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Continuing Coverage: Baker Botts to Host Harvey Volunteer Training

Continuing Coverage: Baker Botts to Host Harvey Volunteer Training

The Houston Bar Association and Lone Star Legal Aid are partnering up to provide an in-person training disaster legal training CLE for lawyers who are interested in volunteering to help…

Porter Hedges Renews Lease in Downtown Houston

The firm has extended its lease in downtown Houston at 1000 Main for 13 years with additional renewal options.…

Porter Hedges Adds Depth to Midstream Transactional Practice

Benjamin Rajabi focuses his practice on the midstream oil and gas sectors.…

ABA IP Law Section Names Baker Botts Partner Scott Partridge its Chair

Partridge has held various leadership roles with the ABA over his career.…

Tax Partner Brandon Bloom Returns to T&K After In-House Stop

Bloom spent the last two years in-house at Vistra Energy as managing tax counsel.…

Akin Gump Boosts Corporate Practice with Dallas Partner Courtney York

York, formerly a partner at Baker Botts, has special expertise in representing companies in the technology, media and telecommunications industries.…

Houston Trial Lawyer Paul Yetter Inducted as IATL Fellow

IATL has an exclusive membership of 500 U.S. trial lawyers.…

State Bar Receives ABA Partnership Award

The State Bar of Texas recently announced that it has won a national award from the American Bar Association for its Texas Minority Counsel Program (TMCP).…

Updated – Texas General Counsel Pay Summary

Updated – Texas General Counsel Pay Summary

Corporate Counsel magazine has identified the top 150 best paid corporate general counsel and a dozen work at Texas-based companies made the list, including the top legal officers at Baker…

Updated – Energy Litigator David Elrod Jumps to Shackelford

Updated – Energy Litigator David Elrod Jumps to Shackelford

Elrod and a team of energy litigators have left Dallas litigation boutique Gruber Elrod. Also lateraling over from Gruber Elrod are partner Worthy Walker, of counsel Barbara Wohlrabe and associate…

Oil and Gas Litigation Shareholder Joins Underwood Law Firm

Amber James will split time in Fort Worth and Midland-Odessa.…

Texas Access to Justice Commission’s 2017 Deborah G. Hankinson Award Goes to HBA

HBA President Neil Kelly, a partner at Andrews Kurth Kenyon, accepted the award during the State Bar of Texas Bar Leaders Conference on July 29 in Houston.…

Harriet Miers to Receive Texas Appleseed Good Apple Award

Locke Lord partner Miers will receive her award on Nov. 16 at the annual Good Apple Dinner.…

Jackson Walker adds four-partner group from Andrews Kurth Kenyon, launches white collar practice

Jackson Walker adds four-partner group from Andrews Kurth Kenyon, launches white collar practice

Dallas partner Jay Dewald, a former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Texas, will lead the firm’s new white-collar group.…

Stephanie Hildebrandt Named New GC at Archrock

Stephanie Hildebrandt Named New GC at Archrock

Archrock, a Houston-based provider of natural gas contract compression services, has hired former Enterprise Products Partners general counsel Stephanie C. Hildebrandt to lead its corporate in-house legal department. A partner…

Baker McKenzie Dallas partner Melinda Phelan named chair of North America Tax Practice Group

Phelan advises multinational companies on international tax planning and transfer pricing matters.…

Bracewell boosts upstream oil and gas practice with Houston deal partner Carl von Merz

Von Merz is a former lead in-house attorney at Statoil.…

Polsinelli adds depth to restructuring practice in TX with new shareholder Trey Monsour

Monsour will office in both Dallas and Houston.…

Locke Lord partners Michelle Earley and Scott Hastings elected to ALI membership

Earley and Hastings are two of six newly-elected ALI members from Texas.…

DBA Judicial Evaluation Poll: No ‘A’s’ but Nine ‘F’s”

DBA Judicial Evaluation Poll: No ‘A’s’ but Nine ‘F’s”

The Dallas Bar Association’s bi-annual judicial evaluation poll is out and there are only two explanations for the results: Dallas lawyers are very tough graders or the city has a…