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Holland & Knight Adds International Disputes Partner Juan Alcalá to Austin Office

Holland & Knight Adds International Disputes Partner Juan Alcalá to Austin Office

Alcalá was most recently the co-chair of Gardere’s international dispute resolution practice. He said in a statement that Holland & Knight’s strong presence in Mexico and Colombia helped draw him…

Patent Litigator Wasif Qureshi Joins Jackson Walker

Patent Litigator Wasif Qureshi Joins Jackson Walker

Qureshi, who lateraled over from Fish & Richardson, is the second recent hire by Jackson Walker to strengthen its IP practice in Houston.…

Thompson & Knight Adds Tax Expert Dean Hinderliter

Hinderliter, who was previously at Locke Lord, joins T&K's Dallas office.…

Mississippi Law Firm Butler Snow Enters the Ring in Texas

Mississippi Law Firm Butler Snow Enters the Ring in Texas

Former Weil bankruptcy expert Martin Sosland and Bowman and Brooke product liability pros Gary Davis and José Luzarraga are leading the Jackson, MS-based firm's move into the Lone Star State.…

Husch Blackwell to Combine with Wisconsin Law Firm

The new firm, effective July 1, will remain named Husch Blackwell and will have more than 700 attorneys with offices in 19 cities, including Dallas, Houston and Austin.…

Morgan Lewis Strengthens Labor and Employment Practice in Texas

Ethel Johnson, who lateraled from Shook, Hardy & Bacon, will practice in the firm's Dallas and Houston offices.…

Litigation Boutique Launches Eminent Domain Course at Two TX Law Schools

Litigation Boutique Launches Eminent Domain Course at Two TX Law Schools

After seeing increased activity around Texas regarding issues surrounding property rights and infrastructure, the law schools at The University of Texas and University of Houston have responded by launching the…

Tom Vick Elected State Bar President

Nearly 18,000 lawyers in the State Bar of Texas voted to elect family lawyer Tom Vick of Weatherford as the next president-elect of the State Bar of Texas. Meanwhile, the…

Enterprise Products Names Hap Weitzel as GC

Enterprise Products Names Hap Weitzel as GC

Houston-based Enterprise Products has named career commercial litigator Harry “Hap” Weitzel, a 1987 graduate of Texas Christian, as its general counsel, according to the company’s website. The oil and gas…

Former FleetPride GC Joins K&L Gates in Dallas

Jill Louis says her experience in-house helps her understand the pressures of being a GC and what it takes to be an enabler of business.…

Environmental Expert Returns to Private Practice at Gardere

Laura Whiting was most recently in-house at Occidental Chemical Corp., where she was senior counsel for the Houston-based oil and gas exploration company’s environmental, health, safety, process safety, product stewardship,…

Judge Barbara Lynn to be Northern District’s Next Chief Judge

Judge Barbara Lynn to be Northern District’s Next Chief Judge

U.S. Chief Judge Jorge Solis announced Tuesday that U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn will succeed him as the next chief judge of the Northern District on May 1. Judge Lynn…

Barnes & Thornburg Launches Corporate M&A Practice in Dallas

Barnes & Thornburg Launches Corporate M&A Practice in Dallas

John Willding is the ninth lawyer to join Barnes & Thornburg in Dallas since the office opened less than a year ago.…

Greenberg Traurig Bolsters Litigation Practice in Dallas

Greenberg Traurig Bolsters Litigation Practice in Dallas

Three more lawyers from DLA Piper - including Dallas office managing partner Karl Dial - jumped to Greenberg Traurig. …

Porter Hedges Boosts Energy Transactional Team

Porter Hedges Boosts Energy Transactional Team

James Thompson focuses his practice on representing major and independent energy companies, oilfield service providers and royalty owners in the purchase and sale of energy assets. …

Polsinelli Adds Depth to Corporate Practice in Dallas

Polsinelli Adds Depth to Corporate Practice in Dallas

John Dickey focuses his practice on private equity, corporate finance and capital markets-related work. …

Kate Cassidy Takes You Out to The Ballgame

Kate Cassidy Takes You Out to The Ballgame

Lawyers boast about the view from their office windows, but none can match the scene from Kate Cassidy’s desk: home plate at Globe Life Park in Arlington. …

Alston & Bird Adds More Depth to Finance Practice in Dallas

Michael Thimmig is the eighth finance partner and 13th attorney overall to join the Atlanta-based firm’s Dallas office since 2015. …

Kirkland Bolsters Tax Practice in Houston

Kirkland Bolsters Tax Practice in Houston

Chad McCormick, who lateraled from Baker Botts, is the third partner to join Kirkland's Houston office this year.…

Chron: New Managing Partner for Bracewell

<em>Chron</em>: New Managing Partner for Bracewell

Houston attorney Greg Bopp, who represents energy giants such as Kinder Morgan in megadeals, has been named as Bracewell’s new managing partner. He will assume his new role July 1.…