupo, an animation studio in Hollywood, hired Michael McGahey as senior vice president feature film development. McGahey was previously vice president of Deep River Productions.
Fox Searchlight Pictures promoted Claudia Lewis to president of production. Lewis was previously executive vice president of production.
Cigna HealthCare in Glendale promoted Christopher De Rosa as president and general manager of Cigna HealthCare, Southern California. De Rosa was previously senior vice president of Cigna's government and Taft-Hartley segment business in Bloomfield, Conn.
Hamburger Hamlet Group Inc. in West Hollywood hired Gregory Hernandez as executive vice president of operations. Hernandez was previously vice president of operations at Ruby's Diner Inc. in Newport Beach.
Farmers Group Inc. in Los Angeles promoted Markus Nordlin to senior vice president and key account executive, global IT. Nordlin was previously vice president and key account executive, global IT.
Pircher Nichols & Meeks in Los Angeles hired Linda Donner as a litigation associate. Donner was previously an associate attorney at Palmieri Tyler Wiener Wilhelm & Waldron in Irvine.
Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP in Glendale hired Matthew Gorman as an attorney. Gorman was previously an associate at Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin in West Covina.
Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, a Wilmington, Del.,-based intellectual property law firm, hired Jack McConaghy as managing partner of the new Los Angeles office. McConaghy was previously a partner at Lyon & Lyon in Los Angeles.
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