John Gessner, who served as general counsel and corporate secretary of Front Burner Restaurants for the last nine years, has joined Fox Rothschild as a partner in its Dallas office.
Many lawyers believe Dallas Stars GC Alana Matthews and Dallas Cowboys GC Jason Cohen have dream jobs. Guess what? Matthews and Cohen agree. Next week, they join their counterparts for the Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks, Texas Motor Speedway and FC Dallas in an exclusive CLE program hosted by The Texas Lawbook and ACC-DFW.
Despite all the talk about the benefits of diversity, the growth of minority representation has stalled in the legal profession. Chasity Henry, AGC at Kimberly-Clark, explains how the DAPP Direct program is jump-starting careers.
David was the best lawyer I have ever known. He reveled in the complex but was able to devise simple and creative solutions when none were apparent to others. The Texas Lawbook has this tribute.
This year’s awards ceremony will be Jan. 24 at the President George W. Bush Library and Institute. Save the date. This article has the details.
Houston-based energy giant ConocoPhillips is expected to name Baker Botts corporate transactional partner Kelly Brunetti Rose as its new general counsel, The Texas Lawbook has learned.
(Aug. 6) – Purdue Pharma needed a new chief legal officer to lead the privately held drug maker through a mountain of litigation it faces over the opioid crisis. Lawyers
By Richard G. Stewart Jr. (Aug. 1) – Richard G. Stewart, Sr. was a member of the Greatest Generation, World War II veteran, breaker of racial barriers, entrepreneur and community
The Texas General Counsel Forum unveiled 10 winners of the 2018 Magna Stella Awards, including the top legal officers at Dr. Pepper Snapple, Varsity Brands, Hanger and the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. The Texas Lawbook has full details.
From Coffee High Protein Almond Mocha to Complex Franchise Agreements, Michael Sukenik is the Right Blend as Smoothie King’s New GC
Michael Sukenik spent a week behind the counter at Smoothie King making Slim-N-Trim Orange Vanilla and Pure Recharge Mango Strawberry shakes. He took orders, blended, washed and stocked shelves – a requirement for all new Smoothie King execs. Nearly three months on the job as GC, Sukenik tells The Texas Lawbook in an exclusive interview that he’s tackling issues related to the headquarters relocation to Dallas, getting to know the C-team, trying to hire a lawyer for his legal department, re-evaluating our outside legal support and talking with a few Texas law firms.