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.
Private equity continues to be the king of capital, with fundraising surpassing $500 billion again last year and assets under management crossing the $4 trillion mark. But 2020 may be tricky to navigate given challenging dealmaking, among other things. Claire Poole has that plus last week’s transactions among Texas lawyers.
The unprecedented settlement between an affiliate of ExxonMobil and the Canadian government ends a 16-year dispute. The winning team included Houston lawyers from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Brian Robison and two associates in the Dallas office of Gibson Dunn played significant roles representing Deutsche Telekom, the German parent company of T-Mobile, in its defeat of antitrust charges. The suit, brought by 13 states and the District of Columbia, is related to the telecom giant’s $27 billion merger with Sprint. In an exclusive interview, Robison talked with The Texas Lawbook about his team’s intense role in the litigation.
Dallas trial lawyer Ladd Sanger represented the families of two men who died in an “experimental” single-engine aircraft that the pilot had built from a kit that can be ordered online. Coppell-based Superior Air Parts agreed to pay $5 million and recall the defective product.
A federal jury in Sherman has delivered a take-nothing defense verdict for domain name company Sea Wasp LLC, which had been sued by one of its customers.
Mike Bolsinger, a former McKinney High School baseball star, is suing the Houston Astros claiming that the team’s sign stealing scheme destroyed his career as a major league pitcher. The Toronto Blue Jays sent Bolsinger, a resident of Carrollton, to the minor leagues after he gave up four runs in a single inning in 2017 against the Astros.