Four female attorneys, Jane Taber, Dawn Estes, Jessica Thorne and Lori CarrFour, are launching their own law firm entitled Taber Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC. All founding four were formerly at the Dallas office of Gardere Wynne Sewell. Together, they bring more than 70 years of big law firm experience in the fields of litigation, labor & employment, and corporate matters.
Andrews Kurth has created subprime practice group consisting of associates of various disciplinary practice groups. The group will advise clients on a number of subprime issues, sich as potential claims and liabilities, regulatory inquiries and strategic plans to respond to anticipated litigation. The subprime group will be led by Arthur Felsenfeld and Peter Goodman in New York; Robert Godlewski, Chris Allen and Tom Perich in Houston; and Bill Compton, David Barbour and Pat Sargent in Dallas.
Powell Goldstein LLP has announced that it has hired four lateral hires for three of its offices. One hire was that of B.T. Atkinson, a partner in the Financial Institutions practice. Barney Stewart III joins as counsel in the Business and Finance practice. Both join Powell’s Charlotte office. The Dallas office adds Bruce Howell as counse in the Health Care practice. Roy Hadley has been hired by the Atlanta office as counsel in the Business and Finance practice.