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Q&A with State Bar of TX Chair Laura Gibson on Future of the Bar & the Legal Profession

Q&A with State Bar of TX Chair Laura Gibson on Future of the Bar & the Legal Profession

© 2018 The Texas Lawbook. By Mark Curriden (July 31) – The State Bar of Texas has faced significant criticisms during the past two years – much of it from…

Former Parkland Hospital GC Joins Dallas Boutique

Paul Leslie, who was executive vice president and general counsel at Parkland Hospital for eight years, has returned to private practice at Estes Thorne & Carr.…

M&A H1 Rankings: Shake Outs At The Top

M&A H1 Rankings: Shake Outs At The Top

Even for a 2018 characterized by shake-ups – firm mergers, office openings, lateral raids – the changes at the top of the first-half M&A legal advisor charts are remarkable. V&E…

Updated – Bell Nunnally Signs IP Partner Jeffrey Tinker

Tinker, a registered patent attorney, practiced for the past 11 years at Winstead.…

AT&T Attorney Vicki Blanton Wins Award from National Bar Association Women Lawyers’ Division

Blanton is the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Corporate Counsel Achievement Award for the National Bar Association (NBA) Women Lawyers’ Division. …

Texas AG’s Office Special Counsel Joins Dykema in Austin

Michael Toth, who is also a current judicial candidate for the state’s Third Court of Appeals, will be a special counsel in Dykema Cox Smith's business litigation group.…

Hiersche Hayward Promotes Chris Summers to Shareholder

Summers represents clients in corporate and complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions.…

Bradley Expands in Houston with Energy Litigation Trio

Three partners from Foley Gardere have lateraled to Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Houston. The energy litigation trio held various leadership positions at Gardere.…

Barnes & Thornburg Adds Two Litigation Partners in Dallas

Robert Castle and Jamie Welton were previously with Lackey Hershman in Dallas, which was acquired by the Midwest law firm Stinson Leonard Street in May.…

Locke Lord Partner Thomas Connop Named Chair-Elect of ISUAA Board

Connop has been named chair-elect of the Iowa State University Alumni Association Board of Directors.…

Energy Regulatory Pros Return to Hunton Andrews Kurth

Two Dallas lawyers from Vinson & Elkins have joined Hunton Andrews Kurth's energy and infrastructure team as partners. Both lawyers were associates at Hunton & Williams together earlier in their…

Updated – Greenberg Traurig Grows Dallas Corporate Group

Scott Ellis and Tanya Goins have lateraled over from Winstead and Holland & Knight, respectively.…

V&E Adds Real Estate Lawyer Carrie Winkler

Carrie Winkler, who was a real estate associate at V&E from 1998 to 2004, has returned to the firm as counsel from Hunton Andrews Kurth.…

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…

Updated – Munsch Hardt Doubles IP Litigation Practice through Acquisition

Munsch Hardt announced on Tuesday that it will acquire the four-lawyer Dallas intellectual property litigation boutique McDole Williams on August 1.…

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…

Kelly Hart Partner to Receive 2018 Chief Justice Jack Pope Professionalism Award

David Keltner will be honored at the Annual Texas Supreme Court Historical Society Dinner in Austin in September.…

Alistair Dawson Named Fellows Chair of Texas Bar Foundation

Beck Redden partner Alistair Dawson, who recently completed his service as president of the Houston Bar Association, has been elected the Fellows Chair of the Texas Bar Foundation. …

Orsinger Nelson Promotes Two to Partner

Chris Oldner and Holly Rampy Baird received their law degrees at Texas Tech.…

Exall+Wood Picks Up Corporate Transactional Attorney

Ty Johnson was previously at Hall Render.…