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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.…

John Sullivan III Joins K&L Gates, Talks Pro Bono

John Sullivan III Joins K&L Gates, Talks Pro Bono

Sullivan becomes the 14th lawyer and 11th partner of the firm's Houston office.…

SMU Considers Six Candidates for Next Law Dean

SMU Considers Six Candidates for Next Law Dean

Two of the candidates are deans at other law schools. One is even an SMU Dedman alum.…

Dan Baucum to Join Cantey Hanger

Dan Baucum to Join Cantey Hanger

Baucum will join the Fort Worth-based firm as a partner on Dec. 3. …

Cigars, Rock Shots and Long Drives: GC Forum’s 2nd Annual Golf Charity Classic Highlights

Cigars, Rock Shots and Long Drives: GC Forum’s 2nd Annual Golf Charity Classic Highlights

One hundred corporate in-house lawyers and outside counsel raised $48,000 for Texas Access to Justice as part of the General Counsel Forum’s second annual tournament Thursday at the TPC San…

First Neighbors, Then Business Partners: The Short Story of Stewart Strong

First Neighbors, Then Business Partners: The Short Story of Stewart Strong

First neighbors, then friends, now business partners. Stewart Strong is a product of the idea that friends can successfully become business partners. But the union of the two groups did…

Baylor Ranks No. 1 in July Bar Exam Results

Baylor Ranks No. 1 in July Bar Exam Results

Following the 97.52 percent pass rate was UT at 95.52 percent and SMU at 91.59 percent.…

Reuters: Locke Lord in Merger Talks with Patton Boggs

Reuters: Locke Lord in Merger Talks with Patton Boggs

The two firms issue written statements declining to comment on negotiations. …

Former Federal Prosecutor McKenna: Healthcare Providers Need to be Vigilant

Former Federal Prosecutor McKenna: Healthcare Providers Need to be Vigilant

The new Haynes and Boone partner says executives and general counsels for healthcare companies need to heighten their corporate compliance efforts or they may find themselves in court against state…

SMU Interim Law Dean Forrester Passes on Permanent Job

SMU Interim Law Dean Forrester Passes on Permanent Job

In her first interview since becoming the interim dean at SMU Dedman School of Law in June, Julie Forrester discusses her first four months on the job, her priorities for…

Hunton & Williams Adds Former In-House Private Equity Attorney

Hunton & Williams Adds Former In-House Private Equity Attorney

The Texas Lawbook conducted a Q&A with Williams to investigate why he made the move and what’s going on in the world of private investment funds law.…

Large Dallas Law Firms Flunking in Diversity

Large Dallas Law Firms Flunking in Diversity

The Dallas Diversity Task Force’s 2013 report shows that not only is diversity not improving at the city’s biggest law firms, it is getting worse.…

Bracewell’s Public Finance Group Expands in San Antonio

Bracewell’s Public Finance Group Expands in San Antonio

Muni Bond Leader Ben Brooks talks about his group growing from one to 30 lawyers in two years.…

Dallas Event Featuring Bill Bradley Helps Fill Diversity Pipeline

Dallas Event Featuring Bill Bradley Helps Fill Diversity Pipeline

Erle Nye and Tim Mountz discuss the Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholarship and the diversity pipeline. …

M&A Experts: Even Corporate Deals Involve Emotions

M&A Experts: Even Corporate Deals Involve Emotions

Three pillars of the corporate transaction bar - Janice Sharry, Jeff Chapman and Glenn West - shared their combined experiences, insights and advice to young M&A lawyers. One tip: don't…