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Yvette Ostolaza Named to Sidley Austin’s Management Committee

Ostolaza is also a member of Sidley's executive committee and managing partner of the firm's Dallas office.…

Scheef & Stone Recognized as “Large Business of the Year” by Frisco Chamber

The firm was recognized at the Chamber’s annual awards gala this month.…

Cantey Hanger Elevates Three to Partner

The Fort Worth law firm has promoted Tawanna Cesare, Laura Hallmon and David Speed to equity partner.…

Gibson Dunn Expands into Houston

Gibson Dunn Expands into Houston

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, a 1,200 lawyer global firm, is expected to announced this week that it is expanding its presence in Texas by opening a branch operation in Houston.…

Tom Melsheimer’s Lateral Move He Didn’t See Coming

Tom Melsheimer’s Lateral Move He Didn’t See Coming

Tom Melsheimer planned to practice at Fish & Richardson for the rest of his career. Then Winston & Strawn came calling. The Chicago-based firm convinced the former federal prosecutor that…

Updated – Melsheimer, Stodghill, Orwig, Goolsby Lead Winston & Strawn Opening in Dallas

Updated – Melsheimer, Stodghill, Orwig, Goolsby Lead Winston & Strawn Opening in Dallas

Winston & Strawn is officially launching an office in Dallas with two-dozen partners from eight different law firms. The Chicago-based law firm has lured business litigators Tom Melsheimer, Steve Stodghill…

Polsinelli Dallas Associate Caitlin Morgan Named to The Warren Center Board of Trustees

Morgan focuses her practice on litigation matters. She has represented private colleges, collegiate sports conferences and hotel owners in addition to publicly-traded and closely held corporations.…

Porter Hedges Announces Two New Practice Group Leaders

Jeremy Mouton and Robert Viguet will lead the firm's Property & Finance and Corporate practice groups, respectively.…

Midland Oil and Gas Boutique Continues Austin Growth

Former Locke Lord appellate partner Skip Watson is Davis, Gerald & Cremer's fifth attorney in the state capitol. In January, the firm made big news with the additions of trial…

State Bar Executive Director to Retire

Michelle Hunter announced she will retire on Jan. 26, 2018 after nearly 20 years of service to the 100,000-member organization.…

Locke Lord Partner Susan Kidwell Elected President of VLS

Kidwell will lead Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas in its mission to provide volunteer attorneys and legal services to low-income clients.…

T&K Austin Partner Katie Coleman Named to Gulf Coast Power Association Board of Directors

Coleman, who is based in Austin, focuses her practice on energy litigation and transactions.…

T&K’s Hillary Lyon Elected to Lone Star CASA Board of Directors

Lyon, a corporate associate in the Dallas office, will serve a two-year term.…

T&K Partner Nicole Williams Appointed Vice Chair of Dallas JNC

Williams' term began on Feb. 1. …

H. Ron White Named Texas Legal Legend

The Texas Legal Legends is a special project by the litigation section of the State Bar of Texas.…

Vorys Adds Four Patent Attorneys to Houston Office

Carey Jordan, one of the four attorneys who lateraled over from McDermott, noted the Vorys' regional platform, strategic investment in patent transactional work, common clients and people as reasons…

Former GC of Accor Business and Leisure North America Jumps to Squire Patton Boggs

Jeffrey Schagren joins the firm's Dallas office as of counsel and will lead the firm's North America Hospitality practice.…

Baker McKenzie Elevates Two to Partner in Houston

Michael Hamilton and Heath Trisdale are corporate partners in Houston.…

Carter Scholer Adds Patent Litigation Pro Scott Breedlove

Breedlove, who was at Vinson & Elkins for more than 20 years, said he needed a different platform as patent litigation has evolved over the past few years. …

The Death of a Texas Lion: Tax Law Legend Vester Hughes Dies at 88

The Death of a Texas Lion: Tax Law Legend Vester Hughes Dies at 88

Legendary tax lawyer and Hughes & Luce co-founder Vester Hughes passed away over the weekend, according to some of his colleagues and friends. He was 88 years old.  …