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David Gerger Back on his Own Again with a New Team

David Gerger Back on his Own Again with a New Team

© 2018 The Texas Lawbook. By Mark Curriden (Aug. 16) – Houston trial attorney David Gerger remembers his first jury trial in 1991. His client was found guilty of possession…

This Is Why We Rise – S.H.E. Summit Comes to Dallas Aug. 16

This Is Why We Rise – S.H.E. Summit Comes to Dallas Aug. 16

© 2018 The Texas Lawbook. By William A. Munck of Munck Wilson Mandala (Aug. 10) – My role as the managing partner of Munck Wilson Mandala has always been to…

For Law Librarians and Firms, LexisNexis Dispute Could Have Serious Ramifications

Last summer, LexisNexis began tying access to standalone products such as Law.com to subscriptions to its Lexis Advance platform. In response, the American Association of Law Librarians has argued that…

Technology and the Lawyer’s Lot: Some Observations from History

For generations technology has been replacing human manual labor. But today's innovations are capable of doing increasingly complex “intellectual” tasks. Technology has already reshaped the practice of law, but will…

Corporate Lawyers Lateral = Billions of Dollars of Legal Work on the Move

Corporate Lawyers Lateral = Billions of Dollars of Legal Work on the Move

When star Houston corporate lawyer Sean Wheeler moved his law practice to Kirkland & Ellis last week, he likely took his book of business with him. During the past 18…

More Texas Law Firms Match Associate Compensation Increases

The number of large corporate Texas law firms increasing compensation for their associates continues to grow. The new pay scale for associates is likely to cost law firms anywhere from…

Texas Lawbook Exclusive: Winstead – Troutman Sanders Merger Talks Off

By Mark Curriden – (July 17) – Atlanta-based Troutman Sanders definitely wants to expand into Texas and Dallas-based Winstead clearly wants to partner with an out-of-state law firm, but merger discussions…

LMA Panel: Legal Marketers Can Contribute to Firm Diversity Efforts

LMA Panel: Legal Marketers Can Contribute to Firm Diversity Efforts

What role, if any, do legal marketers play in turning a discussion on the business case for diversity into action or starting the conversation at all? How do various departments…

Meet the Locke Lord Employee Who Inspired an Award-Winning HBA Initiative

Meet the Locke Lord Employee Who Inspired an Award-Winning HBA Initiative

Cindy Johnston is one of the most beloved employees in Locke Lord's Dallas office. She also helped shape former Houston Bar Association President Alistair Dawson's vision for Project TRAIN, a…

Five Feared Words in Dallas Corporate Law: Kirkland is Coming to Town

Five Feared Words in Dallas Corporate Law: Kirkland is Coming to Town

The North Texas corporate legal industry has experienced monumental structural changes during the past year, but the business law community is suddenly facing the possibility of a major disruption that…

T&K, AZA Latest TX Firms to Raise Associate Comp

(June 19) – Houston-based corporate law firm Vinson & Elkins announced late Monday afternoon that it has raised the amount it is paying its first-year associates to $195,000. V&E, which…

Updated: Pressure Increases on Texas Law Firms to Raise Pay for Associates

Updated: Pressure Increases on Texas Law Firms to Raise Pay for Associates

A handful of Texas-based corporate law firms are expected to decide this week whether they will increase compensation for first-year associates to $195,000 a year. The pressure to boost pay…

Texas Law Firms Debate Big Raises for Young Associates

Texas Law Firms Debate Big Raises for Young Associates

Hundreds of young lawyers working at large corporate law firms in Texas are monitoring industry insider blogs and texting their friends at cross-town rivals in hopes of learning if their…

Large Texas Corporate Law Firm in Merger Talks with Troutman Sanders

Two large, corporate southern law firms – Dallas-based Winstead and Atlanta-based Troutman Sanders – are involved in merger discussions, The Texas Lawbook has learned. …

Reed Smith Opens in Austin, Expands in Houston with Team of NRF Lawyers

Reed Smith Opens in Austin, Expands in Houston with Team of NRF Lawyers

Two of the Norton Rose partners joining, Jeff Layne and Ben Koplin, will launch Reed Smith’s Austin office, which is the firm’s second office in Texas and 28th worldwide.…

AmLaw 200 Firm Absorbs Dallas Litigation Shop To Open First Texas Office

AmLaw 200 Firm Absorbs Dallas Litigation Shop To Open First Texas Office

The Dallas litigation firm of Lackey Hershman has agreed to combine with Stinson Leonard Street.…

The Lawyer & the Recruiter: Katten Muchin’s Secret Plan to Conquer Texas

The Lawyer & the Recruiter: Katten Muchin’s Secret Plan to Conquer Texas

(May 17) – Dallas M&A lawyer Mark Solomon and legal recruiter Randy Block have two of their largest autographed baseball collections in North Texas. The duo are working together to…

OKC Law Firm Taps Ex-Strasburger Partner to Lead Dallas Outpost

A corporate M&A attorney who was a former lateral hiring partner at Strasburger has joined forces with a 70-lawyer Oklahoma City law firm to launch its Dallas office. …

Katten Muchin Adds Former Federal Chief Judge & Four Lawyers in Dallas

Katten Muchin Adds Former Federal Chief Judge & Four Lawyers in Dallas

Chicago-based Katten Muchin Rosenman announced Wednesday that it has added five new lawyers to its young Dallas office, including former U.S. District Chief Judge Jorge Solis of the Northern District…

Akin Gump & Norton Rose Fulbright: Deep Texas Roots, Billions in Revenues and Categories of their Own

Akin Gump & Norton Rose Fulbright: Deep Texas Roots, Billions in Revenues and Categories of their Own

Neither Akin Gump and Norton Rose Fulbright are headquartered in Texas any longer, but they boast deep roots in the state and are among the largest law firms operating in…

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