Hiersche, Hayward, Drakeley & Urbach is closing for business at the end of the year. Thirteen of the firm’s lawyers will be taking their practices elsewhere, according to a statement issued by the firm.
The additions increase the firm’s Dallas headcount to almost 50 attorneys and include a former Texas appellate court justice and a young oil and gas litigator who co-led the bankruptcy practice at his last firm.
Daniel Terrell worked his way out of a job after closing a $330 million transaction on August 1. But it all worked out and he is now the newest member of the corporate group at Baker Botts. Terrell spoke with The Lawbook about why he chose Baker Botts and the advantage of working at a law firm.
The Dallas boutique’s signing of Sara Chelette comes two weeks after losing a partner to Kirkland & Ellis.
Three energy deal partners are on the move. Two have joined Paul Hastings from Baker Botts, and one jumped to Sidley from Bracewell.
The pro bono organization has promoted from within.
Columbus, Ohio-based Vorys, in a way, is a homecoming for Jacquelyn Meng Abbott.
Shackelford has opened its second office outside of Texas.
Appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Stodghill will serve a term that runs through January 1, 2024.
Nealy Cox replaces U.S. Attorney for the District of Utah John Huber as vice chair of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee.