The Herd: New hires and promotions for 5.8.18


Katherine Whitney has joined the real estate practice group of Spencer Fane.  She has degrees from Western State College of Colorado and the University of Colorado.

Jordan Lipp and Kyle Brenton have joined Childs McCune Attorneys.  Lipp is a managing member.  He focuses his practice in outdoor recreation, ski law and complex litigation.  Brenton is of counsel and focuses his practice in appellate law with commercial and personal injury defense litigation.

Joining the board of Hogan Lovells: the continental Europe seat, Joaquín Ruiz Echauri; at large, Clay James; U.S. seat, Richard Lorenzo; and the London seat, Adrian Walker.

Mike Grippi

Mike Grippi

Real Estate

David Martin, Pamela Koster and Mike Grippi have joined JLL.  They had been with Moran & Co.  Martin is a graduate of Texas A&M University.  Koster has degrees from Loyola University in Chicago and Loyola Marymount University.  Grippi is a graduate of the University of Oregon.

Craig Branton has joined the capital market’s debt and structured finance group of CBRE as first vice president.  He had been with Terrix Financial and has degrees from Arizona State University and the University of Denver.

Lauren Amber Prestenbach

Lauren Amber Prestenbach


Lauren Amber Prestenbach has been promoted to principal with Powers Brown Architecture. She had been director of interiors.  She is a graduate of the Art Institute Houston.


Cathy Corby Iannuzzelli is joining QRails Inc. as executive vice president in charge of products strategy.

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