Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today that Kip Brar has joined the firm’s Litigation department as a partner in Seyfarth’s Houston office. Kip comes from Strasburger & Price, LLP, where he served as a partner in Houston. (more…)

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BakerHostetler is proud to announce that Steven Spears has joined the firm as a partner in the Intellectual Property Group. A member of the more than 60-attorney patent litigation team, Spears is the first patent litigator to reside in the firm’s Houston office. He comes to BakerHostetler from McDermott Will & Emery. (more…)

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Sean Hill and Stephanie Berdik have joined the Firm’s Boston office, which opened earlier this month, as partners in the Investment Funds Group. (more…)

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Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce Robert D. Eickenroht has joined the Firm’s Houston office as a Partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group. Immediately prior to joining Thompson & Knight, he was a Partner in the Houston office of Locke Lord LLP. (more…)

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King & Spalding continues to expand its energy practice with the addition of transactional oil and gas lawyer Peter Hays who joins the firm today as partner in Houston. Hays represents companies and entrepreneurs in upstream, midstream and downstream transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and project development. Mr. Hays was previously a partner at Morgan Lewis & Bockius. (more…)

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Bracewell LLP is pleased to announce that Douglas W. Rommelmann has joined the firm’s Houston office as a partner in the intellectual property practice. Rommelmann was previously a partner at Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP. (more…)

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Robert M. Schick, a commercial trial attorney with more than 35 years of experience representing clients across a broad spectrum of industries, has rejoined Vinson & Elkins as a partner in the firm’s Houston office. From 2014 to 2017, Schick was a partner in Houston-based litigation boutique Schick & Copeland. (more…)

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Morgan Lewis today welcomes veteran transactional lawyer Juan-Pablo “John” Crespo to the firm as a partner in Houston. His long-time colleague, Adrian Talamantes, will join the firm on May 30, also in Houston. Both new partners have deep backgrounds in corporate transactions, focusing on energy, life sciences, and investment funds transactions throughout the United States and Latin America. They join Morgan Lewis from the global transactions group of another global law firm. (more…)

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Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Jonathan M. Harris has joined the Firm as Partner and David M. Wilson as Of Counsel in the Intellectual Property and Technology group in Houston. Both join from intellectual property boutique Conley Rose, P.C. (more…)

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Gray Reed & McGraw is proud to announce the addition of five attorneys to the firm. Partner Nancy Bostic has joined the firm’s corporate practice in the Houston office, Partner Barry Cannaday has joined the energy team in Dallas, Counsel Jennifer Perry has joined the healthcare team from the Houston office, Counsel Ricardo Rivera has joined the tax section in Dallas and Counsel Jeffrey Watters has joined the trusts and estates section in Houston. (more…)

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Adams and Reese is growing its Houston presence with the addition of five lawyers who have substantial trial experience throughout the region, the law firm reported today. Staton Childers, Brianne Richardson, Benjamin Miller, Amanda Sanders and John Kovach have joined the firm’s regional Litigation Team. The Houston expansion comes on the heels of Adams and Reese’s recent announcement of new offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and South Florida. (more…)

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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce the addition of six leading energy partners as founders of the firm’s newly opened Houston office. They join the two renowned oil and gas transactional partners who are also founders of the Houston office and joined earlier this year. Gibson Dunn’s new Texas-based energy team has the full range of transactional experience and abilities to serve energy clients in their most important and complex transactions. They were all former partners with Baker Botts L.L.P.  (more…)

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