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Obama Nominates Five to Federal Judgeships in Texas

Obama Nominates Five to Federal Judgeships in Texas

President Barack Obama has nominated five lawyers to serve on the U.S. District Courts in Texas, including the first Asian Pacific American. In the Northern District of Texas,…

Lawyer Discovers the Magic of Travel

Lawyer Discovers the Magic of Travel

At 35, Stephanie Gause has visited 41 countries. But admittedly, she got an early start.…

DBA Seeks New Executive Director

DBA Seeks New Executive Director

The executive director position primarily entails overseeing all operations and policies of the DBA. The director is appointed by the board reports directly to the DBA board and president.…

Greenberg Traurig Expands Latin American Practice in Dallas

Greenberg Traurig Expands Latin American Practice in Dallas

Manuel Rajunov and Dania Duncan, who join as shareholders from DLA Piper, will split time between their new firm’s Dallas and Mexico City offices.…

ADJT Expands National Reach with Houston Hire

ADJT Expands National Reach with Houston Hire

Richard Faulk, who will split his time between Texas and Washington, D.C., joins ADJT from Hollingsworth LLP in the nation’s capital. …

Sidley Snags Two Senior Finance Pros

Sidley Snags Two Senior Finance Pros

Alison Boren and William Howell jump to Sidley from Baker Botts.…

Bob Nash Leaves Retirement for Munsch Hardt in Dallas

Bob Nash Leaves Retirement for Munsch Hardt in Dallas

The corporate finance expert said Munsch Hardt was the most pleasant of the six firms he has been at in his career. …

King & Spalding Turns to Prominent Trial Lawyer to Lead Houston Office

King & Spalding Turns to Prominent Trial Lawyer to Lead Houston Office

The law firm of Griffin Bell, Sam Nunn and Larry Thompson has done well during its two decades in Houston. King & Spalding has 84 lawyers in Texas and looking…

DAYL Presents $44K to Habitat for Humanity, EPIC

DAYL Presents $44K to Habitat for Humanity, EPIC

The group raised the money at its annual DAYL Charity Ball – Another EPIC Night on Nov. 14, 2015 at Trinity Groves.…

Texas Justices Green, Guzman and Lehrmann Discuss their Primary Victories

Texas Justices Green, Guzman and Lehrmann Discuss their Primary Victories

The three sitting Texas Supreme Court justices – Paul Green, Eva Guzman and Debra Lehrmann – won their Republican primary races Tuesday. Two of the races were closer than court…

Gardner Haas Adds Commercial Litigation Partner

Camp, like firm founders Michael Gardner and Eric Haas, is an alumnus of Brewer Attorneys & Counselors, formerly Bicker & Brewer.…

David Gerger and Daughter make Music for Fun, Charity

David Gerger and Daughter make Music for Fun, Charity

When Houston trial lawyer David Gerger isn't in federal court defending a BP employee of criminal charges involving the Deepwater Horizon explosion or helping free a wrongfully detained Iran citizen…

McWilliams Changes Mind, Stays at V&E

McWilliams Changes Mind, Stays at V&E

Prominent Houston lawyer Doug McWilliams told The Texas Lawbook Thursday that he had changed his mind about leaving V&E and taking his highly profitable capital markets practice to national legal…

UPDATED – Dallas Litigator Paul Genender Joins Weil

UPDATED – Dallas Litigator Paul Genender Joins Weil

Genender was previously at K&L Gates.…

UPDATED – K&L Gates Expands Corporate M&A Practice in Houston

UPDATED – K&L Gates Expands Corporate M&A Practice in Houston

Bryce Linsenmayer makes the move from BakerHostetler.…

UPDATED – Morgan Lewis Boosts Energy Team in Houston

UPDATED – Morgan Lewis Boosts Energy Team in Houston

Energy regulatory expert Kirstin Gibbs focuses her practice on advising clients on FERC matters.…

Bill Mateja, AG Paxton’s Lead Lawyer, Jumps to Polsinelli

Bill Mateja, AG Paxton’s Lead Lawyer, Jumps to Polsinelli

Former federal prosecutor Bill Mateja left Fish & Richardson last week after nearly a dozen years to join Polsinelli, a Kansas City-based law firm that specializes in representing healthcare clients.…

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.…