The firm – which focuses on advising venture and growth technology and life sciences clients – has added a former Vinson & Elkins deal partner in Austin.
The new measure has been enthusiastically received, according to the firm’s human resources manager.
The new addition includes a promotion and comes two weeks after the firm announced that A.J. Ericksen and Jason Rocha moved their practices to the New York-based firm.
The Palo Alto firm’s new Texas teammate previously helped lead Shearman & Sterling’s entrance into the market in 2018.
Justice Bill Whitehill has returned to private practice after losing his reelection bid for a seat on the Dallas Court of Appeals in November.
The pair of former Baker Botts deal partners handled a number of notable deals last year.
Jennifer Rangel was previously a partner at Locke Lord, where she had practiced for close to 25 years.
Exactly one month after announcing his resignation as the U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of Texas, President Trump-appointee Ryan Patrick has returned to private practice in a move that adds depth to Haynes and Boone’s white-collar practice in Texas.
Ericksen had become a go-to deal lawyer at Baker Botts, where he started his career and made partner in 2014. The new White & Case partner had an active 2020.
Chris Kratovil dishes about Dykema’s growth plans, his favorite interview question and a decision he made in a “fit of clinical insanity.”