The two follow three V&E departures since the beginning of this year, including two attorneys to Perkins Coie’s new office in Austin and one to Kirkland & Ellis in Houston.
With the addition of Ingrid Myers, With Myers, the K&S Houston office has four partners and seven associates focused almost exclusively on the drafting and negotiation of construction-related agreements.
The additions includes two shareholders, including one with in-house experience for two different healthcare providers.
Christina Maccio, who has extensive Latin America experience, once represented the Republic of Peru in litigation seeking the return of Machu Picchu artifacts.
The move comes as the technology market has boomed in the capitol and other firms have shrunk or shuttered their offices.
The lateral follows the firm’s recruitment of Rob Fowler from Baker Botts earlier this year as part of efforts to build an executive compensation team in Texas.
Justin Stolte said he went back to the firm where he worked as an associate to take advantage of its reach across all forms of energy, including renewables.
The Kansas City-based firm announced Monday that a total of eight attorneys from three different firms have joined its Houston office, which opened last August.
The move follows the Seattle-founded firm’s entrance into Dallas in 2010 and the addition of three partners last year.
Scott Cohen, Robert Cardone and Alain Dermarkar’s clients have included Texas Instruments and privately held conglomerate Koch Industries along with private equity firms Turnbridge Capital and J.F. Lehman.