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.
The former White & Case and Simpson Thacher partner returns in-house to lead legal operations at the Abu Dhabi-owned petrochemical maker.
Thompson Coburn has opened its sixth office nationwide with partners from Thompson & Knight and Hedrick Kring. The firm aims to grow to 40-plus lawyers over the next few years.
Perkins Coie’s fourth partner hire in its new Austin office brings healthcare expertise.
Michael Murphy is the third partner to join Winston in Houston since the start of the year.
Oil and gas partner Gary Johnson and renewable energy partner Ed Rogan have moved from Houston and San Francisco, respectively.
Bar Discipline, as reported by the State Bar of Texas this month, includes six license suspensions, three disciplinary appeals, three public reprimands and one disbarment. Two of the disciplinary appeals include a Lake Jackson lawyer convicted of faking real estate documents and a former state district judge from South Texas convicted of receiving bribes.
The additions are part of the firm’s strategic growth plans for its finance practice.