Winstead Announces New Shareholders, One of Them in Austin

Winstead PC has announced the election of eight new shareholders, including Patrick Pearsall in the Austin office. Pearsall practices in the areas of administrative and appellate law, with an emphasis on the representation of utilities and pipelines. Patrick’s administrative law practice … Continue reading

Chris Schlag Joins Winstead as Associate

Winstead PC has announced that Chris Schlag has joined the firm’s Environmental Law and Public & Regulatory Law Practice Groups as an associate. Schlag’s practice includes all areas of environmental, health and safety law, including regulatory compliance, dispute resolution and … Continue reading

Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC Expands Its Presence in Austin with Hire of Sarahan

Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC, a Houston-based law firm, has deepened its experience in environmental regulatory and litigation matters with the addition of another former Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) director to its Austin office. Paul C. Sarahan joins … Continue reading

Bracewell Expands Environmental Team with Four New Partners

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP has announced that four partners are joining its environment and natural resources practice. Sara M. Burgin, Kevin Collins, Matt Paulson, and Whit Swift, formerly of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, will work primarily from Bracewell’s Austin office, joining … Continue reading

Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend Makes New Hire

Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. has announced the hiring of a new associate, Christie Dickenson. Dickenson is a member of Lloyd Gosselink’s Water, Districts and Business Services Practice Groups. Her practice focuses on general counsel services to corporations, municipalities, and … Continue reading

Beveridge & Diamond PC Adds Associate to Austin Team

Beveridge & Diamond PC has announced that Michael Vitris has joined the firm as an associate. Vitris focuses his practice on environmental enforcement and litigation matters across all environmental media. Prior to joining Beveridge & Diamond, he was a litigation … 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

Land Use Attorney Alan M. Glen Joins Nossaman’s Austin Office

Nossaman LLP has announced the addition of Alan M. Glen as a partners in the Firm’s Environment and Land Use Practice Group in the Firm’s Austin office. Glen’s practice focus includes various areas of federal environmental law, such as wildlife … Continue reading

Texas Court of Appeals holds there is no right under the Administrative Procedure Act to seek judicial review of a state agency’s denial of a petition for rulemaking

By Dale Wainwright, W. Stephen Benesh, Davison W. Grant and Elizabeth Kozlow Marcum, of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP On July 23, 2014, the Austin Court of Appeals held that Texas trial courts lack subject matter jurisdiction under the Texas Administrative Procedure Act … Continue reading

Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend Announces New Hires

Austin-based Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. announced today the hire of two new attorneys — Robert L. Gulley as Of Counsel and Ashley D. Thomas as an Associate. Gulley, who will be a member of the Firm’s Water and Litigation Practice Groups, … Continue reading