Austin Attorney Named to Ambulatory M&A Advisor Leading Lawyers List

Amanda K. Jester, partner and member of the Board of Directors for Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, has been named to the Ambulatory M&A Advisor annual Leading Lawyers list. Jester, who is based in Waller’s Austin office, represents private … Continue reading

Dean of UT Law School Gives Update at Solos Supporting Solos Meeting

(From the Austin Bar) Dean Ward Farnsworth of the UT Law School spoke at the Solos Supporting Solos monthly meeting Thursday, Dec. 17.  In his presentation and during Q&A, he gave a law school updatethat included, among other things, changes in … Continue reading

Smith Carves Out a Niche with Appellate Practice

{Editor’s Note: In 2006, D. Todd Smith left a large international law firm to open a solo appellate practice in Austin. Since then, his practice has grown to three full-time lawyers and has expanded into the Rio Grande Valley. The … Continue reading

David Wright Shares His Perspective on His Own Path as well as Practicing Law in Austin

David Wright, a shareholder at Davis & Wright longs for the day when a trial lawyer was a trial lawyer. The economics of going to trial have changed all that, stripping the job title of its literal meaning. And this bothers … Continue reading

Gardere Adds Public Utility Practice From Webking McClendon, PC

The law firm of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP announced this month that it has added several public utility lawyers from Webking McClendon, PC. Joining Gardere’s Energy Group as partners in its Austin office are Shannon K. McClendon and Catherine J. … Continue reading