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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. …

Former Federal Prosecutor McKenna: Healthcare Providers Need to be Vigilant

Former Federal Prosecutor McKenna: Healthcare Providers Need to be Vigilant

The new Haynes and Boone partner says executives and general counsels for healthcare companies need to heighten their corporate compliance efforts or they may find themselves in court against state…

SMU Interim Law Dean Forrester Passes on Permanent Job

SMU Interim Law Dean Forrester Passes on Permanent Job

In her first interview since becoming the interim dean at SMU Dedman School of Law in June, Julie Forrester discusses her first four months on the job, her priorities for…

Hunton & Williams Adds Former In-House Private Equity Attorney

Hunton & Williams Adds Former In-House Private Equity Attorney

The Texas Lawbook conducted a Q&A with Williams to investigate why he made the move and what’s going on in the world of private investment funds law.…

Large Dallas Law Firms Flunking in Diversity

Large Dallas Law Firms Flunking in Diversity

The Dallas Diversity Task Force’s 2013 report shows that not only is diversity not improving at the city’s biggest law firms, it is getting worse.…

Bracewell’s Public Finance Group Expands in San Antonio

Bracewell’s Public Finance Group Expands in San Antonio

Muni Bond Leader Ben Brooks talks about his group growing from one to 30 lawyers in two years.…

Dallas Event Featuring Bill Bradley Helps Fill Diversity Pipeline

Dallas Event Featuring Bill Bradley Helps Fill Diversity Pipeline

Erle Nye and Tim Mountz discuss the Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholarship and the diversity pipeline. …

M&A Experts: Even Corporate Deals Involve Emotions

M&A Experts: Even Corporate Deals Involve Emotions

Three pillars of the corporate transaction bar - Janice Sharry, Jeff Chapman and Glenn West - shared their combined experiences, insights and advice to young M&A lawyers. One tip: don't…

GC Forum Honors Charles Hardy of Austin Industries

GC Forum Honors Charles Hardy of Austin Industries

Hardy, who plans to retire at the end of 2014, received the 13th Annual Robert H. Dedman Award for Ethics and Law. …

Patton Boggs Adds Two Attorneys in Dallas Office

Patton Boggs Adds Two Attorneys in Dallas Office

The new lawyers are part of a series of lateral hires expected at Patton Boggs.…

Prominent Corporate Lawyer Joins V&E

Prominent Corporate Lawyer Joins V&E

Michael Saslaw comes to V&E after 15 years as a partner at Weil.…

McKool Smith’s Ada Brown Secures Dream Job, Returns to Judgeship

McKool Smith’s Ada Brown Secures Dream Job, Returns to Judgeship

Brown joins the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas as the newest justice.…

U.S. Anti-Doping CEO Takes SMU Dedman Law Students Inside the Lance Armstrong Case

U.S. Anti-Doping CEO Takes SMU Dedman Law Students Inside the Lance Armstrong Case

Travis Tygart says there is tremendous pressure today – be it on athletes and business leaders – to do whatever it takes to win, including cheating.…

DeGabrielle Joins Bracewell, Says Businesses Face New White-Collar Challenges

DeGabrielle Joins Bracewell, Says Businesses Face New White-Collar Challenges

DeGabrielle, a former FBI agent and federal prosecutor, joins Bracewell’s white-collar practice.…

In Memoriam: Ron Motley, a Great Lawyer and Good Friend

In Memoriam: Ron Motley, a Great Lawyer and Good Friend

Let me make this clear: Ron Motley was the greatest trial lawyer I have ever seen in person – and I have witnessed some great ones. But he was…

Goodbye Old School. Hello Gee-Whiz.

Goodbye Old School. Hello Gee-Whiz.

Many Texas lawyers are using a seemingly endless choice of apps and gadgets – high tech and low tech – to stretch and enhance business productivity as well as personal…

Haynes and Boone Adds Energy Lawyer Walter Keneally

Haynes and Boone Adds Energy Lawyer Walter Keneally

The former Bracewell partner was recruited by Haynes and Boone to bolster its power projects practice, particularly in renewable energy…