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Houston Corporate Law Partners Bank, Dallas Lawyers’ Pay Lags

Houston Corporate Law Partners Bank, Dallas Lawyers’ Pay Lags

Corporate partners in Houston have seen their annual compensation skyrocket during the past two years and are now among the highest paid business attorneys in the U.S. Big firm lawyers…

Kirkland & Ellis Promotes Four to Partner in Houston

Kfir Abutbul, Mark Ramzy, Bradford Rossi and Rahul Vashi are in the firm's M&A/Private Equity group.…

Bracewell Lures White Collar Practice Team in Dallas

The four-person group, led by Barrett Howell and Brandon McCarthy, lateraled from K&L Gates.…

Kelly Hart’s Ronak Patel Receives NASAA Award

Patel, a former deputy securities commissioner of Texas, focuses his practice on government investigations and white-collar defense.…

Lloyd Gosselink Selects New Managing Principal

Lauren Kalisek will step in as the firm’s managing principal at the beginning of 2017 upon firm founder Robin Lloyd’s retirement on Dec. 31.…

Dykema Cox Smith Strengthens Litigation Team in Dallas

Craig Woods, who was previously at Greenberg Traurig, will also be a part of Dykema’s Dental Service Organizations Industry Group. …

Godwin Bowman & Martinez Names Bruce Bowman President and Managing Shareholder

Bowman will also continue to serve as general counsel of the Dallas-based firm and co-chair the commercial litigation section.…

Norton Rose Fulbright Elects Next U.S. Managing Partner

Norton Rose Fulbright Elects Next U.S. Managing Partner

Daryl Lansdale, Jr., who is currently the head of Norton Rose Fulbright's U.S. business practice, will take the reins from Linda Addison on Jan. 1, 2017 and lead the U.S.…

Exxon Mobil GC Jack Balagia Passes Baton to Randall Ebner

Exxon Mobil GC Jack Balagia Passes Baton to Randall Ebner

Exxon Mobil General Counsel Jack Balagia has announced he is officially retiring as the Irving-based oil and gas giant’s top lawyer in three weeks. Balagia, who has been with Exxon…

Cross-Examination: From Courtroom to Stage to History Book

Cross-Examination:  From Courtroom to Stage to History Book

Eighteen months ago, I began searching for my "One Big Thing," a project that fully used my experiences, talents and passions. I decided it was to be a proactive force…

Talmage Boston – Lawyer, Historian, Baseball Fan, Writer – Cross-Examines History

Talmage Boston – Lawyer, Historian, Baseball Fan, Writer – Cross-Examines History

Talmage Boston is living the dream of many lawyers. He's a partner at a large corporate law firm. He has authored four books. And he has Henry Kissinger, Ken Burns…

Exclusive: General Counsel Forum Honors Hunt GC David Hernandez for Ethics

Exclusive: General Counsel Forum Honors Hunt GC David Hernandez for Ethics

Dallas billionaire Ray L. Hunt told 300 business lawyers Tuesday night attending the General Counsel Forum’s annual Robert H. Dedman Award for Ethics and Law that he's not a lawyer…

Andrews Kurth Lures GC of International Oil & Gas Company to Houston Office

Christopher Richardson was most recently the general counsel of Mubadala Petroleum, a multi-billion dollar international oil and gas company owned by the Abu Dhabi government.…

Jackson Walker Boosts Health Care Practice with Addition of Darren Skyles in Austin

Skyles focuses his practice on corporate compliance matters, business transactions, board governance, contracts, human resources issues and developing policies and procedures.…

Fee Smith Launches Houston Office

The new office is the Dallas trial law firm's third in Texas.…

Fox Rothschild Adds Financial Restructuring Expert to Dallas Office

Mark Platt says the hot topic in bankruptcy and restructuring is still oil and gas.…

Kirkland Adds Investment Funds Group in Houston

Matthew Nadworny, a Kirkland partner from the San Francisco office, has transferred to Houston to lead the development of the new group. …

Ten Things GCs Need to Know: How to Market the Legal Dept. to the Business

Ten Things GCs Need to Know: How to Market the Legal Dept. to the Business

It sucks being a cost center. General counsel can argue all day about the value the legal department is adding to the company, but it is still a cost center…

Munck Wilson Launches Austin Office

Munck Wilson Launches Austin Office

The new office will focus on serving technology clients, entrepreneurs and startups.…

MLB’s Texas Rangers Hire Katherine Pothier as EVP and GC

Pothier served in the same role with the San Diego Padres from 2002-2010.…