Two Houston judges who lost in the 2018 midterm elections announced Tuesday that they have landed at new firms. Natalie Posgate has the specifics.
Latham & Watkins announced that it hired midstream-focused corporate M&A attorney Jonathan Castelan from Kirkland & Ellis’ Houston office.
The new office is expected to serve an “expected surge” of intellectual property cases filed in the Western District of Texas.
Womble Bond Dickinson, a 1,000-lawyer firm with co-headquarters in London and North Carolina, quietly opened a Houston office earlier this month. The firm has six lawyers but plans to triple in size in the next couple months. The Texas Lawbook has exclusive details.
Mississippi-based Butler Snow announced Thursday that it has added four commercial litigators and one healthcare litigator to its Austin office. The commercial litigators join from Beck Redden, while the healthcare litigator joins from Bowman & Brooke. Details on who in this article.
The 145-year-old Kansas City legal operation announced Thursday evening it is launching in Dallas with four lawyers and plans to have several more.
The Dallas tech-focused law firm has merged with a Los Angeles-based intellectual property and entertainment boutique. It is Munck Wilson’s fourth office overall and first outside of Texas.
Three lawyers have resigned from the bar and six others have received suspensions as the result of disciplinary actions by the State Bar of Texas. The Texas Lawbook has the details as reported by state disciplinary authorities.
As the legal environment becomes more competitive, law firms are expanding into markets that offer lower costs, strong business environments and large, growing millennial populations – including markets like Austin, Dallas and Houston – according to a new report from commercial real estate firm CBRE.
Bill Nelson, a partner and co-chair of Haynes and Boone’s capital markets and securities practice in Houston, is joining Shearman & Sterling’s recently opened Houston office, sources confirmed. Nelson’s departure would leave a gaping hole in Haynes and Boone’s corporate practice in Houston. The Lawbook’s Claire Poole has the story.