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HayBoo Settles $773K Dispute with Houston Housing Authority

HayBoo Settles $773K Dispute with Houston Housing Authority

The Harris County Housing Authority has settled its $773,731 fee dispute with Haynes and Boone over legal payments the Houston agency believes were improperly made to the law firm through…

Cruising the World with Janice Sharry

Cruising the World with Janice Sharry

Haynes and Boone corporate finance partner Janice Sharry has a nifty solution for empty nesters who want to rekindle family togetherness: a cruise. Sharry, who has taken about 70 cruises…

Mark Melton Wins 2012 DAYL Foundation Fellows Award of Excellence

Mark Melton Wins 2012 DAYL Foundation Fellows Award of Excellence

Mark Melton balances a lot on his plate, but his passion of giving back to the community is never on the back burner. …

Rusty Hardin ‘Hit the Mother Lode’ with Three New Lawyers

Rusty Hardin ‘Hit the Mother Lode’ with Three New Lawyers

Houston firm adds a former journalist, a former geophysicist and a former LSU football player to focus on business litigation.…

DBA: Equal Access to Justice Fundraiser Nears Goal

DBA: Equal Access to Justice Fundraiser Nears Goal

American Airlines Assistant GC John S.F. Gross and Haynes and Boone partner Greta E. Cowart could be the poster children for all that is good with the legal profession. They…

Texas Mutual GC: Strategically Thinking Several Steps Ahead

Texas Mutual GC: Strategically Thinking Several Steps Ahead

Mary Nichols didn’t invent the Texas workers’ compensation system, but she may be its most ardent and aggressive defender. The article examines the 17 years Nichols has been GC at…

Cliff Ernst is Living in the Midnight Hour

Cliff Ernst is Living in the Midnight Hour

Every band needs an urban legend. For Rhythm Congress, the backstory that’s spun as silky as a spider’s web is that the Graves Dougherty corporate shareholder could read musical notes…

DBA Selects New President-Elect

DBA Selects New President-Elect

Scott McElhaney of Jackson Walker is the DBA's new president-elect, and will serve as president in 2014.…

R. Brent Clifton Jumps to Winstead

R. Brent Clifton Jumps to Winstead

Prominent tax lawyer R. Brent Clifton is taking his 30 years of practice to Winstead.…

For the Love of the Game

For the Love of the Game

Ask Michael Jordan about Houston attorney Nakia Davis, and the sports legend is likely to recall the time he beat her at golf. Ask Davis, a senior in-house counsel at…

David Mayer Joins Shackelford, Melton & McKinley

David Mayer Joins Shackelford, Melton & McKinley

David Mayer has helped a Middle Eastern King purchase a Boeing 747 as his official Royal Aircraft and authored one of the highly popular For Dummies books. After 15 years…

Winstead Moves its Headquarters to Uptown Dallas

Winstead Moves its Headquarters to Uptown Dallas

Nestled in the heart of uptown behind the Rolex Building, Winstead's new Dallas office represents the modern setting for a law firm.…

Gardere Expands IP Practice with Sarah Paxson

Gardere Expands IP Practice with Sarah Paxson

Sarah Paxson is the fourth lawyer since last month to join Gardere's IP practice. …

Four Attorneys Join Decker Jones

Four Attorneys Join Decker Jones

Decker Jones has hired four new attorneys for its downtown Fort Worth office.…

DBA’s Equal Access to Justice Helps Fund Cases that Change Lives

DBA’s Equal Access to Justice Helps Fund Cases that Change Lives

The Dallas Bar Association’s Equal Access to Justice fundraising campaign is underway. EAJ funds the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, which represented 2,476 low-income Dallas individuals in legal disputes in 2011.…

Sen. Hinojosa and Rep. Hunter Receive Justice Legislative Hero Awards

Sen. Hinojosa and Rep. Hunter Receive Justice Legislative Hero Awards

Two Texas legislators known for their determination to improve court access to low-income Texans received recognition for their efforts.…

Up in the Air for Miles and Miles and …

Up in the Air for Miles and Miles and …

Mark Twain wrote, “Travel has no longer any charm for me.” And presumably, the journalist-turned-author never took off his shoes for a TSA screening. Twain opined (a lot) about the…

Susan Snyder Returns to V&E

Susan Snyder Returns to V&E

Susan Snyder comes back to V&E after broadening her business experience on a global scale…

Robert Dedman Ethics Award Goes to Mark Berg of Pioneer

Robert Dedman Ethics Award Goes to Mark Berg of Pioneer

Berg has handled some of the most complex legal transactions in the global energy sector during the past few years. The energy deals, which valued in the billions and completely…

No Lawyer has had a Bigger Impact on the North Texas Economy than Ray Hutchison

No Lawyer has had a Bigger Impact on the North Texas Economy than Ray Hutchison

The senator’s husband and municipal bond lawyer has been intricately involved in the creation, development and construction of the most important economic drivers in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, including DFW…