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Partner Promotions Hit Three-Year High

Partner Promotions Hit Three-Year High

Top law firms promoted more Texas lawyers to partner and shareholder positions in 2014 than each of the two years prior, according to a statistical analysis by The Texas Lawbook…

Former SEC Enforcement Attorney Predicts More Financial Fraud Investigations

Former SEC Enforcement Attorney Predicts More Financial Fraud Investigations

Jason Lewis, who recently joined Greenberg Traurig with a team of three other lawyers from Locke Lord, will lead the Dallas office's white collar practice. …

Jackson Walker Wins MCCA Sager Award

Jackson Walker Wins MCCA Sager Award

More than 75 percent of the attorneys hired by Jackson Walker in 2013 were minorities or women, according to the firm’s 2013 Diversity Report. …

Carrington Coleman Bolsters Corporate M&A Practice

Carrington Coleman Bolsters Corporate M&A Practice

Bret Madole will lead the firm's corporate practice.…

A Look Inside Pryor’s Latest ‘A Short & Happy Guide to Mediation’

A Look Inside Pryor’s Latest ‘A Short & Happy Guide to Mediation’

Will Pryor's new book gives you a simple, entertaining guide to mediation.…

Akin Gump Nabs Michael Byrd

Akin Gump Nabs Michael Byrd

The lateral recruiting wars between Houston law firms seem to be heating up. …

Breen Haire Jumps to Simpson Thacher

Breen Haire Jumps to Simpson Thacher

Simpson Thacher is expanding its corporate energy practice in Houston with the addition of a new partner that sat across from the firm in a $700 million M&A deal in…

Norton Rose Fulbright Opens Brazil Office

Norton Rose Fulbright Opens Brazil Office

Norton Rose Fulbright is opening its 55th office in Rio de Janeiro, the firm announced last week.…

McCurley Orsinger Partner Named General Counsel for Kids Matter International

McCurley Orsinger Partner Named General Counsel for Kids Matter International

Jeffrey Anderson will serve in his new position on a pro bono basis and continue his private practice uninterrupted.…

Schick & Copeland Bolt V&E to Start Houston Firm

Schick & Copeland Bolt V&E to Start Houston Firm

Come to find out, old dogs do learn new tricks. Bob Schick and Morgan Copeland have opened a business litigation boutique.…

Arnold & Porter Sets Foot in Texas with New Houston Office

Arnold & Porter Sets Foot in Texas with New Houston Office

Three well-respected complex litigation attorneys from Hogan Lovells are launching the new office.…

General Counsel & Study: Shortsighted Business Law Firms Ignoring Hispanic Business Growth

General Counsel & Study: Shortsighted Business Law Firms Ignoring Hispanic Business Growth

The legal needs of the Hispanic business community in North Texas are going unmet by lawyers because DFW business law firms employ very few Spanish-speaking attorneys, according to a new…

Former Judge Joins Carter Scholer Stafford as a Named Partner

Former Judge Joins Carter Scholer Stafford as a Named Partner

Scholer, who joins the firm from Jones Day, served as State District Judge of the 95th Civil District Court in Dallas County from 2001 to 2008. …

Opportunity, Mandatory Retirement Policy Lead Orrin Harrison to Gruber Hurst

Opportunity, Mandatory Retirement Policy Lead Orrin Harrison to Gruber Hurst

The prominent Dallas complex commercial litigator is the most recent Texas lawyer to exemplify two growing trends: top litigators from big national firms jumping to litigation boutiques and longtime partners…

Baker Botts and Sidley Lead Texas Effort in New Women’s Fellowship Program

Baker Botts and Sidley Lead Texas Effort in New Women’s Fellowship Program

The OnRamp Fellowship will match experienced women lawyers returning to the profession with law firms for a one-year training contract to refresh their skills make them hire-ready when the year…

Wall Street Journal Names Texas Lawbook Writer’s Book as One of the Best – Again

Wall Street Journal Names <em>Texas Lawbook</em> Writer’s Book as One of the Best – Again

Mark Curriden's Contempt of Court named by former New York assistant district attorney as one of the best books ever written on the topic of "The Pursuit of Justice."…

Three Trial Lawyers and a GC Talk High-Stakes Poker – Very High-Stakes

Three Trial Lawyers and a GC Talk High-Stakes Poker – Very High-Stakes

Does poker make better lawyers or does being a lawyer make better poker players? Paul Lackey, Pete Marketos, Steve Ladik and Marc Schoenecker play the game for casual fun and…

Bracewell Adds M&A Expert Roxanne Almaraz

Bracewell Adds M&A Expert Roxanne Almaraz

The former V&E partner has represented strategic and financial investors in matters involving more than 60 power generation facilities across North America.…

Perkins Coie Continues to Grow Dallas Office, Adds Joyce Mazero

Perkins Coie Continues to Grow Dallas Office, Adds Joyce Mazero

Mazero becomes the fifth partner and ninth attorney to join the firm’s Dallas office since March.…

Gardere Adds Three International Trade Attorneys

Gardere Adds Three International Trade Attorneys

Michelle Schulz says she and her colleagues will be able to leverage Gardere’s talent in Latin America.…