Continuing its strategic growth in Texas, the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has added two new attorneys in the Houston office and one associate in Dallas. Ronald C. Green, who joins the firm as a shareholder in Houston, brings deep experience in municipal government and finance, most recently serving as Houston City Controller, the city’s independently elected chief financial officer. Kristin H. Agnew, a corporate transactional associate, joins Greenberg Traurig’s Houston office from Porter Hedges LLP. Amanda McKinzie, an associate with litigation experience, joins Greenberg Traurig’s Dallas office from Bowman and Brooke LLP. (more…)

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Doug Bacon has joined the Firm as a corporate partner in the Houston office. (more…)

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Continuing its strategic growth in Texas, the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has added two new attorneys to the Houston office and one associate in Dallas. Alfredo Ramos, who joins the firm as a shareholder in Houston, was previously a partner at Gardere. Angeles Garcia Cassin, an associate with litigation and employment law experience, joins Greenberg Traurig’s Houston office from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Lindzi M. Timberlake, an associate with health care law experience, joins Greenberg Traurig’s Dallas office from McGuire Woods. (more…)

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Dentons, the global law firm, today named Edward T. Laborde Jr. as partner and Raymond Sczudlo as senior counsel. Both lawyers are former general counsels and will expand the Firm’s Health Care practice while providing sophisticated transactional advice to senior leadership teams across the health care industry. (more…)

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Brent L. Vannoy recently joined Hughes Watters Askanase L.L.P. (HWA, www.hwa.com) as a partner supporting the firm’s Business Planning and Strategy, Commercial Litigation, and Labor and Employment Practice Areas. Additionally, four HWA attorneys were recently named to the 2017 list of Best Lawyers in America©. (more…)

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Strasburger & Price, LLP (Strasburger) is pleased to announce that Bonita L. Hatchett has joined the firm as a partner. She will work in Strasburger’s Houston office and practice with the employee benefits, executive compensation, pension and employee retirement practice groups, while also supporting the tax and labor and employment groups. (more…)

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Maritime and energy attorney Julia Palmer has joined Holland & Knight’s Houston office as a partner. She was formerly a shareholder with Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C. (more…)

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Dentons, the global law firm, today named Mark Wege as a partner in the Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy practice. He will be resident in the Firm’s fast-growing Houston office. (more…)

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Orrick announced today that Gabriel Salinas has joined the firm as a partner in its M&A and Private Equity practice and Latin America team, resident in its Houston office. Orrick launched its Houston office earlier this year and has rapidly grown it to 42 lawyers drawing on top-tier talent in the Texas market. Gabriel joins Orrick from Mayer Brown. (more…)

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Labor and employment attorney Charles Jeremiah has joined Holland & Knight’s Houston office as a partner. He was formerly a partner with Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith. (more…)

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King & Spalding announced today that Jeffery K. Malonson has joined the firm’s corporate and energy teams as a partner in its Houston office. (more…)

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Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has expanded its U.S. and cross-border labor, employment and workplace safety practice with the addition of Houston partner Nickolas G. Spiliotis. He joins K&L Gates from Texas-based law firm Jackson Walker LLP. (more…)

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