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

Winstead’s Betsy Peticolas Elected President of the Hispanic Bar Association of Austin

Winstead associate Betsy Peticolas was elected president of the Hispanic Bar Association of Austin.  The Hispanic Bar Association of Austin (“HBAA”) is an organization of Latino lawyers who volunteer their time and energy towards the betterment of the Hispanic community … 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

K&L Gates Hires New Attorney for Austin Office

K&L Gates has announced that Dylan Drummond has been hired as counsel in its Austin office. Drummond’s experience lies in commercial litigation, state and federal appeals, administrative law, environmental law and construction law. He currently serves on several boards for … Continue reading

T&K Expands Environmental Practice, Adds Attorney to Austin Office

Thompson & Knight LLP has announced that Paul C. Sarahan has joined the firm’s Environmental Practice Group as Counsel in its Austin office. “Paul’s experience advising clients in the oil, gas, and energy industry as well as in the technology industry will be … Continue reading

Winstead Announces Hiring of Associate in Austin Office

Winstead PC has announced the hiring of Betsy Peticolas as an associate and member of the firm’s Environmental Law Practice Group. Prior to joining Winstead, she was a staff attorney with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality where she represented … Continue reading

Attorney in Husch Blackwell’s Austin’s Office Named an American College of Environmental Lawyers Fellow

The American College of Environmental Lawyers recently named Husch Blackwell’s Keith Hopson a Fellow. Membership in ACOEL is by invitation only, and is composed of distinguished lawyers who practice in the field of environmental law. Hopson was one of just … Continue reading

Katten Hires Prominent Austin Environmental Attorney to Spearhead Contested Permitting Practice

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP has announced that prominent environmental attorney Danny Worrell will join the firm as a partner in Austin, where he currently is based, focusing on environmental siting and permitting, especially in contested case hearings before the Texas … Continue reading

Managing Partner of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP’s Austin Office Active in M&A Space

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP’s Austin Managing Partner Tim Wilkins has been very active over the last couple months in the merger and acquisition space. Along with other partners, Wilkins is representing Lufkin Industries Inc. with an agreement and plan of … Continue reading

Hay Compare Hires Thomas S. Hoekstra as Of Counsel

Hay Compere PLLC (www.haycompere.com) has announced that Thomas S. Hoekstra has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Hoekstra will focus his practice on real estate and transactional law, business litigation, oil and gas law and environmental law.  He represents a … Continue reading