Marisa Chun joined Crowell & Moring as a partner in the litigation group in San Francisco. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation, consumer class actions and internal and government investigations. Previously, she was partner at McDermott Will & Emery.
Fisher Phillips hired Vincent Adams and Robert Rodriguez as associates. Adams joins in the San Francisco office and Rodriguez joins the Sacramento office. Adams has experience in civil litigation, and represents businesses in employment and insurance matters. Previously, he was at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker. Rodriguez has experience in wage-and-hour class actions, harassment, discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination claims. Previously, he was at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart.
Michael Kao joined Cox, Castle & Nicholson as general counsel. He had previously been assistant general counsel at a global strategic advisory and consulting firm. Kao is based in Los Angeles.
Troutman Sanders brought on Kalama Lui-Kwan as a partner in the financial services litigation practice. Previously, Lui-Kwan was a partner at Severson & Werson. He focuses on complex commercial disputes, financial services class actions, compliance matters and regulatory investigations. He is based in San Francisco.
Jean Yu joined Jackson Lewis as principal in the Los Angeles office. Previously, she was a partner at Venable, where she focused on employee benefits, ERISA and corporate transactional matters.