Brian H. Pandya has been promoted to partner. Pandya was an associate in the intellectual property and litigation practices. He has worked as a law clerk for District Court Judge Leonard Davis.
Christopher B. Weld has been promoted to partner. Weld was an associate in the international trade practice. He has worked as a Republican staff member for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He also has worked as deputy legislative director and legislative assistant to former Sen. Paul Coverdell, R-Ga.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.