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 as senior counsel.Teri L. Danish previously spent six years at the international firm as an associate in the 1990s (more…)
Longtime corporate and securities attorney Robert Eickenroht has joined the Houston Office of Locke Lord as a Partner in its growing Corporate Energy Practice Group. Eickenroht has practiced law for more than 25 years and has a broad-based corporate securities practice focused on general corporate and partnership law, merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures, equities and energy (more…)
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, today announced that it has added one of the foremost attorneys in energy finance, Michael Niebruegge, to the Partnership. Mr. Niebruegge will bring his expertise in financing oil and gas production and reserve-base lending to Cadwalader’s newly formed Energy and Commodities Advisory Practice (more…)
Porter Hedges represented Noble Energy, Inc. (Noble Energy) in an agreement announced today to create a joint venture partnership with CONSOL Energy, Inc (CONSOL Energy) for the development of CONSOL Energy’s Marcellus Shale properties in southwest Pennsylvania and northwest West Virginia (more…)
Law firm Winstead PC welcomed Ron H. Moss to its Austin Office as a shareholder this week. Moss is working in Winstead’s Energy and Environmental Law Practice Group. He was previously a partner with Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody PC and is Winstead’s 42nd lateral attorney hired firm-wide in 2011 (more…)
Haynes and Boone, LLP client American Airlines has moved closer to spinning off its American Eagle regional carrier as a separate company.
Dr Pepper Bottling Company of Dublin, Texas, the world’s oldest Dr Pepper bottler, has issued a response to a federal lawsuit filed against the family-owned company by the corporate entity controlled by Plano, Texas-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (NYSE: DPS).
In the lawsuit filed June 30, Dr Pepper Snapple has asked a federal court to terminate its licensing agreement with Dublin Dr Pepper, and to prevent the small bottling company from using the iconic Dublin Dr Pepper name. The lawsuit also seeks to prevent sales of the one-of-a-kind soft drink on Dublin Dr Pepper’s website and toll-free number, in addition to asking for attorneys’ fees. The federal court claim came as a surprise to the independent bottler following decades of support, endorsement and encouragement from its corporate partner (more…)
I am not going to lie. It is pretty freakin’ hot in Austin (and, all of Texas) right now. But as we rapidly approach the start of the school year, football season, ACL festival and other signs of the heavenly fall that awaits, it is a great time to consider making that long-awaited move to [...]
A team of Akin Gump attorneys advised oilfield services company Great White Energy Services in its recent $742 million sale to Archer Limited, a global oilfield service company specializing in drilling services and well services. The deal was announced on August 1, 2011 and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2011.
Nationally Recognized Partner to Chair DLA Piper’s Health Care Compliance and Enforcement Practice; Addition Strengthens Firm’s Complex Health Care Litigation and Regulatory Compliance Capabilities
DLA Piper announced today that Frank E. Sheeder III has joined the firm as a partner and chair of the Health Care Compliance and Enforcement practice, resident in the Dallas office working with the Litigation practice and Health Care Sector. Prior to joining DLA Piper, Sheeder was a partner in the Dallas office of Jones Day. He is also president of the Health Care Compliance Association (more…)