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Norton Rose Fulbright Opens Brazil Office

Norton Rose Fulbright Opens Brazil Office

Norton Rose Fulbright is opening its 55th office in Rio de Janeiro, the firm announced last week.…

McCurley Orsinger Partner Named General Counsel for Kids Matter International

McCurley Orsinger Partner Named General Counsel for Kids Matter International

Jeffrey Anderson will serve in his new position on a pro bono basis and continue his private practice uninterrupted.…

Schick & Copeland Bolt V&E to Start Houston Firm

Schick & Copeland Bolt V&E to Start Houston Firm

Come to find out, old dogs do learn new tricks. Bob Schick and Morgan Copeland have opened a business litigation boutique.…

Arnold & Porter Sets Foot in Texas with New Houston Office

Arnold & Porter Sets Foot in Texas with New Houston Office

Three well-respected complex litigation attorneys from Hogan Lovells are launching the new office.…

General Counsel & Study: Shortsighted Business Law Firms Ignoring Hispanic Business Growth

General Counsel & Study: Shortsighted Business Law Firms Ignoring Hispanic Business Growth

The legal needs of the Hispanic business community in North Texas are going unmet by lawyers because DFW business law firms employ very few Spanish-speaking attorneys, according to a new…

Former Judge Joins Carter Scholer Stafford as a Named Partner

Former Judge Joins Carter Scholer Stafford as a Named Partner

Scholer, who joins the firm from Jones Day, served as State District Judge of the 95th Civil District Court in Dallas County from 2001 to 2008. …

Opportunity, Mandatory Retirement Policy Lead Orrin Harrison to Gruber Hurst

Opportunity, Mandatory Retirement Policy Lead Orrin Harrison to Gruber Hurst

The prominent Dallas complex commercial litigator is the most recent Texas lawyer to exemplify two growing trends: top litigators from big national firms jumping to litigation boutiques and longtime partners…

Baker Botts and Sidley Lead Texas Effort in New Women’s Fellowship Program

Baker Botts and Sidley Lead Texas Effort in New Women’s Fellowship Program

The OnRamp Fellowship will match experienced women lawyers returning to the profession with law firms for a one-year training contract to refresh their skills make them hire-ready when the year…

Wall Street Journal Names Texas Lawbook Writer’s Book as One of the Best – Again

Wall Street Journal Names <em>Texas Lawbook</em> Writer’s Book as One of the Best – Again

Mark Curriden's Contempt of Court named by former New York assistant district attorney as one of the best books ever written on the topic of "The Pursuit of Justice."…

Three Trial Lawyers and a GC Talk High-Stakes Poker – Very High-Stakes

Three Trial Lawyers and a GC Talk High-Stakes Poker – Very High-Stakes

Does poker make better lawyers or does being a lawyer make better poker players? Paul Lackey, Pete Marketos, Steve Ladik and Marc Schoenecker play the game for casual fun and…

Bracewell Adds M&A Expert Roxanne Almaraz

Bracewell Adds M&A Expert Roxanne Almaraz

The former V&E partner has represented strategic and financial investors in matters involving more than 60 power generation facilities across North America.…

Perkins Coie Continues to Grow Dallas Office, Adds Joyce Mazero

Perkins Coie Continues to Grow Dallas Office, Adds Joyce Mazero

Mazero becomes the fifth partner and ninth attorney to join the firm’s Dallas office since March.…

Gardere Adds Three International Trade Attorneys

Gardere Adds Three International Trade Attorneys

Michelle Schulz says she and her colleagues will be able to leverage Gardere’s talent in Latin America.…

John Sullivan III Joins K&L Gates, Talks Pro Bono

John Sullivan III Joins K&L Gates, Talks Pro Bono

Sullivan becomes the 14th lawyer and 11th partner of the firm's Houston office.…

SMU Considers Six Candidates for Next Law Dean

SMU Considers Six Candidates for Next Law Dean

Two of the candidates are deans at other law schools. One is even an SMU Dedman alum.…

Dan Baucum to Join Cantey Hanger

Dan Baucum to Join Cantey Hanger

Baucum will join the Fort Worth-based firm as a partner on Dec. 3. …

Cigars, Rock Shots and Long Drives: GC Forum’s 2nd Annual Golf Charity Classic Highlights

Cigars, Rock Shots and Long Drives: GC Forum’s 2nd Annual Golf Charity Classic Highlights

One hundred corporate in-house lawyers and outside counsel raised $48,000 for Texas Access to Justice as part of the General Counsel Forum’s second annual tournament Thursday at the TPC San…

First Neighbors, Then Business Partners: The Short Story of Stewart Strong

First Neighbors, Then Business Partners: The Short Story of Stewart Strong

First neighbors, then friends, now business partners. Stewart Strong is a product of the idea that friends can successfully become business partners. But the union of the two groups did…

Baylor Ranks No. 1 in July Bar Exam Results

Baylor Ranks No. 1 in July Bar Exam Results

Following the 97.52 percent pass rate was UT at 95.52 percent and SMU at 91.59 percent.…

Reuters: Locke Lord in Merger Talks with Patton Boggs

Reuters: Locke Lord in Merger Talks with Patton Boggs

The two firms issue written statements declining to comment on negotiations. …