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LITTLER MENDELSON: Best Lawyers in America© 2019 Edition Honors More Than 200 Littler Lawyers

By Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

More than 200 attorneys from Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, have been named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America© list, the guide’s 25th edition.

ARNOLD & ITKIN LLP: Five Arnold & Itkin Lawyers Featured on 2019 Best Lawyers in America

By Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Arnold & Itkin is thrilled to announce that five of our attorneys, including Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin, have been selected to The Best Lawyers in America© for the 2019 edition.

MCGUIRREWOODS LLP: Accomplished Employment Litigator Meghaan Madriz Joins McGuireWoods in Houston

By Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Meghaan Madriz, an accomplished employment litigator with deep experience representing employers in wage-and-hour matters, has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in the firm’s Houston office.

ARNOLD & ITKIN LLP: San Marcos Apartment Fire Lawyers Add 4 Plaintiffs to the Case

By Press release submission | Aug 15, 2018

Our San Marcos apartment fire attorneys have added four more plaintiffs to our case, warranting continued investigation of Iconic Village Apartments and the management company responsible for the safety of the building.

TRITICO RAINEY PLLC: Wife of Texas Doctor arrested for fraud faces charges now, too

By Press release submission | Aug 15, 2018

Legal problems are piling up fast for a Texas family about six hours south of Houston.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Paxton Leads 12-State Coalition in Brief Supporting First Amendment in Public Policy Debates

By Press release submission | Aug 15, 2018

Leading a 12-state coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a friend-of-the-court brief in defense of the First Amendment.

MCGUIRREWOODS LLP: Texas Diversity Council Honors McGuireWoods’ Melissa Hensley With Top Women Lawyers Award

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

Melissa Hensley, senior counsel in McGuireWoods’ Dallas office, was selected for a Texas Diversity Council Top 50 Women Lawyers Award honoring accomplished women lawyers, judges, executives and other leaders in the law profession.

MCGUIRREWOODS LLP: McGuireWoods Adds Top Trial Lawyer Yasser Madriz to Litigation Team in Houston

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

McGuireWoods LLP issued the following announcement on Aug. 9.Yasser Madriz, an accomplished trial lawyer with significant experience representing corporate clients in complex litigation, has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in Houston.

OFFICE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNOR: Governor Abbott Announces “Damon Allen Act”

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

Governor Greg Abbott unveiled the “Damon Allen Act,” a set of proposals to reform the bail system in Texas to protect law enforcement and enhance public safety.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Paxton Recovers $110 Million for Texas in Medicaid Fraud Settlements

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca agreed to pay $110 million to the state of Texas to settle lawsuits alleging that the company falsely and misleadingly marketed two of its drugs in violation of the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Paxton Continues Pressing for DACA Phase Out in U.S. District Court

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

Leading a 10-state coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a response brief in U.S. District Court in advance of Wednesday’s hearing where the states seek to end the unlawful Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Among other points, the brief corrects misrepresentations made in a business coalition’s brief opposing the lawsuit.

GREENBURG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Adds Litigation Attorney Stephen Edmundson in Houston

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues its strategic growth in Texas with the addition of Stephen Edmundson in its Houston office Litigation Practice as of counsel.

GREENBURG TRAURIG LLP: Texas Lawyer Selects Greenberg Traurig Attorneys for Lifetime Achievement and ‘On the Rise’ Awards

By Press release submission | Aug 3, 2018

The Houston-based chair of the Energy Litigation Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, James R. “Jim” Leahy, was selected by Texas Lawyer for a Lifetime Achievement Award.

OFFICE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNOR: Governor Abbott Names Jeffrey Oldham General Counsel

By Press release submission | Aug 3, 2018

Governor Greg Abbott named Jeff Oldham as General Counsel to the Governor following the confirmation by the U.S. Senate of Andrew Oldham to the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Jeff Oldham (no relation) previously worked as a private practice attorney at Bracewell LLP in Houston, TX.

KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP: Sean Wheeler Joins Kirkland & Ellis in Houston

By Press release submission | Aug 1, 2018

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Sean T. Wheeler has joined the Firm’s Houston office as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group.

ARNOLD & ITKIN: Decision Upheld in Record $39.74 Million Dust Explosion Verdict

By Press release submission | Jul 29, 2018

Last April, Arnold & Itkin LLP announced that Attorneys Kyle Findley, Kala Sellers, and Adam Lewis recovered a record verdict of $39.74 million for a dust explosion victim.

JONES DAY: Jones Day's David Lowery and Nicole Perry named Professional Excellence Honorees by Texas Lawyer

By Press release submission | Jul 29, 2018

Jones Day partners David Lowery and Nicole Perry were both recognized in Texas Lawyer's 2018 Professional Excellence Awards.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULD CUMMINGS LLP: Jeffrey Davis, Mary Elizondo Frazier and Peter Scaff Join Litigation and Energy Groups in Bradley’s Houston Office

By Press release submission | Jul 29, 2018

Bradley is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Davis, Mary Elizondo Frazier and Peter Scaff have joined the firm’s Houston office as partners.

OFFICE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNOR: Governor Abbott, Department of Justice Announce $1 Million Grant For Law Enforcement Overtime Expenses Following Santa Fe Shooting

By Press release submission | Jul 29, 2018

Governor Greg Abbott and the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) announced a $1 million grant for overtime expenses of law enforcement officers involved in the response efforts after the shooting at Santa Fe High School.

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