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Gray Reed & McGraw Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary

Three decades later after launching in a brutal recession, the law firm has more than 120 lawyers with offices in Houston and Dallas and is among the 20 largest law…

Locke Lord Leaving Imprint on Legal Profession through Bar Association Leadership

Locke Lord Leaving Imprint on Legal Profession through Bar Association Leadership

Dallas partners Brad Weber and Frank Stevenson and New Jersey-based partner Paulette Brown are serving overlapping terms as presidents of the DBA, State Bar of Texas and ABA, respectively. …

Patrick Keating Leaves Big Law to Launch Keating PLLC

Keating, who was a commercial litigation partner at Haynes and Boone in Dallas for more than 20 years, recently made his first lateral hire, Catherine Brandt.…

EFH GC Stacey Doré: “The Smartest Person in the Room”

EFH GC Stacey Doré: “The Smartest Person in the Room”

At age 43, Energy Future Holdings GC Stacey Doré is one of the few women corporate general counsel at a Fortune 500 company and she is certainly one of the…

Morgan Lewis Lures Dallas Employment Litigator Ann Marie Arcadi

Morgan Lewis Lures Dallas Employment Litigator Ann Marie Arcadi

Arcadi is the eleventh Dallas lawyer to jump to Morgan Lewis from K&L Gates this year.…

Jones Day Strengthens Energy Transactions Practice with Addition of Houston Partner Stephen Olson

Jones Day Strengthens Energy Transactions Practice with Addition of Houston Partner Stephen Olson

Olson has worked on transactions totaling more than $9 billion in the last three years, according to his firm bio.…

Munck Wilson Adds Aaron Davidson

Davidson joins the Dallas-based boutique from Baker Botts.…

V&E Picks Up Energy M&A Pro Bryan Loocke

V&E Picks Up Energy M&A Pro Bryan Loocke

Loocke says V&E’s platform and the opportunity to work on deals for more private equity firms and publicly-traded companies attracted him to join its ranks.…

Baker & McKenzie Brings Back Labor and Employment Expert Celina Joachim

Baker & McKenzie Brings Back Labor and Employment Expert Celina Joachim

Joachim, who spent the first ten years of her legal career at Baker & McKenzie, was most recently in-house at Houston-based Direct Energy.…

Polsinelli Adds to Real Estate Finance and Health Care Litigation Practices in Dallas

Polsinelli Adds to Real Estate Finance and Health Care Litigation Practices in Dallas

The Kansas City-based firm added five new lawyers to the mix after moving into new office space at Frost Tower.…

David Cabrales Jumps to Gardere

The former general counsel to Texas Gov. Rick Perry joins Gardere's litigation group and will assist the firm’s government affairs team in Austin. …

Haynes and Boone Makes Noise in Silicon Valley and Chicago

Haynes and Boone Makes Noise in Silicon Valley and Chicago

The Dallas-based firm is bringing on the lawyers from Mavrakakis Law Group, including the former director of patent strategy at Apple, Inc.…

Pit Bull Trial Lawyer Transforms into ‘TinMan’ on Appalachian Trek

Pit Bull Trial Lawyer Transforms into ‘TinMan’ on Appalachian Trek

With the cornucopia of high-profile cases Mike Lynn has tried and won in his career, many know him as a pit bull trial lawyer who fights vigorously for his clients.…

Littler Opens Austin Office – Updated

Dallas shareholders Steve McCown, Allan King and Kevin Mullen will launch the office, the firm's third in Texas.…

V&E IP Partners in Austin Jump to Baker Botts

V&E IP Partners in Austin Jump to Baker Botts

The IP law section at Baker Botts is about to get bigger. Up to four partners from Vinson & Elkins in Austin are taking their practices to their crosstown rival.…

Former UT President Bill Powers Joins Jackson Walker

Former UT President Bill Powers Joins Jackson Walker

Bill Powers, the former law dean at the University of Texas in Austin, said he will continue teaching at UT but will also work with appellate lawyers and those who…

JC Penney Slashes Corporate Legal Dept. Staff

JC Penney Slashes Corporate Legal Dept. Staff

The Plano-based retailer laid off about two-dozen lawyers and staff last week. The company had about 50 in-house lawyers just three years ago, but now has less than 25 after…

Meet the 2015 Class of New Partners and Shareholders

The Texas Lawbook takes a look at 145 newly minted partners and shareholders in Texas.…

Magazine: Norton Rose Fulbright and V&E Among Best Firms for Working Women

Working Women magazine measured flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave, compensation parity and percentage of women equity partners.…

DWLA Honors Male Lawyer with Top Honor for First Time in 46-Year History

DWLA Honors Male Lawyer with Top Honor for First Time in 46-Year History

The Dallas Women Lawyers Association selected Michael Hurst as the recipient of the 2015 Louise B. Raggio Award, which is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to…