Legal Roundup

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Eleven Foley Gardere Attorneys Named to 2018 Texas Rising Stars List

By | Dec 19, 2018

Foley Gardere is pleased to announce that 11 attorneys from the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 Texas Rising Stars List. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are chosen by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Locke Lord’s George Bowles Elected American College of Construction Lawyers Fellow

By | Dec 19, 2018

Locke Lord’s George Bowles has been named a Fellow of the invitation-only American College of Construction Lawyers (ACCL), reflecting his deep commitment to construction law and his achievement of the highest standards of ethical conduct, scholarship, professionalism and collegiality.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Texas Department of Insurance Announces New Legislative Priorities

By | Dec 19, 2018

The Texas Department of Insurance (“TDI”) has released its 2018 Biennial Report to the 86th Texas Legislature.

SEYFARTH SHAW LLP: Seyfarth Adds IP Litigation Team in Houston

By Seyfarth Shaw, LLP | Dec 19, 2018

Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today the arrival of two partners to its Litigation department and Intellectual Property practice in Houston.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Locke Lord Elects 7 New Partners Across 5 Offices; 30 Percent ‎of Those Promoted Are Diverse

By | Dec 11, 2018

Locke Lord has promoted seven lawyers across five of the Firm’s offices ‎‎(Chicago, Dallas, Hartford, Houston and New York) to Partnership level, effective Jan. 1, ‎‎2019.

LUGENBUHL WHEATON PECK RANKING & HUBBARD: Donna Thomisee Selected to Two Texas Bar Nonprofits

By | Dec 10, 2018

Donna Thomisee, managing partner of Lugenbuhl’s Houston office, was recently invited to become a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, an honor limited to only one-third of one percent of licensed attorneys in the state.

MORGAN LEWIS: Morgan Lewis Receives Dell Legal Diversity Award

By | Dec 6, 2018

Morgan Lewis was honored by Dell Legal with its 2018 Legal Diversity Award.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Energy Attorney Adrian Talamantes Joins Holland & Knight in Houston

By | Dec 6, 2018

Adrian L. Talamantes, an energy attorney who focuses on Latin America projects and transactions, has joined Holland & Knight’s Houston office.

U.S. HUD Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development Neal Rackleff To Rejoin Locke Lord’s Austin and Houston Offices as Partner; Strengthens Firm’s Highly Regarded Affordable Housing and Community Development Section

By | Dec 6, 2018

Neal Rackleff, who most recently served as Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), working closely with HUD Secretary Ben Carson, will rejoin Locke Lord as a Partner in the Firm’s Affordable Housing and Community Development Section based in the Austin and Houston offices.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Earns Multiple Top Rankings in 3 Texas Cities in ‘Best Law Firms’ 2019 Edition

By | Dec 4, 2018

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has earned recognition as one of the nation’s best law firms in the 2019 edition of “Best Law Firms,” an annual listing published by U.S. News – Best Lawyers.

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP: Texas Lawyer Features New Pillsbury Diversity Director Rosa Walk

By | Dec 3, 2018

Texas Lawyer reports that Rosa Walker, formerly the Director of Administration for Pillsbury’s Austin and Houston offices, has been named Senior Director for Diversity and Inclusion.

THE LANIER LAW FIRM: Attorney Spotlight - Maura Kolb

By | Dec 3, 2018

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

PECKAR & ABRAMSON: Sadiq Tony Ali joins Peckar & Abramson's Houston office

By | Nov 29, 2018

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Sadiq Tony Ali has joined the firm’s Houston office as an Associate.

ABRAHAM WATKINS NICHOLS SORRELS AGOSTO & AZIZ: Injured Motorcyclist Receives $46 Million Settlement

By | Nov 29, 2018

A man who was struck while driving his motorcycle and dragged over one hundred yards by a Southern California Gas Co. truck has agreed to resolve his lawsuit for $46 million.

BLANK ROME: Blank Rome Welcomes Labor & Employment Associate in Houston

By | Nov 16, 2018

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Alix L. Udelson has joined the Firm’s Houston office as an associate in the Labor & Employment group, which welcomed Ted D. Meyer as a partner in the same office last month.

BARNES & THORNBURG LLP: Litigator Luke Wohlford joins Barnes & Thornburg in Dallas

By | Nov 9, 2018

Barnes & Thornburg has added Luke Wohlford, an experienced trial attorney, as a partner in the Litigation Department in Dallas.

THE LANIER LAW FIRM: The Lanier Law Firm named one of the Nation's best in U.S. News Survey

By | Nov 7, 2018

The Lanier Law Firm once again has earned selection as one of the nation’s best law firms in the annual survey published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America.

THE KIM LAW FIRM: Kim Law Firm Earns Top-Tier Ranking for 2019 on Best Law Firms List

By The Kim Law Firm | Nov 7, 2018

The Kim Law Firm has earned selection to the 2019 list of Best Law Firms for commercial litigation by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America, a widely respected guide to legal services.

TRITICO RAINEY PLLC: Two who worked for Ex-NFLER turned Doctor charged in Fraud Scheme

By | Nov 6, 2018

A Texas native was drafted by the NFL’s Buffalo Bills as a defensive end out of Baylor University back in 1976.

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