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Three Lawyers & their Hispanic Heritage: Why Diversity Matters

Three Lawyers & their Hispanic Heritage: Why Diversity Matters

These three lawyers telling their life stories a week after Hispanic Heritage Month ended emphasize the impact that racism has had on the legal profession and strength of many in…

AKK Corporate Lawyers Headed to Sidley – Updated

AKK Corporate Lawyers Headed to Sidley – Updated

Chicago-based Sidley Austin has lured four key lawyers from the highly-regarded transactional practice at Andrews Kurth Kenyon. Their lateral movement comes at a critical time for Houston-based AKK, which has…

DBA: Dallas Women Lawyers’ Assc. gets Permanent Director’s Seat

DBA: Dallas Women Lawyers’ Assc. gets Permanent Director’s Seat

The Dallas Bar Association’s board of directors voted unanimously Thursday to give a director’s position with full voting rights to the leader of the largest women’s lawyers organization in North…

Conduent Assc. GC Clay Scheitzach Named GC at DriveTime

Conduent Assc. GC Clay Scheitzach Named GC at DriveTime

Clay Scheitzach, a leading voice for corporate compliance in the Texas business law community, is leaving his post as associate general counsel at Conduent – formerly known as Xerox Business…

Merger Mania – Are Texas Law Firms Catching the Fever?

Merger Mania – Are Texas Law Firms Catching the Fever?

© 2017 The Texas Lawbook. By Mark Curriden (Oct. 12) – Once a month, corporate law firm leaders in Texas get a phone call or a visit from competitors headquartered…

Atlanta Law Firm Opens Second TX Office in Houston

Kilpatrick Townsend is launching a Houston office with a 13-lawyer team from Coats Rose.…

Winston Adds Another Partner from Fish in Dallas

Scott Thomas reunites with Tom Melsheimer and other former colleagues.…

Barnes & Thornburg Grows Dallas Corporate Practice – Updated

John Dickey was most recently with Polsinelli.…

Kelly Hart Partner Cheryl Leb Recognized by The National Diversity Council

Leb has been named one of the Top 50 Women in Law in Dallas by the organization.…

Two TX-based Dykema Cox Smith Attorneys Appointed to Executive Board

Erin Fonté and Wilhelm Liebmann will serve three-year terms beginning on Jan. 1.…

Houston Judge and San Antonio EEOC Attorney to Receive ABA Stonewall Award

Houston judge Phyllis Randolph Frye and San Antonio attorney Eduardo Juarez have been selected as recipients by the American Bar Association’s Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity for its…

Haynes and Boone Adds Employee Benefits Expert Lori Troutman

Troutman, who is based in Houston, was previously at Baker Botts.…

Baker McKenzie Selects Former MP of V&E’s Hong Kong Office to Lead Global LNG Practice

David Lang practiced for seven years in V&E's Hong Kong office, including two years as managing partner.…

Munsch Hardt Strengthens Houston Construction Practice with Four Laterals from Coats Rose

The new lateral hires are headlined by shareholders Bob Hancock and Mason Hester and include associates Tiffany Harrod and Teia Kelly.…

Philadelphia Firm Launches Austin Office, Its Second in Texas

Duane Morris has hired IP partner Bert Green from Norton Rose Fulbright and energy partner Brad Thompson from King & Spalding to open an outpost in the state capital. …

Jamil Alibhai of Munck Wilson Elected to Make-A-Wish® Board of Directors

Alibhai is chair of Munck Wilson’s complex litigation/dispute resolution practice and serves on the firm’s executive committee.…

UNT Law Dean Royal Furgeson Announces Retirement

UNT Law Dean Royal Furgeson Announces Retirement

Retired federal judge Royal Furgeson plans to retire as the dean of the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law next June. Furgeson left the federal bench in…

Kirkland Promotes Five to Partner in Houston

The Chicago-based firm promoted 97 attorneys firmwide.…

Drinker Biddle Boosts Dallas Restructuring Practice with Ex-DLA Piper Partner

Vince Slusher represents large and mid-sized companies in a number of industries.…

Jones Walker Names Houston Partner Lara Pringle Head of Texas Offices

Pringle says the firm, which moved into new office space last month, hopes to grow its Texas footprint to 40 attorneys.…