Miles Indest has been named to the Institute for Energy Lawyers’ Young Energy Professionals Leadership Council.
Laura Benitez Geisler has left her solo practice to become a name partner at the personal injury and commercial litigation law firm Sommerman, McCaffity & Quesada.
Litigation partner Matt Kairis has been named partner-in-charge of the firm’s Texas region and M&A partner Stephen Olson is the new partner-in-charge of the Houston office.
Twenty-four attorneys were promoted to partner firmwide.
The newly-minted partners represent the firm’s Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston offices.
Katherine Treistman teams up once again with her husband Carlos, who also departed Orrick for GT this month.
Hunton Andrews Kurth has found a leader for its financial institutions corporate and regulatory practice through the hiring of Austin partner Erin Fonté.
Ex-Texas Third Court of Appeals Justice Scott Field has joined Butler Snow, firm announced on Tuesday. Field lost his reelection bid for the state appellate court to Democrat Chari Kelly in November.
The Houston Bar Foundation honored Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman, Shell Oil Company and Baker Botts, among others, at its annual awards luncheon last week.
The Houston Bar Foundation announced recently that Shell corporate counsel Travis Torrence has officially begun his term as chair of the Houston Bar Association’s charitable arm.