Microsoft appointed Pete Villano director of Azure government affairs in the company’s D.C.-based innovation and policy center.

Associations and nonprofits

American Cleaning Institute of the District appointed Kristin DiNicolantonio director of stakeholder communications.

Law and lobbying

Dickinson Wright of the District appointed Jonathan Gold member.

Hogan Lovells of the District appointed Michele Farquhar managing partner of the firm’s Washington office; Des Hogan head of global litigation, arbitration and employment; and Alice Valder Curran head of the new global regulatory and IPMT practice group.

Hunton Andrews Kurth of the District appointed Kevin Hahm partner in the firm’s competition and consumer protection practice.

Parker Poe of the District appointed Steve Britt counsel in the firm’s cyber, data privacy and technology practice.

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