Charles Schwab Seeks Director, Legal Counsel to be Based in Austin

Charles Schwab is seeking a Drector, Legal Counsel in its Austin location. The description follows: Our Opportunity: The Corporate Legal Services Department provides legal advice to all aspects of Schwab’s business. This in-house counsel position will support Schwab’s Advisor Services … Continue reading

Dallas Company Hires Texas Exes as Senior Legal Officials

HMS Holdings Corp., a company in the health care industry, has announced the hire of two Texas Exes  — Meredith Bjorck and David Alexander – as senior legal officials Bjorck, who has extensive experience in public company matters, corporate governance, … Continue reading

General Counsel at Austin Technology Company Interviewed in Texas Monthly

Texas Lawyer recently interviewed Derek Willis, secretary and general counsel for Volusion Inc., an Austin-based software company, for a feature. The magazine asked him questions about best practices when dealing with outside counsel. The interview follows here: http://www.texaslawyer.com/id=1202748882398/QA-With-Volusion-Inc-Derek-Willis-on-Best-Practices-Expertise-Efficiency-and-Experience#ixzz3zZw4u2S5 … Continue reading

Did the University of Texas Blink in Wickline Lawsuit?

In the end, the University of Texas and its embattled Vice President of Legal Affairs, Patti Ohlendorf, may have blinked in the Joe Wickline lawsuit, according to a report on HornsDigest.com that suggests a settlement is in the works. UT officials … Continue reading

Austin Attorneys Write for Inside Counsel Magazine

Drew McEwen and Kevin Oldham, who both serve as senior counsel for Dykema’s Austin office, recently wrote an article for Inside Counsel Magazine on “Being an effective inside counsel for your company’s tax department.” “Inside counsel for today’s businesses are … Continue reading

Austin Energy Company Appoints Halliburton GC to Board

Austin-based Jones Energy Inc. (NYSE: JONE) has appointed a Houston attorney to its board of directors and audit committee. The appointee is Robb Voyles, an executive vice president and general counsel for Houston-based Halliburton Co. Previous to his current position … Continue reading

Hewlett-Packard Seeking Global Cyber Security Attorney in Austin

Hewlett-Packard Development Company L.P. is seeking a Global Cyber Security Attorney in its Austin office. Job Description As the cyber threat landscape continues to evolve, regulatory and legal requirements are becoming increasingly complex. Tasked with transforming the way HP responds to … Continue reading

Austin Company Examines ‘General Counsel: The Global Corporation’s Next Agent of Change’

Mitratech, a leading provider of integrated matter management, e-Billing, legal hold, GRC, and contract management solutions for legal departments, has published its latest research in the white paper, “General Counsel: The Global Corporation’s Next Agent of Change.” Through work with legal … Continue reading

Norton Rose Fulbright Adds Corporate Lawyer to Austin Office

Norton Rose Fulbright’s US member firm has announced the hiring of Ann Benolken as a partner in its Austin office. Benolken, formerly a partner at Jackson Walker, brings more than 25 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, financings, private … Continue reading