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K&L Gates Adds Two Attorneys in Dallas

Corporate attorney Mary R. Korby and litigator T. Gregory Jackson join K&L Gates’ Dallas office. Korby, who joins the firm’s corporate practice as a partner from Weil, Gotshal & Manges,…

Environmental Regulatory Attorney Scott Deatherage Joins Gardere

Scott Deatherage joins Gardere Wynne Sewell’s environmental practice group as a partner in the firm’s Dallas office. Deatherage, who brings with him 25 years of experience practicing in Texas, was…

Baker & McKenzie Elects 19 New Partners in North America, Four in Texas

Baker & McKenzie has 19 newly promoted partners in North America, including four in Texas, effective Jan. 1, 2013. The new Texas partners are: Kevin Maher, whose practice focuses on…

Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody Names Susan P. Burton New Vice President

Austin-based firm Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody has named Susan P. Burton the new vice president of the firm effective Jan. 1, 2013. Burton, a graduate of Baylor Law School,…

Baker Botts Promotes Six Lawyers to Special Counsel, Three in Texas

Baker Botts Managing Partner Andrew M. Baker announced the promotion of six lawyers to special counsel effective Jan. 1, 2013. Three of the new special counsel are from the firm’s…

Texas Representative Elliott Naishtat Receives Texas Access to Justice Legislative Hero Award

The Texas Access to Justice Commission and Texas Access to Justice Foundation honored Representative Elliott Naishtat with the Texas Access to Justice Legislative Hero Award for his contributions to improving…

Haynes and Boone’s Purvi Patel Elected to INTA Board of Directors

Purvi Patel, chair of Haynes and Boone’s Trademark Practice Group, has been elected to the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Board of Directors. The appointment of the 2013-2015 board was made…

Decker Jones Names Kelly Decker Shareholder

Attorney Kelly W. Decker has been promoted to shareholder at Decker Jones McMackin McClane Hall & Bates. She follows the footsteps of her late grandfather Robert W. Decker, who is…

Powers & Frost Joins Wilson Elser

Wilson Elser is adding Houston law firm Powers & Frost, nearly doubling the number of attorneys in its Houston office. Eight Powers & Frost attorneys and staff started working under…

Beirne, Maynard & Parsons Adds New Orleans-based Lemle & Kelleher

Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, a Houston-based civil litigation law firm, has added New Orleans-based Lemle & Kelleher, increasing their presence in the Gulf Coast. The merger allows the Houston-based firm…

Akin Gump Promotes 11 to Partnership, Two in Texas

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld announced the election of 11 new partners, effective Jan. 1. Two of those lawyers are from the firm’s Texas offices. Gabriel J. Procaccini is…

Ramey & Browning Announces New Location and Of Counsel

Ramey & Browning announced its new location at 5020 Montrose Blvd., Suite 750 in Houston. The firm also added Harry Laxton Jr. as of counsel to the firm. Laxton Jr.,…

Vinson & Elkins Promotes Four Lawyers to Partnership

Vinson & Elkins has promoted four lawyers to its partnership effective Jan. 1. They are: Greg Dillard, whose practice focuses on the response to regulatory enforcement actions initiated by federal…

Weil Extends Lease at The Crescent in Dallas Through 2028

Weil, Gotshal & Manges signed an extension on its lease in The Crescent office complex in Dallas. The renewal keeps Weil at The Crescent through 2028. Weil’s Dallas office first…

Winstead’s Elisabeth Wilson Elected President-elect of the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association

Winstead’s Elisabeth A. Wilson has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association (DHBA) for 2013. As president-elect, Wilson will also serve as an advisory member…

Andrews Kurth Adds James Edward Maloney as Partner

James Edward Maloney has joined Andrews Kurth as a partner in the firm’s litigation section in Houston. Maloney previously served as chair of the Securities Litigation Section at Baker Botts…

Andrews Kurth Elects Six Lawyers to the Partnership

Andrews Kurth has elected six of its Texas lawyers to the partnership effective Jan. 1, 2013. They are: Stephanie C. Beauvais, whose practice focuses on capital markets, corporate, debt financing,…

Baker Botts Promotes 15 Associates, Nine in Texas

Baker Botts will promote 15 lawyers to partnership status effective Jan. 1, 2013. Nine of those lawyers are from either the firm’s Houston or Dallas office. They are: James Chenoweth,…

Godwin Lewis PC Announces Two New Shareholders in Dallas

Godwin Lewis PC will promote Senior Attorneys Timothy Alford and W. Ira Bowman to shareholder status effective Jan. 1, 2013. Alford, a civil litigator, focuses his practice on complex commercial,…

Jason Billeck Becomes Partner at Weil

Weil, Gotshal & Manges names Jason Billeck partner of Complex Commercial Litigation for its Houston office effective Jan. 1, 2013. Billeck currently serves as Counsel in the Litigation department of…