J. Winston Krause Officially Recognized by Martindale-Hubbell

Austin attorney J. Winston Krause, of Krause & Associates, LP, has received the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell for the tenth consecutive year. “It is humbling to be recognized for the last decade as an AV Preeminent lawyer, practicing law … Continue reading

King & Spalding’s Austin Office Adds Three Tort Litigation Partners

King & Spalding today announced that Lana Varney, Lisa Horvath Shub and Stephen Huffaker have joined as partners in the Life Sciences practice in the firm’s Austin office. “We are pleased to expand the depth of our product liability trial … Continue reading

Austin Bar Partners With Local Attorneys to Create CANLAW – A Cancer Legal Clinic

Caitlin Haney Johnston, a young attorney in Austin, TX, was recovering from an unrelated surgery on her 28th birthday when she heard the words no one wants to hear. “We found cancer.” Those three words altered the direction of her … Continue reading

LMA Annual Conference Recap: Panel Discussion and Happy Hour Set for Thursday

If you weren’t able to attend the Annual LMA Conference in Las Vegas, the LMA Austin chapter is hosting a conference recap and happy hour. Local LMA members Cecilia Linton, Clara Bonilla, Hunter Rowe, and Clare Chachere will share their … Continue reading

Slack & Davis Featured in Class Action Reporter: Farmers Insurance Suit Over Smart Plan Auto Program

As featured in two separate articles for Class Action Reporter, Partners Mike Slack and John Davis, together with the Law Offices of Joe K. Longley and Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP filed a class action lawsuit in the U.S. … Continue reading

Pirkey Barber Adds Two Experienced Trademark Attorneys

Pirkey Barber PLLC has announce that Austin trademark attorneys Anna Kuhn and Kate Swint have joined the firm. Kuhn’s practice has specialized in trademark law for 20 years, and she joins Pirkey Barber as Senior Counsel.  The San Antonio native … Continue reading

Carey Gunn Venditti joins DLA Piper’s Real Estate Practice

DLA Piper has announced that Carey Gunn Venditti has joined the firm’s Real Estate practice as a partner in the Austin office. Venditti advises investors, developers and owners of commercial, mixed-use, multifamily, office, retail, planned-community and condominium projects. She focuses … Continue reading

Austin-Based FloSports Hires Paul Hurdlow as Senior Vice President – General Counsel

FloSports , the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced the hire of Paul Hurdlow as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Hurdlow joins FloSports after serving in various regional and national leadership positions in DLA Piper’s emerging … Continue reading

Austin Bar Issues Statement on the Proposed Elimination of Funding for the Legal Services Corporation

What follows is a statement from the Austin Bar about this recent development: On March 6, 2017 the Trump Administration revealed a federal budget proposal that would eliminate funding for the Legal Services Corporation. The Austin Bar Association joins the … Continue reading