- The Washington Times - Monday, December 14, 2009

ASSOCIATIONS, GOVERNMENT & NONPROFITS

Don Sodo will retire at the end of the year as president and chief executive of America’s Charities, a Chantilly nonprofit that helps employers run workplace charitable campaigns. Steve Delfin, executive director of the National Credit Union Foundation, will replace Mr. Sodo as president and chief executive officer. Mr. Delfin has served on the America’s Charities board of directors for more than 10 years.

• The National Council on Aging, a nonprofit service and advocacy organization based in the District, appointed Barbara Stucki vice president of home-equity initiatives. Prior to her work at the National Council on Aging, Ms. Stucki was a senior policy analyst for the American Council of Life Insurers, also based in the District.

FINANCE

• Cherry, Bekaert & Holland LLP, a regional public accounting and consulting firm based in the District, promoted Craig Hunter to audit partner with the firm. Mr. Hunter will serve as the local practice lead for the firm’s technology and life sciences group. Before joining Cherry, Bekaert & Holland in 2001, Mr. Hunter worked for Deloitte & Touche and Ernst & Young for a total of six years.

• Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services Inc., a national real estate investment-services firm, appointed Stacey Milam first vice president for investments at its D.C. office. Mr. Milam joined Marcus & Millichap in December 1999.

LEGAL

Brian Nester has joined the D.C. office of international law firm Sidley Austin LLP as a partner in its intellectual property litigation practice. Mr. Nester will focus on patent litigation, with an emphasis on proceedings before the International Trade Commission.

• International law firm McDermott Will & Emery LLP promoted Christopher D. Man and Joshua D. Rogaczewski in the firm’s D.C. office. Mr. Man focuses his practice on civil litigation, white-collar criminal litigation, internal investigations, and investigations by Congress and the executive branch. Mr. Rogaczewski focuses his practice on general litigation matters as well as appellate, class action, insurance disputes and professional responsibility law.

Jeffrey L. Hare joined the D.C. office of DLA Piper as a partner in the firm’s government affairs group. Mr. Hare comes to DLA Piper from the Washington office of Alston & Bird LLP, where he was a partner in the financial-services and products group. Mr. Hare will chair the financial-services regulatory subgroup within government affairs.

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