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Carrington Coleman Near the End of 5- Plus Year Pro Bono Death Penalty Case

Carrington Coleman Near the End of 5- Plus Year Pro Bono Death Penalty Case

Carrington Coleman lawyers have reached a plea agreement for a former death row inmate and pro bono client who was wrongfully convicted of murdering an infant on Halloween of 2005. …

Kathleen Wu: From Tennis Mom to Uber-Volunteer

Kathleen Wu: From Tennis Mom to Uber-Volunteer

The Andrews Kurth partner wraps up a two-year appointment as national US Tennis Association chair for diversity and inclusion in a couple weeks. …

Mayer Brown Picks Up Energy M&A Expert

Mayer Brown Picks Up Energy M&A Expert

Thomas Moore said the firm's significant international presence was one of the key factors that attracted him to the firm.…

Insurance Coverage Expert Discusses Trends and Challenges Facing Her Clients

Insurance Coverage Expert Discusses Trends and Challenges Facing Her Clients

In a Q&A, Gartner-Ilai says the cost of insurance and finding proper insurance for cyber-related risks are two major challenges facing her clients.…

Eric White Jumps to Dykema

Eric White Jumps to Dykema

Dykema’s move to bring on White was announced a couple of weeks after the firm added business litigator Matthew Rinaldi as senior counsel to its Dallas operation.…

Chrysta Castañeda Opens Legal Communications Shop in Downtown Dallas

Chrysta Castañeda Opens Legal Communications Shop in Downtown Dallas

Attention lawyers, general counsel and business executives involved in high stakes litigation: “No comment” just doesn’t cut it anymore, says Chrysta Castañeda, a former Locke Lord litigation partner who recently…

Meet the New Boutique in Town: Gardner Haas PLLC

Meet the New Boutique in Town: Gardner Haas PLLC

The firm's founders are Michael Gardner and Eric Haas, two veteran attorneys from Bickel & Brewer.…

Texas Appellate Justice Joins Gray Reed

Texas Appellate Justice Joins Gray Reed

Justice Jim Moseley, who has served on Texas’ Fifth District Court of Appeals for 18 years, will join Gray Reed & McGraw where he will chair the appellate section. …

Lawyer Climbs Ultimate Slippery Slope

Lawyer Climbs Ultimate Slippery Slope

When Houston attorney Glenn Legge and his wife tried rock climbing on a Colorado vacation, the litigator was told he might be better suited to ice climbing. Some 15 years…

Gardere Solidifies Mexico Presence with New Subsidiary

Gardere Solidifies Mexico Presence with New Subsidiary

The office formerly was structured as a joint venture with lawyers from Mexico City-based Arena y Asociados.…

Meet the Lawyers in the John Wiley Price Case – Updated

Meet the Lawyers in the John Wiley Price Case – Updated

Meet Billy Ravkind, Cheryl Wattley and Tom Mills. …

Hugh Tanner Becomes Second MP of Morgan Lewis’ Houston Office

Hugh Tanner Becomes Second MP of Morgan Lewis’ Houston Office

Oil and gas litigation partner Hugh Tanner became the office’s second managing partner July 1. …

Veteran Jackson Walker Partner Selected to Lead Dallas CASA

Veteran Jackson Walker Partner Selected to Lead Dallas CASA

Kathleen LaValle is taking on leadership of the nonprofit during a $37 million fundraising campaign.…

Get Wall Street Out of the Practice of Law

Get Wall Street Out of the Practice of Law

The Texas Bar's ethics opinion that Big Law can no longer give their non-lawyer administrators titles like Chief Operating Officer because it implies that those folks have managerial control over…

Coffee with Squire Patton Boggs: Merger Means “Getting to Know Each Other” in Texas

Coffee with Squire Patton Boggs: Merger Means “Getting to Know Each Other” in Texas

Squire Patton Boggs doesn’t roll off the tongue quite yet, but leaders in the newly merged firm's Dallas and Houston offices say the combining of their forces is going very…

Hilda Galvan Named Dallas Partner-in-Charge at Jones Day

Hilda Galvan Named Dallas Partner-in-Charge at Jones Day

Galvan is the second Hispanic woman to be partner-in-charge of one of Jones Day's Texas office. The first is her predecessor, Pat Villareal.…

Gaining a Competitive Edge in Hiring

Gaining a Competitive Edge in Hiring

Whether it is an employers’ or employees’ market, there is always competition for the strongest candidates in the job market. In a tight labor market, it is even more critical…

Stephen Porter Settling in as New GC at Mortgage Contracting Services

Stephen Porter Settling in as New GC at Mortgage Contracting Services

Stephen Porter told his partners at Barrett Daffin last fall that he planned to retire at the end of the year after 23 years at the Addison-based law firm, but…

Holland & Knight Launches Austin Office

Holland & Knight Launches Austin Office

The Austin office opening is the Tampa, Fla.-based firm's second debut on Texas soil.…

Prominent Beaumont ADR Attorney Inducted as a Texas Legal Legend

Prominent Beaumont ADR Attorney Inducted as a Texas Legal Legend

Managing shareholder Bob Black of MehaffyWeber was inducted Friday into the Texas Legal Legends during the State Bar of Texas’ annual meeting. …