Legal Roundup

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

By Locke Lord LLP | 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 Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard | 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 Morgan Lewis | 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 Holland & Knight | 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 Locke Lord LLP | 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 Greenberg Traurig LLP | 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 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP | 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 The Lanier Law Firm | 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 Peckar and Abramson, A Professional Corporation | 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 Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz | 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 Blank Rome | 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 Barnes & Thornburg LLP | 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 The Lanier Law Firm | 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 Tritico Rainey PLLC | 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.

FERNELIUS SIMON PLLC: Fernelius Simon named to National Best Law Firms List for 2019

By Fernelius Simon PLLC | Oct 31, 2018

Houston-based Fernelius Simon PLLC has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America in its 2019 Best Law Firms listing.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Con­sumer Pro­tec­tion Divi­sion Attor­neys Receive Ris­ing Star Award for Obtain­ing $25 Mil­lion in Ille­gal Debt Col­lec­tion Lawsuit

By Texas Office of the Attorney General | Oct 31, 2018

The Texas Attorney General’s Office today announced that Consumer Protection Division Assistant Attorneys General Rick Berlin and Stephanie Eberhardt received the prestigious Rising Star award from the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC).

FERNELIUS SIMON PLLC: Fernelius Simon sweeps 2018 Super Lawyers

By Fernelius Simon PLLC | Oct 25, 2018

With nearly 100,000 licensed attorneys in the state, only a small handful are selected to the Texas Super Lawyers listing, published by Thomson Reuters.

THE LANIER LAW FIRM: Mark Lanier named among Nation's Top 100 Trial lawyers by Benchmark Litigation

By The Lanier Law Firm | Oct 25, 2018

Lanier Law Firm founder Mark Lanier has earned recognition for the third consecutive year as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” in the Benchmark Litigation guide to the nation’s finest litigators.

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