Lawyer’s Promotion Breaks New Ground: Entertainment lawyer Karen Randall was named co-managing partner of the Century City firm Katten Muchin Zavis & Weitzman. In making the announcement, the firm said Randall, who heads the firm’s litigation department, is the first black woman to hold a managing partner position with a major U.S. law firm. She will direct the 60-lawyer offices with lawyer Howard L. Weitzman. Randall has worked on a number of high-profile cases for the firm and is working with Weitzman to defend pop singer Michael Jackson against child-molestation allegations.
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