Chadbourne & Parke and Norton Rose Fulbright to Combine

Chadbourne & Parke and Norton Rose Fulbright, which has dozens of attorneys in its Austin office, today announced that they will combine in the second quarter of 2017. The combination “significantly strengthens both firms’ client offerings and practice capabilities, particularly … Continue reading

Texas Ex Joins Navigator Energy Services as General Counsel

Navigator Energy Services, LL(Navigator), a full-service midstream provider, has announced the addition of Kevin Strehlow to its senior leadership team as general counsel. Strehlow brings a unique combination of legal and financial experience to the company, having served as in-house counsel … Continue reading

Litigator Joins Pillsbury in Austin

Pillsbury has announced the addition of commercial litigator Casey Low as a partner in its Austin office. Low is a trial and appellate lawyer whose clients include Fortune 500 businesses, international corporations and startups across many industries, including health care, … Continue reading

Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs Expands into Austin, Hires Former Head of TCEQ Litigation Section

Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC, the Houston-based law firm at the center of securing the largest environmental settlement award in history for the state of New Jersey, is expanding its footprint and has opened an office in Austin. John Riley, … Continue reading

Husch Blackwell’s Energy Team Continues to Expand, Adds Second Austin Attorney

Husch Blackwell has announced the hiring of Patricia A. Sherman Bruce to the firm’s Austin office. Joining as a Senior Counsel member of the Energy & Natural Resources team, Sherman Bruce has experience assisting oil and gas companies with real estate-related … Continue reading

Energy Attorney Marianne Carroll Returns to Husch Blackwell’s Austin Office

Husch Blackwell has announced that Marianne Carroll has rejoined the firm as Senior Counsel. She will once again work with the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources industry team, primarily advising clients on electricity regulation matters. Carroll previously served as a Husch Blackwell … Continue reading

V&E Adds Former Top Texas Energy Regulator Barry Smitherman as Partner

Barry Smitherman, former chairman of the Railroad Commission of Texas and the Public Utility Commission of Texas, will join Vinson & Elkins effective April 1 as a partner in its Energy Regulatory practice. Smitherman, who will practice in the firm’s … Continue reading

Firm Expands Energy and Environmental Practice with Hiring of Partner

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP has announced that Lino Mendiola III has joined the firm’s Energy, Environmental and Commodities Practice Group as a partner in the Austin office. Prior to joining Sutherland, Mendiola was co-managing partner of the Austin office of … Continue reading

Attorney Joins Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend as Associate

Hannah M. Wilchar has been named an associate at Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. joining the firm’s Energy and Utility Practice Group. Wilchar’s practice focuses on administrative law in the area of public utility regulation, and involves the representation of clients before the … Continue reading

Winstead Announces New Hire for Austin Office

Winstead PC has announced the addition of Leila Melhem to its legal team in Austin. Melhem’s practice focuses on energy and public utility regulation, and also includes commercial litigation and business transactions.  She received her J.D. with honors from the University … Continue reading