Global law firm Reed Smith LLP today announced the addition of two leading partners and two experienced associates to its growing Houston office. (more…)

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Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP announced that a team of four AmLaw 50 patent lawyers and their staff have joined the firm’s Houston office. Carey Jordan, Iona Kaiser and Jeremy Harrison will join as partners and Donna Haynes will join as of counsel. (more…)

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Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C. is expanding its energy and industrial practices with the addition of five lawyers from internationally recognized Cogan & Partners LLP. This combination will enable Stone Pigman to better serve clients in the project development and natural resources sectors, and will establish a Houston office for Stone Pigman. John P. Cogan, Jr. and Michael Anthony Nunes joined Stone Pigman as Members, and John P. Cogan III, Carlos A. Morán and James A. Cogan joined as Special Counsel. (more…)

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Chad Mills will be leaving Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, LLP’s Houston office to Haynes and Boone, LLP where he will join the firm’s Commodities Trading and Finance and Projects practices. (more…)

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Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that Brett Young, a complex commercial litigation lawyer, has returned to its Houston office as partner. He started his legal career with Norton Rose Fulbright in 2003, advancing to partner before departing to K&L Gates LLP in 2014. (more…)

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Akin Gump today announced that David H. Sweeney has joined the firm as a partner in its energy practice in Houston. Mr. Sweeney, who advises clients on a broad range of U.S. domestic and international oil and gas, coal, and other natural resource, infrastructure and finance transactions, comes to Akin Gump from K&L Gates, where he was a partner. (more…)

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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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