Ten years ago, Carmen Dusek found herself square in the middle of the largest child custody case ever litigated. The case involved charges of child abuse and rape in a remote compound run fundamentalist religious sect run by Warren Jeffs whose Biblical beliefs included a particularly strident form of polygamy. The case came to include scores of lawyers who volunteered from afar to assure adequate legal representation for some 400 children. She recalls the pride and disappointment to Janet Elliott in The Texas Lawyer.
Machir Stull was previously at Gruber Hail Johansen Shank, which recently dissolved.
Matt Schroeder, who left Gardere, has special expertise involving coverage issues related to environmental risk policies
Prominent litigator Mike Gruber has left the Dallas litigation firm that bears his name to join Dorsey & Whitney, a 106-year old Minnesota firm. The decision was hard, he says, but his reasoning is simple: “Its hard to compete against these national law firms.” Mark Curriden has the story.
John Riley and Paul Sarahan were previously at Kelley Drye.
James McNeel lateraled over from Strasburger & Price.