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Talen Energy Names Andy Wright as GC

Talen Energy Names Andy Wright as GC

(June 8) – The Woodlands-based Talen Energy has hired former Energy Future Holdings General Counsel Andy Wright as its new top lawyer. Wright, who leads a legal team of four…

Baylor Law School Announces Newly-Endowed Chair

Baylor Law School has named Professor Elizabeth Miller the inaugural chairholder of the newly-created M. Stephen and Alyce A. Beard Chair in Business and Transactional Law.…

Baker Botts Partner Wins State Bar Pro Bono Coordinator Award

Keri Brown was nominated by the Houston Bar Association for her efforts following Hurricane Harvey.…

State Bar Litigation Section to Recognize Dallas Court of Appeals Chief Justice Carolyn Wright as Texas Legal Legend

The Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas will induct Chief Justice Wright as a Texas Legal Legend at the State Bar’s Annual Meeting in Houston on June 21.…

McGinnis Lochridge to Launch Dallas Office

The legacy Austin law firm has tapped a former Haynes and Boone labor and employment partner to open the firm's fourth office. It is the latest move in a year of…

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. …

Morgan Lewis Adds Houston M&A Partner

Jeff Dinerstein has advised clients in more than 200 M&A transactions.…

Haynes and Boone Opens 16th Office

Craig Stahl, who lateraled over from Andrews Kurth Kenyon last fall, has been tasked with leading the new office in The Woodlands.…

T&K Partner Luis Gomar Named to Holocaust Museum Houston Board

Gomar offices in Houston but also leads the firm’s Mexico City location.…

Appellate Law Expert Moves into Spouse’s Old Office at Gibson Dunn

Appellate Law Expert Moves into Spouse’s Old Office at Gibson Dunn

(June 4) – When James Ho left the Dallas office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in January to become a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth…

David Keltner Receives Tarrant County Bar Association’s Top Honor

David Keltner Receives Tarrant County Bar Association’s Top Honor

David Keltner has had a decorated career in the law, but this month he received an honor that ranks near the top of his accomplishments.…

Jackson Walker Expands Three Practice Areas

Jackson Walker recently added new hires in its bankruptcy, wealth planning and white collar practices.…

Munsch Hardt Announces Houston Office Expansion

The firm is adding 16 new offices, a conference room and training area and two common areas with the additional 8,800 square feet.…

Locke Lord Bolsters Dallas Corporate Team

Christine Williford, who lateraled over from Hunton Andrews Kurth, has handled numerous add-on acquisitions for LEXITAS over the past year.…

Austin Banking Law Firm Opens Dallas Office

Fenimore Kay Harrison Ford launched its first office outside of Austin with three attorneys from two law firms.…

T&K Partner Michael Stockham Named to ACFE Board

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and provider of anti-fraud training and education. …

Denver Law Firm Adds Dallas Litigation Partner

Kevin Schutte, who was previously at Bracewell, focuses his litigation practice on representing banks and other financial institutions. …

Kirkland Lures Tax Expert from KPMG

The firm announced this week that David Wheat, a former principal in KPMG’s Washington National Tax Group, has joined as a partner.…

SMU Dedman Law to Launch Center for Business Leadership and Law

At the request of an anonymous donor who led with a $3 million contribution, The Robert B. Rowling Center for Business Law and Leadership is named in honor of the…

Bell Nunnally Boosts Litigation and White Collar Practices

The three new additions are headlined by partner David Walton, an appellate guru who was previously at Parsons McEntire McCleary & Clark, and senior counsel Craig Warner, who was an…