Elliot J. Weiss joined the securities litigation law firm of Bernstein, Litowitz, Berger & Grossmann as a counsel, said Alexander Coxe, spokesman. It is a new position. Mr. Weiss, who was the first executive director of the Investor Responsibility Research Center, from 1972 to 1976, retired as a professor of law at the University of Arizona's Rogers College of Law in December, Mr. Coxe said.
James F. Keegan was named senior vice president at American Century Investments and senior portfolio manager in its fixed-income division, which oversees $19 billion, said Ancel Martinez, spokesman. The position is new. As first reported Wednesday afternoon on Pensions & Investments' website, www.pionline.com, he will have overall responsibility for the taxable credit team, Mr. Martinez said. Mr. Keegan had been spending time with his family since he left Westmoreland Capital Management, where he was CIO, in 2003, Mr. Martinez said.
Robert F. Cummings Jr., Peter R. Frank, Robert A. Hamwee, Frederick H. Horton, Thomas V. Inglesby, Matthew C. Kaufman, Thomas J. Libassi, Christine K. Vanden Beukel, Andrew J. Wagner and Joseph H. Wender were promoted to senior managing director positions at GSC Partners. Each was a managing director. Promoted to managing director were Marc Ciancimino, Peter D. Firth, Seth M. Katzenstein, Daniel C. Lukas, Mayur P. Patel, Nick Petrusic, Phiip Raygorodetsky, David H. Robbins, Harvey E. Siegel, Edward S. Steffelin, Alexander B. Wright and Wenbo Zhu; they had been vice president. GSC Partners is an institutional alternative investments manager with $9.2 billion under management. The firm raised $140 million in debt to give some employees a larger equity stake in the firm and to retire shares held by senior executives.