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Locke Lord Picks Up Bankruptcy Expert Berry Spears

Locke Lord Picks Up Bankruptcy Expert Berry Spears

Spears was formerly the partner-in-charge of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Austin office. …

Texas Legal Aid Then and Now

Texas Legal Aid Then and Now

With IOLTA revenues still in the toilet, advocates of legal aid have been forced to seek funding from conservative Texas politicians who once demonized the effort as supporting a liberal…

Porter Hedges Expands Energy Practice to Oklahoma

Porter Hedges Expands Energy Practice to Oklahoma

Houston-based Porter Hedges has opened an office in Oklahoma City and added four energy lawyers in the law firm’s first expansion outside of Texas in its 33-year history.…

Texas Access to Justice Foundation Funds Legal Aid for Veterans

Texas Access to Justice Foundation Funds Legal Aid for Veterans

TAJF recently announced grants totaling more than $426,000 that will help fund civil legal services for Texas veterans. …

Munsch Hardt Expands in Houston, Talks Future Growth

Munsch Hardt Expands in Houston, Talks Future Growth

The firm added eight attorneys from Harrison Bettis to their Houston office, who will solidify Munsch Hard's energy litigation practice when they officially join Nov. 1. …

Schiff Hardin Enters Texas, Snags Squire Patton Boggs Attorneys

Schiff Hardin Enters Texas, Snags Squire Patton Boggs Attorneys

The five partners spearheading the new office are Larry Makel, Gina Betts, Kenneth Betts, Stan Mayo and Jamie Whatley.…

Kelly Hart Opens Midland Office, Laterals O&G Law Veterans

Kelly Hart Opens Midland Office, Laterals O&G Law Veterans

The firm's fourth office officially opened Oct. 1 and includes nine attorneys from Hinkle Hensley.…

Former EDS GC Gil Friedlander Joins Sidley

Former EDS GC Gil Friedlander Joins Sidley

“I talked to a lot of law firms and Sidley has by far the best platform for my practice and expertise.”…

Fox Rothschild Mergers its Way into Dallas

Fox Rothschild Mergers its Way into Dallas

The Philadelphia law firm has been seeking to open an outpost in Texas for years, but officially did so Wednesday when it merged with David & Goodman, an 18-lawyer firm…

Longtime Spurs GC Named Managing Director of Kronkosky Charitable Foundation

Longtime Spurs GC Named Managing Director of Kronkosky Charitable Foundation

Also a longtime Bracewell partner, Tullos Wells said the opportunity was too unique to pass up. …

Don Looper Sees the Future: Energy Transactional Boutiques

Don Looper Sees the Future: Energy Transactional Boutiques

Looper, a prominent Houston tax and project finance lawyer, has officially opened the doors to his new law firm: Looper Goodwine & Ballew. The 11-lawyer firm already has its first…

John Bickel Moves to Fish & Richardson

John Bickel Moves to Fish & Richardson

After three decades of co-leading one of North Texas's most aggressive litigation firms, John Bickel moved his complex commercial trial practice to Fish & Richardson. …

Steve Fox Jumps to Polsinelli and Back to Being a Counselor

Steve Fox Jumps to Polsinelli and Back to Being a Counselor

Fox, a prominent employment litigator, is the 30th lawyer to join the Dallas office of Polsinelli during the past three years. “I want to spend more time on the phone…

Jackson Walker Picks Up Brad Lowry

Jackson Walker Picks Up Brad Lowry

Seasoned real estate lawyer leaves boutique to go back to Big Law. …

Attn. General Counsel: Big Changes are Coming to Wage-and-Hour Law

Attn. General Counsel: Big Changes are Coming to Wage-and-Hour Law

It is simply a matter of time before the federal government starts enacting changes that could increase minimum wage, raise the salary threshold for overtime exemption, and change commonly used…

Weil Brings Back Corporate Expert John Quattrocchi

Weil Brings Back Corporate Expert John Quattrocchi

Quattrocchi said the globalization of the legal practice and technology have made being responsive and staying top of mind to clients even more important.…

Diamond McCarthy Nabs Jordan and Sales

Diamond McCarthy Nabs Jordan and Sales

Diamond McCarthy, a 40-lawyer litigation boutique founded 14 years ago by former Hughes & Luce partners, has added two of their former colleagues to their firm: Darrell Jordan and Mark…

UPDATE: Locke Lord Seeks Merger with Boston’s Edwards Wildman

UPDATE: Locke Lord Seeks Merger with Boston’s Edwards Wildman

Locke Lord, a 630-lawyer firm based in Texas, announced Wednesday that it has signed a letter of intent to merge with another large law firm based in Boston.…

Fish & Richardson Teams Up with Sabre to Combat Human Trafficking

Fish & Richardson Teams Up with Sabre to Combat Human Trafficking

The firm is partnering with Sabre by providing IP protection in the U.S. and internationally for its signature corporate responsibility program on a pro bono basis.…

Norton Rose Fulbright Recognized by ABA for Pro Bono Efforts

Norton Rose Fulbright Recognized by ABA for Pro Bono Efforts

Houston partner Stewart Gagnon also received the ABA Family Law Section's annual Pro Bono award.…