Pillsbury promotes 10 lawyers to partners effective January 2014

Pillsbury has selected 10 lawyers for promotion to partner, effective 1 January 2014. The new partners span the firm’s offices and practice areas, including litigation, intellectual property, corporate and securities, communications, finance and real estate.

The members of Pillsbury’s new partner class are Jamie Bobotek in litigation, Washington DC; Carrie Bonnington in litigation, Sacramento; Patty DeGaetano in corporate and securities, San Diego North County; Ben Esplin in intellectual property, San Diego North County; Steve Hamilton in real estate, San Diego; John Hane in communications, Washington DC; Patrick Jennings in intellectual property, Washington DC; Julie Mayo in finance, Houston; Dianne Sweeney in litigation, Silicon Valley; and Carolyn Toto in intellectual property, Los Angeles.