Cogdell, who represents Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in his challenge of felony securities fraud charges from July 2015, has had a colorful career.
The moves come on the heels of the news that Houston private equity dealmaker Jeff Malonson has joined Weil.
George Fibbe, the ex-deputy general counsel for litigation, regulation and enforcement at the U.S Department of Energy said he joined Baker Botts because the opportunity was “too good to pass up.” Find out more about his background in this Lawbook-conducted Q&A.
The move, which King & Spalding has apparently known for weeks, is part of the planned expansion of Weil’s Houston office.
Maynard Cooper & Gale, the second largest firm in Birmingham, is opening an office in Dallas. The move is part of an aggressive expansion by the firm which recently opened in Los Angeles. From the Birmingham Business Journal.
John Chrisman, who received degrees from UT and SMU, was most recently practicing in Dubai.
Michaela C. Crocker has joined Jones Day’s Dallas office. Crocker was a career clerk for Chief Judge Barbara Houser of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the NDTX.
Anthony Magee, who has practiced at three Dallas litigation firms over the past 25 years, was looking for more freedom in deciding to set out on his own.
Jason Cook, a patent litigator, succeeded corporate partner Akash Sethi at the beginning of the month.
George Hinchey has returned to Haynes and Boone after making partner at Jackson Walker last year.