The former chief counsel to Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski is joining Paul Hastings' Washington office.
Sherrese Smith joins Paul Hastings as a partner in the privacy and data security and telecommunications, media and technology practices. Before serving at the FCC, Smith was the general counsel at Washington Post Digital.
A former National Rifle Association senior lobbyist is moving to Barnes & Thornburg.
Michael Williams, who recently was a senior director at Greenburg Traurig, is a senior public policy advisor at Barnes & Thornburg. He lobbies on defense, agriculture, transportation, national security and firearms, among other areas.