Legal Roundup

LOCKE LORD LLP: Locke Lord Again Ranked No. 1 Texas Law Firm Lobby Practice ‎by Capitol Inside; Chair of Firm’s Texas Public Law Section ‎Robert Miller Ranked No. 1 Lobbyist in Texas ‎

By Locke Lord LLP | Feb 5, 2019

Locke Lord has once again held its position as the No. 1 Texas law firm lobby practice as ranked by Capitol Inside in its biennial Texas Lobby Power Rankings.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Former National Health Care System General Counsel Joseph Maher Rejoins Locke Lord in Boston; Past Partner-in-Charge of Firm’s Boston Office Brings Decades of Experience to Health Care Practice Group

By Locke Lord LLP | Feb 5, 2019

Joseph Maher, who most recently served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Steward Health Care System LLC before announcing in 2018 his intent to retire, has rejoined Locke Lord’s Boston office as Senior Counsel in the Firm’s Health Care Practice Group.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Sabrina Jiwani Appointed to Texas Minority Counsel Program Steering Committee

By Bradley Arant Boult Cummings | Feb 5, 2019

Bradley is pleased to announce that Sabrina N. Jiwani, an attorney in the firm’s Houston office, has been appointed to the Steering Committee of the Texas Minority Counsel Program (TMCP).

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Strasburger Member Corinne Smith Named to Trinity University Alumni Association Board

By Clark Hill PLC | Feb 4, 2019

Clark Hill Strasburger Member Corinne Smith has been elected to the Trinity University Alumni Association Board and will serve two, three-year terms effective immediately.

BUTLER SNOW: Butler Snow Ranked a Top 10 Underwriter’s Counsel Firm Nationally by Thomson Reuters Top Legal Counsel Review

By Butler Snow | Feb 4, 2019

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked as a top 10 underwriter’s counsel firm nationally by the Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review for 2018.

FISH & RICHARDSON: Fish & Richardson Named #1 Patent Litigation Firm for Defendants in the U.S. for 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property

By Fish & Richardson | Feb 4, 2019

Fish & Richardson was named the #1 law firm representing defendants in patent litigation in U.S. district courts for 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP).

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Pax­ton Seeks Court Enforce­ment of Set­tle­ment Agree­ment Against Tobac­co Com­pa­nies to Obtain Over $125 Mil­lion for Texas

By Texas Attorney General | Feb 4, 2019

Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a U.S. District Court to enforce terms of the Texas tobacco settlement agreement requiring major cigarette companies to pay more than $125 million to the state of Texas.

BOYARMILLER: BoyarMiller Closes Complex Capital Transaction for Welcome Group, LLC

By BoyarMiller | Feb 4, 2019

BoyarMiller represented Houston-based Welcome Group, a single-tenant industrial owner and development firm, in a highly complex capital transaction that secured financing for the company’s expansion and future growth.

HUSCH BLACKWELL: Husch Blackwell Adds Three Partners in Houston

By Husch Blackwell LLP | Jan 29, 2019

Husch Blackwell LLP issued the following announcement on Jan. 28.Robert Eckels, Arturo Michel and Sandy Hellums-Gomez join the Houston office of Husch Blackwell.

JONES DAY: Shamoil T. Shipchandler, SEC Regional Director, joins Jones Day in Dallas

By Cornell Law School | Jan 29, 2019

The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Securities and Exchange Commission senior official Shamoil T. Shipchandler will join the Firm's Dallas Office as a partner in its Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice at the end of February.

LANIER LAW FIRM: Attorney Spotlight – Reagan Bradford

By Lanier Law Firm | Jan 29, 2019

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

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Strasburger Member Sarah Wariner Named to DMagazine's 40 Under 40

By Clark Hill PLC | Jan 29, 2019

Clark Hill Strasburger congratulates Sarah Wariner for being named among the best of the best in DMagazine’s 40 Under 40 Awards.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Ian P. Faria and Jon Paul Hoelscher Board Certified in Texas for Construction Law

By Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | Jan 29, 2019

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP issued the following announcement on Jan. 24.Bradley is pleased to announce that Ian P.

DYKEMA GOSSETT: Tom Alleman Elected as Fellow of the American College of Coverage Counsel

By Dykema Gossett Federal PAC | Jan 29, 2019

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Tom Alleman, Dallas-based Co-Director of the firm’s Insurance Industry Group, was elected as a Fellow to the American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC).

DYEKEMA GOSSETT: Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation Selects Three Dykema Attorneys for Leadership Positions

By Dykema Gossett Federal PAC | Jan 29, 2019

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that three of its San Antonio-based attorneys were chosen to hold leadership positions with the Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation for 2019.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Pax­ton Announces $120 Mil­lion Set­tle­ment with John­son & John­son for False­ly Mar­ket­ing Hip Replace­ment Devices

By Texas Office of the Attorney General | Jan 28, 2019

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that Texas will receive $8.5 million as part of a $120 million multistate settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit resolving alleged unfair and deceptive marketing of two hip replacement devices.

FOLEY & LARDNER: Sultan to Receive Austin Bar Foundation David H. Walter Community Excellence Award

By Foley & Lardner LLP | Jan 24, 2019

Special Counsel Fred Sultan will receive the David H. Walter Community Excellence Award at the 16th Annual Austin Bar Foundation Gala on January 26, 2019.

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Expands Services Function with Prominent Hires

By Baker & McKenzie LLP | Jan 24, 2019

Baker McKenzie is delighted to announce the addition of market leading legal business professionals D. Casey Flaherty and Jae Um as the Firm continues to enhance and reimagine the delivery of its legal services to global clients.

LEWIS BRISBOIS: Leiza Dolghih to speak on Trade Secrets at Dallas HR Conference

By Lewis Brisbois | Jan 23, 2019

Dallas Partner Leiza Dolghih will present at the Dallas HR Education Event & Legal Exchange Conference on February 12, 2019.

LANIER LAW FIRM: Mark Lanier honored as National Trial Lawyer of the Year

By Lanier Law Firm | Jan 23, 2019

Members of the invitation-only National Trial Lawyers have selected Mark Lanier as the group’s 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year for plaintiff litigation and have also included him among the 50 Most Influential Lawyers in the U.S.

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