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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Pulmonary Specialists of Tyler and Sleep Health to Pay $30,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Apr 22, 2019

Pulmonary Specialists of Tyler and Sleep Health, medical providers in Tyler, Texas, will pay $30,000 and will change its policies and practices to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Mary-Olga Lovett Returns to West Point for 2019 Corbin Leadership Forum Conference

By Greenberg Traurig LLP | Apr 22, 2019

For the second consecutive year, Mary-Olga Lovett, senior vice president and co-regional operating shareholder of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Texas law offices, has been invited to participate in a panel discussion at the 2019 Corbin Leadership Forum Conference on April 26.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: David J. Dykeman Presents at CJP Lifesciences L’chaim Networking Event

By Greenberg Traurig LLP | Apr 16, 2019

David J. Dykeman, patent attorney and co-chair of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group and Boston Intellectual Property & Technology (IP) Group, organized the Lifesciences L’chaim Networking Event hosted by Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) held April 4.

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DLA PIPER: Firm announces partnership promotions for 2019

By DLA Piper | Apr 15, 2019

DLA Piper made the following announcement on April 2

BAKER HOSTETLER: Four BakerHostetler Partners Named 2019 BTI Client Service All-Stars

By Baker & Hostetler | Apr 15, 2019

The BTI Consulting Group, Inc., of Wellesley, Mass., announced that four BakerHostetler partners have been named as 2019 BTI Client Service All-Stars.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Shari Heyen to Speak at National Diversity Council Conference

By Greenberg Traurig LLP | Apr 15, 2019

Shari Heyen, Co-Chair of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Global Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice and Co-Managing Shareholder of the Houston office has been selected to participate in the National Diversity Council’s 15th Annual Diversity and Leadership Conference, April 8-12 in Dallas.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Success of Foley Gardere Combination Highlighted in Texas Lawyer

By Foley & Lardner LLP | Apr 15, 2019

Texas Lawyer highlighted the success of the combination of Foley & Lardner and Gardere Wynne Sewell, “Foley & Lardner Reaps Big Gains from Gardere Merger.” It looked back on the combination on the occasion of its one-year anniversary.

JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Expands Employment Litigation Practice with Danielle Alexis Matthews in Dallas

By Jackson Lewis LLP | Apr 15, 2019

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Danielle Alexis Matthews has joined the firm’s Dallas office as a Principal.

MCCATHERN PLLC: McCathern Partner Honors Dallas Judiciary at D Magazine Event

By McCathern PLLC | Apr 9, 2019

On Thursday, February 28, McCathern partner Ty Sheaks joined distinguished members of the Dallas legal community to celebrate the Dallas legal field at City Place Tower.

MCCATHERN PLLC: McCathern Sponsors Ryan Siddique Memorial Golf Tournament

By McCathern PLLC | Apr 9, 2019

Four members of the McCathern Law Firm, Jesse Cromwell, Jesse Hoffman, Brett Chisum, and Joey Sampson, enjoyed a day of golf at the Cowboys Gold Club as McCathern sponsored the Ryan Siddique Scholarship Fund, which works to provide financial scholarships and support services to students diagnosed with epilepsy.

OFFICE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNOR: Governor Abbott Announces Grant Funding To Support Border Security Operations in Texas

By Office of the Texas Governor | Apr 9, 2019

Governor Greg Abbott announced $4.7 million in federal Operation Stonegarden Grant Program (OPSG) funding to increase operational capabilities of federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies along the border.

DYKEMA GOSSETT: Boxing Legend Sugar Ray Leonard to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Dykema’s 6th Annual Definitive Conference for Dental Service Organizations

By Dykema Gossett Federal PAC | Apr 9, 2019

Dykema, a national law firm and the leading law firm in dental services, is proud to announce that Boxing Hall of Famer, Olympic Champion and bestselling author Sugar Ray Leonard will serve as the keynote speaker at Dykema’s 6thAnnual Definitive Conference for Dental Service Organizations, which is set to take place at The Omni Dallas Hotel from July 10-12, 2019.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Melko Reappointed to Houston Bar Association’s Oil, Gas & Mineral Law Section Council

By Foley & Lardner LLP | Apr 8, 2019

Partner John Melko was reappointed to the Houston Bar Association’s Oil, Gas & Mineral Law Section Council.

BRYAN CAVE: Massey to Present at Aviation Law Section Mid-Year Meeting

By Bryan Cave | Apr 3, 2019

Irvine Partner Shalem Massey will present as a featured speaker March 29 at the State Bar of Texas Aviation Law Section Mid-Year Meeting in Irving, Texas.

BRYAN CAVE: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Named the Top Data Privacy Firm by JD Supra

By Bryan Cave | Apr 2, 2019

JD Supra, one of the leading publishers of legal news and information for C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media and other professionals, named Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner as the “Top Data Collection & Use Firm”.

SHOOK HARDY & BACON LLP: Shook-Client Relationship Finalist for ACC/Texas Lawbook Creative Partnership Award

By Shook Hardy Bacon | Apr 2, 2019

he Houston Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel and Texas Lawbookselected the team of Shook, Hardy & Bacon and Carriage Services’ Legal Counsel Mike Elliott as a finalist for its Creative Partnership Award.

BRYAN CAVE: JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards 2019

By Bryan Cave | Apr 1, 2019

Five attorneys from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner have been recognized as 2019 JD Supra Top Authors.

CLARK HILL: Former GOP Congressman John Culberson Joins Clark Hill's Government & Public Affairs Practice in D.C. & Houston

By Clark Hill PLC | Apr 1, 2019

Clark Hill announced the addition of former U.S. Congressman John A. Culberson to its Government and Public Affairs Practice in the firm’s Washington, D.C. and Houston offices.

MCGINNIS LOCHRIDGE: Ashton G. Cumberbatch, Jr. To Be Honored by The First Tee of Greater Austin

By McGinnis Lochridge | Mar 25, 2019

On Monday, March 25, Ashton G. Cumberbatch, Jr., Special Counsel with McGinnis Lochridge, will be honored at The First Tee of Greater Austin’s 11th Annual 9 Core Values Awards Luncheon.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Pax­ton Com­mends Gov­er­nor Abbott’s Appoint­ment of Assis­tant Texas Solic­i­tor Gen­er­al Kristofer Mon­son to Chief Admin­is­tra­tive Law Judge

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

Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded Governor Greg Abbott’s appointment of current Texas Assistant Solicitor General Kristofer Monson to Chief Administrative Law Judge for the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). The Chief Administrative Law Judge oversees SOAH, which is a forum for the conduct of adjudicative hearings in the executive branch of state government.

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