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Experienced Labor And Employment Litigator Joins Fulbright

HOUSTON - Experienced litigator Marlene Williams has joined Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.'s labor and employment practice as senior counsel from Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. With more than a decade of experience advising clients on labor and employment matters, Williams is experienced in...

Paul Sterbcow Named To Deepwater Horizon PSC

HOUSTON - Judge Carl J. Barbier named Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris co-counsel Paul Sterbcow to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee for the Deepwater Horizon litigation. The Plaintiffs' Steering Committee position is highly sought after; more than 100 attorneys from around the United...

Bonus Money Flows At Susman Godfrey Litigation Firm

HOUSTON - Susman Godfrey LLP, the 90-lawyer litigation boutique with offices in Houston, New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and Seattle, has paid annual bonuses to full time associates ranging from $45,000 to more than $100,000, the firm has announced. Ten associates got bonuses of around 50 percent of their...

Gregory N. Jones Joins BoyarMiller As Chairman Of Litigation Group

HOUSTON - BoyarMiller , Houston's premier boutique business and litigation law firm, has announced that seasoned attorney Gregory N. Jones has joined the firm as shareholder and chairman of the Litigation Group. With more than 30 years of high-profile trial experience, Jones' passion for litigation...

Novak Druce + Quigg LLP Adds 2 Partners To Houston Office

HOUSTON - Intellectual Property law firm Novak Druce + Quigg LLP has announced the addition of Henry (Hank) A. Petri and Janelle D. Waack, both previously partners with Howrey LLP. The addition of these attorneys, who will both work out of the firm's Houston office, will expand the firm's patent...

Winston & Strawn Adds More Than 40 Howrey IP And Commercial Litigation Attorneys

CHICAGO - Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that it is being joined by more than 40 Howrey intellectual property and commercial litigation attorneys whose groups complement Winston's own global IP and litigation practices. A sizeable percentage of the new partners expected to join Winston...

Novak Druce + Quigg Announces Hire Of Patricia A. Kammerer Ph.D., J.D.

HOUSTON - Intellectual property law firm Novak Druce + Quigg LLP has announced the addition of Partner, Patricia A. Kammerer, Ph.D., J.D. to its Houston office. Kammerer is coming to Novak Druce from Howrey LLP. Kammerer marks the latest high profile addition to Novak Druce this month. March has seen...

Sabrina Neff And Johnny Taylor Join Hughes Watters Askanase LLP

HOUSTON - Sabrina Neff and John W. Taylor Jr. have joined Hughes Watters Askanase LLP as associates. Neff supports the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Area, bringing significant experience in complex commercial litigation, business torts and civil appeals. Before joining HWA, Neff worked...

AZA Welcomes Houston Complex Commercial Litigation Lawyer Tim Shelby

HOUSTON - The complex commercial litigation law firm of Ahmad, Zavitsanos & Anaipakos has announced the addition of accomplished courtroom attorney Tim Shelby . Shelby has been recognized repeatedly as one of the top young lawyers in Texas, including multiple appearances in the Texas Rising Stars...

14-Lawyer Team Led By A. Martin Wickliff Jr. & Alton J. Hall Jr. Join Cozen O'Connor In Houston

HOUSTON - A. Martin Wickliff Jr., Alton J. Hall Jr. and 12 lawyers from the Houston office of Epstein Becker Green Wickliff & Hall have joined Cozen O'Connor, a full-service litigation and business law firm with more than 550 attorneys practicing in 22 offices throughout the United States and...

Jones Walker Relocates Houston Law Office

HOUSTON- William H. Hines, managing partner of the law firm of Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre L.L.P., has announced that the firm's Houston office relocated on June 13 from the JPMorgan Chase Building, 600 Travis St., to First City Tower, 1001 Fannin St. Jones, Walker...

Hughes Watters Askanase Partner Lawrence A. Young Elected First Vice President Of National Association Of Dealer Counsel

HOUSTON - Lawrence A. "Larry" Young , a partner with Hughes Watters Askanase L.L.P. (HWA), was elected recently as first vice president of The National Association of Dealer Counsel (The NADC). Young, a member of The NADC since its inception in 2004 and a frequent speaker at legal and professional...

Slusser Wilson & Partridge L.L.P. Joins Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.

HOUSTON - The Houston intellectual property trial firm of Slusser Wilson & Partridge L.L.P. has joined forces with the internationally regarded firm Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Bill Slusser, Mike Wilson and Jayme Partridge have extensive jury trial experience in patent cases. Each has an engineering...

Michael Niebruegge, Leading Practitioner in Energy Finance, Joins Cadwalader

HOUSTON - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, has announced that it has added one of the foremost attorneys in energy finance, Michael Niebruegge, to the partnership. Niebruegge will bring his expertise in financing oil and...

Respected Labor & Employment Litigator Rejoins Fulbright As Senior Counsel

HOUSTON - A labor and employment litigator who is widely respected for her extensive trial experience and advice representing a range of employers has rejoined Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. as senior counsel. Teri L. Danish previously spent six years at the international firm as an associate in...

Amir Alavi, Todd Mensing Elevated To Name Partners At Houston Commercial Litigation Law Firm AZA

HOUSTON - Complex commercial litigation attorneys Amir Alavi and Todd Mensing have been elevated to name partners in Houston's Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. , a dynamic and growing boutique law firm also known as AZA. All five name partners are Board Certified by Texas...

The Lanier Law Firm Highlights National Asbestos Litigation Conference

HOUSTON - Noted trial attorney Mark Lanier , founder of The Lanier Law Firm , is presenting the keynote address on the first day of the 14th Annual National Asbestos Litigation Conference set for Oct 3-4 in Amelia Island, Fla. The conference, which is taking place at the Ritz-Carlton hotel, will include...

Neal Manne Named Managing Partner Of Susman Godfrey L.L.P.

HOUSTON - Susman Godfrey L.L.P. has announced that Neal Manne has joined name partners Steve Susman and Lee Godfrey as a managing partner of the firm. Manne, 56, is a graduate of the University of Texas and of the University of Texas School of Law. He began his career in Washington D.C. and joined...

Experienced Litigator David Bond Joins Energy Law Firm of Burleson LLP

HOUSTON - Burleson LLP announced March 21 that David Bond, who has more than three decades of experience in commercial litigation, has joined the energy law firm as a partner in its Houston office. Bond has a broad background in counseling and representing oil and gas, natural gas, oilfield service...

Prominent Energy and Private Equity Lawyer to Join Sidley in Houston

HOUSTON -- Sidley Austin LLP has announced that Cliff W. Vrielink will join the firm as a partner in the recently opened Houston office. Before joining Sidley, Vrielink was a partner at Vinson & Elkins, where his practice focused on mergers, acquisitions and private equity. Vrielink has a broad...

Greenberg Traurig Continues Major Strides in Building Global Energy Practice: Adds William Garner in Houston

HOUSTON - The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has added prominent energy attorney William S. Garner, Jr . as a shareholder in the firm's Houston office . Garner will head the firm's Renewable Energy Practice . Prior to joining the firm, Garner practiced at Dewey & LeBoeuf in...