The Dallas-based litigation boutique announced Monday that it has made Chris Schwegmann its newest name partner after Trey Cox departed the firm last week.
The new shareholder has in-house experience, including as general counsel at private equity-backed Northern Star Generation.
Simpson Thacher picks up a former Blackstone managing director while a Texas utility brings on a Kirkland associate as general counsel.
The Cleveland-based firm has launched its second Texas office with attorneys from Winston & Strawn, Kirkland & Ellis, Baker Botts, Barnes & Thornburg and Wick Phillips.
Chasity Henry, a veteran of the Kimberly-Clark and Dr Pepper Snapple legal departments, officially moved into the corporate C-suite Monday as a general counsel of Dallas-based CECO Environmental. At age 39, Henry is widely recognized as one of the leading voices on diversity in the legal profession.
Ryan Cox was co-head of Haynes and Boone’s capital markets and securities practice while Eric Williams was chief of its M&A practice.
Jeffrey Harvey is the Florida law firm’s fourth partner hire in Texas in the past two weeks.
Ann Marie Cowdrey and Nathan Meredith specialize in M&A and private equity deals in the energy sector.
The Kansas City-based firm has tapped a former senior managing counsel for Dell to lead its expansion in Austin.
She was a bronze medalist in the 2000 Olympics, but Tasha Schwikert’s role as an ex-athlete and lawyer may yet prove her most enduring. As Natalie Posgate explains, the reasons are personal.