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

Waller Elevates Austin Attorney to Partner

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, technology, retail and hospitality industries, has elected 12 new partners, including Cleveland R. Burke in its Austin office. Cleveland R. Burke, Litigation and Dispute … Continue reading

Waller Earns ‘AHLA Top Honors’ for the Tenth Consecutive Year

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, one of the nation’s preeminent law firms serving the healthcare industry, received “Top Honors” from the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) for 2016. Waller, which has an Austin office, was recognized in the June … 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

Austin Law Firm Weisbart Springer Hayes Adds Attorney Danielle Taylor

Austin-based Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP has added Danielle Taylor, a recent honors graduate of Baylor University School of Law, to the nine-attorney firm. Taylor earned numerous honors during law school, including Best Oral Advocate in the American College of Trial … Continue reading

Husch Blackwell Partner Selected for Two Professional Appointments

Austin-based Hal Katz, a partner within Husch Blackwell’s Healthcare, Life Sciences and Education strategic business unit has been appointed to the Council of the ABA Health Law Section, and elected Treasurer of the Texas Bar Health Law Section. Katz is … Continue reading

Law Firm with Austin Presence Receives Top Honors From American Health Lawyers Association for 9th Consecutive Year

Waller, a national healthcare law firm with offices in Austin, recently received “Top Honors” from the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) for the firm’s continued commitment to the advancement of professional development in healthcare law through its participation in the … Continue reading

Husch Blackwell’s Healthcare Team Adds Attorney to Austin Office

Husch Blackwell has added Sr. Counsel Jennifer L. Buntz to its Austin office, joining the firm’s Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education team. A litigator, Buntz has 15 years’ experience defending industry clients in medical malpractice liability matters, and product liability … Continue reading

Slack & Davis Attorney Appointed to Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in Community Health Systems Data Breach Litigation

Slack & Davis attorney Paula Knippa was selected to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Community Health Systems data breach litigation, a consolidated class action pending in the Northern District of Alabama before District Judge Karon O. Bowdre against Community Health … Continue reading

Austin Firms Named to the American Bar Association’s Health Law List for Texas

Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis, LLP, which expanded into Austin a few years ago, was recognized by The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Health Law Section , as the #1 law firm in the South as part of its 2015 Second … Continue reading