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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…

Dykema Adds IP Lawyer Victor Johnson

Dykema Adds IP Lawyer Victor Johnson

Johnson becomes the 10th attorney to be added to one of Dykema’s Texas offices within the last year as the firm continues to strengthen its presence in the market. …

Baker Botts Opens Office in Rio de Janeiro

Baker Botts Opens Office in Rio de Janeiro

The new office is the firm's ninth international office and 15th worldwide.…

In Memoriam: Texas Justice Jack Hightower

In Memoriam: Texas Justice Jack Hightower

Justice Jack Hightower, who spent 10 years in the Texas Senate, died Saturday in Austin. He was 86.…

Richard Jennings: A Pioneer in Law and Life

Richard Jennings: A Pioneer in Law and Life

In 1943, Mussolini was deposed, the musical Oklahoma opened on broadway and the U.S. Supreme Court said the Texas Democratic Party could no longer exclude blacks from voting. It also…

Dallas Playwright Debuts in Manhattan

Dallas Playwright Debuts in Manhattan

(July 25) – “Division Avenue,” Dallas playwright Miki Bone’s newest play, debuted July 17 at the Midtown International Theatre Festival in New York. The 90-minute production will be staged another…

Texas Firms Compete for Lawyers in Middle East as Baker Botts Snags 14 Former Fulbright Lawyers

Texas Firms Compete for Lawyers in Middle East as Baker Botts Snags 14 Former Fulbright Lawyers

The legal sands are shifting in the Middle East for Texas firms and Baker Botts is looking strong.…

Porter Hedges Adds Energy Lawyer Jeff Weems

Porter Hedges Adds Energy Lawyer Jeff Weems

Weems, who ran for Texas Railroad Commissioner in 2010, talks about the biggest challenge facing his energy clients in the year ahead.…

Depositions in the Cloud: Karl Seelbach Launches eDepo

Depositions in the Cloud: Karl Seelbach Launches eDepo

About eighteen months ago, Karl Seelbach was driving to Houston to take depositions. To the proverbial rhythm of the road, the senior associate in Winstead’s Austin office started thinking ……

Texas Lawyers Open Doors for Asylum Seekers

Texas Lawyers Open Doors for Asylum Seekers

Scores of Texas law firms are helping asylum applicants who can't afford legal counsel to assist in their case.…

Expert: Texas Lawyers Doing Global Business Should Mind Their Manners

Expert: Texas Lawyers Doing Global Business Should Mind Their Manners

Law firms, corporations and other entities are increasingly hiring Sharon Schweitzer for her etiquette expertise.…

Health Care Transactions Partner Todd Kelly Jumps to Jones Day

Health Care Transactions Partner Todd Kelly Jumps to Jones Day

Kelly, who leaves Norton Rose Fulbright, talks about a few significant challenges for his healthcare clients in the year ahead, including the Affordable Care Act.…

Brown McCarroll Merges with Husch Blackwell

Brown McCarroll Merges with Husch Blackwell

The combination of the firms will go into effect July 1.…

Range Resources Adds Deputy GC

Range Resources Adds Deputy GC

Range GC David Poole says Range’s legal needs have increased as the company has grown.…

Baker & McKenzie Elects Amar Budarapu its Chair of North America Corporate & Securities Practice

Baker & McKenzie Elects Amar Budarapu its Chair of North America Corporate & Securities Practice

The recently elected chair talks about how important Texas is to the firm's corporate strategy.…

It’s Official: Introducing Norton Rose Fulbright

It’s Official: Introducing Norton Rose Fulbright

Fulbright & Jaworski officially completed its union Sunday evening with London-based Norton Rose. The new law firm boasts 3,800 lawyers in more than 50 offices around the globe and about…

SEC Chief Trial Counsel Joins Kelly Hart

SEC Chief Trial Counsel Joins Kelly Hart

Toby Galloway, a 12 year veteran of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Fort Worth Regional Office, is joining Kelly Hart as the firm beefs up its white-collar criminal and…