Susan Fisher rejoined a few former Thompson & Knight colleagues and made partner with the lateral move.
Jennifer Nall, an original and current member of Judge Alan Albright’s Western District of Texas attorney advisory panel, has moved her patent litigation practice to DLA Piper.
The Birmingham-based law firm is among a handful of national firms to expand into the state capital this year.
The Texas-based firm has tapped Jordan Ware as its Austin managing shareholder.
Norton Rose Fulbright recently brought on two key hires to its regulations and investigations team. The attorneys, both former federal prosecutors, participated in a Q&A with The Lawbook.
The Los Angeles-founded law firm, which reported $835 million in 2020 revenues, is breaking into the Texas market with four energy lawyers from Thompson & Knight.
Andrew Wirmani is leaving the U.S. Attorney’s office to become a partner at Dallas litigation boutique Reese Marketos. Wirmani was lead prosecutor in several high-profile investigations, including that of the Forest Park Medical Center.
The commercial real estate-focused Tabani Group has hired a new chief legal officer – former Capital One financial services division chief counsel Arash Mostafavipour. “I love deal-making and they are always doing deals and looking at new deals,” Mostafavipour said. “It is a fast-moving and acquisitive operation.”
Two partners will split the role of leading Gibson Dunn’s Dallas office. One is a female partner who has been described as an “absolute rockstar” and joined the firm’s partnership ranks just two-and-a-half years ago. The other is an experienced male trial lawyer whose name was on the door at a litigation boutique before joining Gibson Dunn as the pandemic began last year.
Lewis was previously at Dallas-based alternative asset management firm Carlson Capital, where she was deputy chief legal officer.