More than 330 North Texas general counsel, senior in-house counsel and corporate lawyers celebrated the 2022 DFW Corporate Counsel Awards Thursday evening at the George W. Bush Institute.
The Association of Corporate Counsel’s DFW Chapter and The Texas Lawbook announced the winners in four competitive categories – Business Litigation of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Senior Counsel of the Year for a Small Legal Department and General Counsel of the Year for a Solo Legal Department – and presented awards to in-house counsel in a dozen different categories.
Keurig Dr Pepper Chief Legal Officer Anthony Shoemaker, Senior Counsel Stephen Cole, former general counsel Jim Baldwin and lawyers at Gibson Dunn won the 2022 DFW Business Litigation of the Year honor. You can read more about their courthouse victory here.
For the DFW 2022 Rookie of the Year Award, the honor went to Optic Gaming General Counsel Johnathan Jordan, who is the first GC of an esports and gaming company in Texas. You can read the profile of Jordan here.
MB2 Dental’s Jonathan Koh won the DFW Senior Counsel of the year Award for a Small Legal Department (Less than five attorneys). Here is the profile of Koh.
Finally, the DFW General Counsel of the Year for a Solo Legal Department went to Black Mountain Sand GC Kelli Roach. The in-depth profile of Roach can be read here.