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Jackson Walker Builds Up IP and Corporate Practices in Houston and San Antonio

The Texas firm has added nine attorneys to the two offices this month.…

Paula Hinton – Shattering the ‘Second Glass Ceiling’ & Winning Billion-dollar Trials

Paula Hinton – Shattering the ‘Second Glass Ceiling’ & Winning Billion-dollar Trials

Waste Management GC Steve Morgan needed a great trial lawyer to fight a $3 billion lawsuit involving toxins buried in pits on the banks of the San Jacinto River. “Paula’s…

T&K Promotes Seven to Partner

T&K's newly-minted partners are across three offices and a number of practice areas.…

Former GC Jumps to MLA in Houston

George Hittner has joined the global legal search firm’s Houston office as a managing director in the partner practice group.…

Bracewell Lures Houston Capital Markets Expert Timothy Langenkamp

Langenkamp, who was previously at Sidley Austin, focuses his corporate practice in the energy industry.…

Akin Gump Adds IP Partner in Houston

Kevin Cadwell lateraled over from Reed Smith.…

Polsinelli Shareholder Lon Williams Appointed to TAB Board of Directors

Williams is a member of the firm’s labor and employment practice group, where he has a particular focus in the health care industry.…

Baker Botts Partner Travis Sales Elected Fellow of ACTL

Sales joins other Baker Botts American College of Trial Lawyers Fellows William Jeffress, Rod Phelan and Andrew Lankler.…

Four Gardere Partners Elected Fellows of Texas Bar Foundation

Cristina Portela Solomon, Rachel Powitzky Steely, Mary Elizondo Frazier and Mike Seely are based in Houston.…

Chief Judge Stewart Appointed to Judicial Conference Executive Committee

Chief Judge Stewart Appointed to Judicial Conference Executive Committee

Chief Justice John Roberts has appointed Carl Stewart, the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, to the seven-member Executive Committee of the U.S. Judicial…

Headquarters? Law firms take the Fifth

Headquarters? Law firms take the Fifth

What's the one question law firms don't want to hear? "In which city are you headquartered?"…

DBJ: Law firm moves headquarters to Dallas’ Union project

<em>DBJ:</em> Law firm moves headquarters to Dallas’ Union project

Akin Gump has confirmed its corporate office move to three floors within The Union Dallas, a mixed-use development under construction near Uptown Dallas. …

Ten Things GCs Should Know about Trans-border Transactions

Ten Things GCs Should Know about Trans-border Transactions

One of the most exciting events for an in-house lawyer is when their company becomes involved in a merger/acquisition, joint venture, or other strategic transaction that is international in nature.…

K&L Gates Promotes Dallas Lawyer to Partner

Artoush Varshosaz focuses his practice on complex commercial disputes and bankruptcy litigation.…

Gibson Dunn IDs Two of Eight Lawyers for Houston Office

Gibson Dunn IDs Two of Eight Lawyers for Houston Office

Latham & Watkins oil and gas partner Michael Darden and former Apache Business Development Manager Justin T. Stolte officially launched Gibson Dunn's Houston office this week. Six more partners are…

Five Attorneys Receive DBJ’s 2017 Minority Business Leader Award

The attorneys, honored at a luncheon in downtown Dallas last week, included general counsel, solo practitioners and outside counsel.…

Polsinelli Houston-based Shareholders to Help Lead Firm’s New IP Department

Gregory Novak and Tracy Druce will serve as vice chairs of the firm’s new IP department.…

Dallas Appeals Court Chief Justice Carolyn Wright to Receive Texas Women Lawyers Award

The TWL Pathfinder Award is given each year to an individual who has championed the advancement of women in the law and who exemplifies professionalism, leadership, and commitment to the…

International Litigation Funder Bentham IMF Launches Houston Office

Former Yetter Coleman partner Eric Chenoweth will lead Bentham’s investments in litigation matters originating in Texas and the Southwest. …

Bill Swart Joins Perkins Coie in Dallas

Swart helped Polsinelli launch its Dallas office five years ago, an effort he calls "one of the highlights of his career."…