Locke Lord Houston Partner Michael Blankenship, Co-Chair of the Firm’s Capital Markets Section and FinTech Industry Group, has been selected by Texas Lawyer as a 2019 On the Rise honoree, an award that spotlights impressive individuals under the age of 40 who have wielded influence in their practice areas in Texas and beyond.
San Antonio tax attorney, Brad Oxford, will guide ERISA counsel and plan sponsors on potential audit risks relating to their 401(k) and other retirement plans in a webinar on October 1, 2019 titled "Retirement Plan Audits: Recognizing Plan Errors, Remedying Noncompliance, New IRS and DOL Audit Initiatives."
McGuireWoods continues to strengthen its Texas oil and gas industry capabilities with the arrival of partner Patrick Knapp, who brings nearly a decade of experience representing domestic and international energy companies in major deals to the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has ordered Kinder Morgan Inc. – an energy infrastructure company based in Houston, Texas - to pay a former employee back wages, damages, and attorney's fees after an investigation found that the company violated the whistleblower provisions of the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act (PSIA).
Charles “Skip” Watson, a shareholder in the Austin office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been honored with the 2019 Chief Justice Jack Pope Professionalism Award by the Texas Center for Legal Ethics.
The Houston Business Journal has selected Shari L. Heyen, Co-Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Houston office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice, among its 2019 “Women Who Mean Business.” Heyen is recognized in the category of “Outstanding Leaders in Law.”