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Three V&E Partners Leave for Simpson Thacher and Kirkland

Three V&E Partners Leave for Simpson Thacher and Kirkland

Capital markets and M&A partners Doug McWilliams and Jeff Malonson are joining Simpson Thacher, which has about two-dozen lawyers in its Houston outpost. Adam Larson, a partner in the M&A…

Former Fortune 500 General Counsel Lands at Carrington Coleman

Former Fortune 500 General Counsel Lands at Carrington Coleman

David Black, former GC of BearingPoint and ACS, has led more than 150 acquisitions in his career and directed KPMG’s $2.3 billion initial public offering in 2001, the second-largest in…

Munsch Hardt Snags Labor and Employment Expert in Austin

Munsch Hardt Snags Labor and Employment Expert in Austin

Peyton Smith, who joins as a shareholder, previously chaired Austin law firm Reed & Scardino’s labor and employment practice group.…

Two Texas Lawyers Named “HNBA Top Lawyer Under 40”

Rich Rosalez, senior director of litigation at Samsung Electronics America in Dallas, and Emma Mata, litigation partner at Sefarth Shaw in Houston, are among 20 winners selected by the Hispanic…

DMN: Debbie Branson to Receive Award for Role in Parkland Hospital’s Transformation

The Linz Award is considered Dallas’ oldest and most prestigious civic honor.…

Jackson Walker Grows IP Practice in Houston

Jackson Walker Grows IP Practice in Houston

Brit Nelson lateraled over from Locke Lord.…

Sutherland Expands Energy Capabilities in Texas

Sutherland Expands Energy Capabilities in Texas

Mark Sherrill is moving his energy bankruptcy practice from Washington, D.C. to the firm’s Houston office. The firm also added an energy regulatory attorney in Austin.…

Chris May: The Biggest Moneymaker in 2015 M&A

Chris May: The Biggest Moneymaker in 2015 M&A

The relatively new Texan and young partner at Simpson Thacher ranks No. 1 across the state in deal value by individual lawyer – and by a lot. …

Hurst and Brown Leave Gruber for Lynn

Hurst and Brown Leave Gruber for Lynn

Prominent Dallas trial lawyers Michael K. Hurst and Shonn Brown, who represent Ray Hunt and Highland Capital in multimillion-dollar litigation, are leaving Gruber Hurst for crosstown rival Lynn Pinker Cox.…

SMU Dedman School of Law Recognizes Winners of Alumni Awards

SMU Dedman School of Law Recognizes Winners of Alumni Awards

Jim Baldwin, Shonn Brown, Cece Cox, Windle Turley and Judge Catharina Haynes were honored at the Belo Mansion last night at the law school's 29th Distinguished Alumni Awards.…

WFAA Features Harold Kleinman’s Commitment to Serving Others

Kleinman, 85, founded the Texas Access to Justice Foundation.…

Alston & Bird Makes Splash in Dallas, Adds Another Corporate Group

The five-lawyer team from Bracewell is the second significant corporate lateral team hire Alston & Bird has made in Dallas in the past year.…

Dykema Cox Smith Adds Dallas Litigation Member

Gavin Hill joins Dykema Cox Smith from Bracewell.…

DMN: Strasburger Honored for Helping Veterans get Education

<em>DMN</em>: Strasburger Honored for Helping Veterans get Education

Retired Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff, on Tuesday presented Strasburger & Price LLP with the 2016 Veterans Hope Award for its…

HBA President Jumps to Dentons

HBA President Jumps to Dentons

Laura Gibson will lead the Houston office's labor and employment practice.…

Gardere Expands in Dallas, Opens for Business in Denver

Gardere Expands in Dallas, Opens for Business in Denver

Firm Chair Holland O’Neil says the firm has been considering a Denver office in its strategic plan for some time.…

Kirkland & Ellis Beefs Up Litigation Practice in Houston

Kirkland & Ellis Beefs Up Litigation Practice in Houston

Anna Rotman, formerly a partner at Yetter Coleman, is one of the firm’s first three litigation partners in Houston.…

V&E Deepens Corporate Finance Bench in Houston

V&E Deepens Corporate Finance Bench in Houston

Trevor Wommack focuses his practice on syndicated lending in the energy sector with a particular emphasis on upstream exploration and production reserve-based findings.…

Jones Day Nabs Energy Transactions Guru

Jones Day Nabs Energy Transactions Guru

William Sultemeier said he was impressed by the cohesiveness and scale of Jones Day's energy transactions team.…

Carrington Coleman Expands IP Practice

Carrington Coleman Expands IP Practice

Mark Howland and Sam Joyner join the Dallas-based law firm as partners from Jones Day and Ross Joyner, respectively.…