Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. (Munsch Hardt), a Texas-based commercial law firm, expands its Bankruptcy, Financial Restructuring and Insolvency practice group with the recent addition of John Cornwell. (more…)

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Memorial Production Partners LP (“MEMP”) has entered into an agreement to acquire Memorial Production Partners GP LLC from Memorial Resource Development Corp. (MRD) for $0.75 million in cash. Memorial Production Partners GP LLC is the general partner of MEMP and holds the general partner interest and 50 percent of the incentive distribution rights (IDRs) in MEMP. As part of the transaction, MEMP will also acquire the other 50 percent of the IDRs held by Natural Gas Partners. Akin Gump acted as legal advisor to MEMP. (more…)

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Morgan Lewis has significantly deepened its award-winning labor and employment team in Texas with the addition of highly ranked partner Ethel J. Johnson, who will be resident in the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices. Ms. Johnson joins Morgan Lewis from the employment litigation practice of another global law firm. (more…)

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Morgan Lewis has significantly deepened its award-winning labor and employment team in Texas with the addition of highly ranked partner Ethel J. Johnson, who will be resident in the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices. Ms. Johnson joins Morgan Lewis from the employment litigation practice of another global law firm. (more…)

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Jackson Walker LLP is pleased to welcome William T. Johnson as a partner in the Houston office. Mr. Johnson joins the firm from Nathan Sommers Jacobs and adds even further depth and distinction to Jackson Walker’s robust Real Estate and Finance practice groups. (more…)

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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP announced today that Scott Miller
has joined the firm as a partner in its Houston office. (more…)

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Holland & Knight today announced the further expansion of its litigation practice in Houston with the addition of labor and employment partner Dean Schaner. Mr. Schaner was previously a partner with Haynes and Boone, where he founded the firm’s Houston Labor and Employment Practice Group. (more…)

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Reed Smith LLP today announced the addition of Nicolas (“Nic”) Barzoukas and Joshua (“Josh”) Davis as partners in the firm’s Intellectual Property, Information & Innovation (“IPII”) Practice Group. Both will join the Houston office, and both practiced most recently at Baker Botts. The addition of Barzoukas and Davis follows closely on the addition of IP partner Lisa Chiarini, who joined the firm’s New York office last month in February. (more…)

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Hogan Lovells announced today that John (Jay) Yates has joined the firm’s Houston office as partner in the Intellectual Property, Media and Technology (IPMT) Practice Group. (more…)

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Porter Hedges announced today that James T. Thompson has joined the firm as a partner in the energy section in Houston. Mr. Thompson represents a wide spectrum of energy companies, including majors, independents, oilfield service providers and royalty owners in the purchase and sale of energy assets and in connection with their exploration and development activities. His practice also includes the negotiation, preparation and implementation of all types of oil and gas-related agreements, along with litigation support on disputes involving upstream and midstream energy issues. (more…)

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Walker Wilcox Matousek LLP is pleased to announce that Robbie Moehlmann, formerly a partner with Donato, Minx, Brown & Pool, P.C., has joined the firm in its Houston, Texas office effective March 7, 2016. (more…)

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Phelps Dunbar LLP is pleased to announce that Marcus R. Tucker has joined its Houston, Texas office as a partner practicing in the areas of admiralty, litigation and insurance. (more…)

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