Legal Roundup

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Fox Signs New Office Lease With Harwood International in Dallas

By Fox Rothschild LLP | Jun 25, 2019

Global real estate development firm Harwood International recently announced a lease in its Harwood District with Fox Rothschild LLP.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Pax­ton Applauds SCO­TUS Deci­sion Pro­tect­ing Cross at Vet­er­ans Memorial

By Texas Office of the Attorney General | Jun 25, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a cross may continue to mark a World War I veterans memorial in Bladensburg, Maryland

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown recognized in Global Restructuring Review's GRR 100 2019

By Mayer Brown | Jun 25, 2019

Mayer Brown has been named in Global Restructuring Review's GRR 100 2019 for a second consecutive year.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Expands Health Care Practice, Adds Powerhouse Regulatory Attorney Charles Dunham in Houston

By Greenberg Traurig | Jun 25, 2019

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP expanded its Health Care & FDA Practice with the addition of powerhouse health care regulatory lawyer Charles Dunham in the firm’s Houston office as a shareholder.

DLA PIPER: DLA Piper named among the top 10 firms globally for Restructuring

By DLA Piper | Jun 24, 2019

Global Restructuring Review (GRR) has unveiled its annual ranking of the world’s leading restructuring law firms, with DLA Piper ranked #7 in the GRR 30, up three places from the previous year.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: L-3 Communications to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Jun 18, 2019

L-3 Communications, a large defense contractor with facilities in Texas, will pay $75,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

JONES DAY: Twelve Jones Day Labor & Employment partners named among nation’s most powerful employment lawyers

By Jones Day | Jun 18, 2019

The global law firm Jones Day announces that 12 partners from its Labor & Employment and Issues and Appeals practices are recognized as distinguished practitioners of Labor and Employment law.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Gabriella Alonso Joins Bradley's Banking and Financial Services Practice Group in Houston

By Bradley Arant Boult Cummings | Jun 18, 2019

Bradley is pleased to announce that Gabriella E. Alonso has joined the firm’s Houston office as an associate in the Banking and Financial Services Practice Group.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: McGuireWoods’ Becky Diffen and Elizabeth Sieg Named Emerging Leaders by The M&A Advisor

By McGuireWoods LLP | Jun 17, 2019

McGuireWoods partners Becky H. Diffen and K. Elizabeth Sieg are winners of The M&A Advisor’s annual Emerging Leaders Awards honoring significant successes by M&A, financing and turnaround professionals under age 40. They will be honored at a Sept. 17 awards gala in New York.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.s. Department of Labor and Fort Worth Beverage Distributor Agree to Settle Allegations of Hiring Discrimination

By U.S. Department of Labor | Jun 17, 2019

After a routine compliance evaluation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Ben E. Keith Company (BEK) – operating as Fort Worth/Waco Beer & Fleet Main and Ben E. Keith Dallas Fort Worth Foods (BEK Foods) – has agreed to pay $350,000 in back pay and interest to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at its two Fort Worth, Texas, facilities.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: McGuireWoods Earns 30 Nationwide Practice Rankings in Legal 500 United States Guide

By McGuireWoods LLP | Jun 10, 2019

McGuireWoods was recognized as a leading law firm in 30 nationwide practice areas in The Legal 500 United States, the respected independent guide to the country’s top firms and lawyers.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Attorneys David Roth, Andrew Bell and Phillip Morgan Join Bradley's Houston Office

By Bradley Arant Boult Cummings | Jun 10, 2019

Bradley is pleased to announce that David R. Roth has joined the firm’s Houston office as a partner, and Andrew W. Bell and Philip J. Morgan are new associates in the office.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Strasburger Adds Attorneys Chris Heinrichs, Maurine Heinrichs Shipp and Kimberly A. Ford to San Antonio Office

By Clark Hill PLC | Jun 10, 2019

Clark Hill Strasburger announced the addition of Chris Heinrichs, Of Counsel, Maurine “Mo” Heinrichs Shipp as Senior Counsel, and Kimberly A. Ford, Associate, to its San Antonio office. Heinrichs and Shipp, father and daughter, as well as Ford join the firm from San Antonio’s Heinrichs & De Gennaro P.C.

BAKER HOSTETLER: BakerHostetler Attorneys Make Significant Gains in The Legal 500 Annual Guide

By Baker & Hostetler | Jun 10, 2019

BakerHostetler is pleased to announce the firm has again increased its number of favorable rankings across several practice areas as well as among individual attorneys in the latest The Legal 500 guide.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Roland Garcia Helps Secure Judgment for Famed Hacienda Records

By Greenberg & Traurig L.L.P. | Jun 10, 2019

Greenberg Traurig, LLP helped secure a judgment for famed Hacienda Records. A Federal District Court in Texas has awarded $294,645 in attorneys’ fees and costs to firm client and Corpus Christi-based Hacienda Records, LP following a favorable ruling in a long-running copyright dispute brought against Hacienda by three band performers and four songwriters all specializing in Tejano music.

JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 2019

By Jackson Lewis | Jun 3, 2019

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2019 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Design; Immigration; Labor and Employment Disputes (including collective actions): Defense; Labor-Management Relations; and Workplace and Employment Counseling.

LANIER LAW FIRM: Attorney Spotlight – Dr. Robert E. Leone

By Lanier Law Firm | Jun 3, 2019

Each month, we like to feature one of our attorneys to help you get to know our team better.

DYKEMA GOSSETT: Legal 500 United States 2019 Lists 10 Dykema Attorneys and Ranks Firm Among Nation’s Best in Three Categories

By Dykema | Jun 3, 2019

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced that the firm’s Automotive Product Liability Litigation, Automotive Litigation and Immigration practices have been ranked by the Legal 500 United States 2019 (The Legal 500).

MAYER BROWN: Mayer Brown named Americas Law Firm of the Year by GlobalCapital at 2019 Americas Derivatives Awards

By Mayer Brown | Jun 3, 2019

Mayer Brown announced that it has been named “Americas Law Firm of The Year – Overall” at GlobalCapital’s 2019 Americas Derivatives Awards.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Locke Lord Chair Emeritus Jerry Clements Named Chair of ‎‎Baylor University Board of Regents

By Locke Lord | Jun 3, 2019

Locke Lord Chair Emeritus Jerry Clements has been named Chair of the Baylor University Board of Regents, effective June 1.

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