K&L Gates Grows Public Policy Practice with Hire of Texas Governor’s Budget Director in Austin Office

The Austin office of K&L Gates LLP has announced the hire of Ky R. Ash as a government affairs advisor in the public policy and law practice. He will join K&L Gates in early September from the Texas Governor’s Office, where he most recently served … Continue reading

Kelly Hart Announces New Partner in Charge of Austin Office and Office Move

Andrew Weber, former First Assistant Attorney General of Texas under now- Governor Gregg Abbott, is the new Partner in Charge of Kelly Hart & Hallman’s Austin office. His appointment coincides with the office’s move to the 20th floor of 303 … Continue reading

Winstead’s New CEO and Chairman Sets Up Shop in Austin

Winstead PC has announced the election of David Dawson as the firm’s new CEO and chairman.  Dawson will take the position in the Austin office on Apr. 1, replacing Kevin Sullivan, who chose not to run for re-election at the expiration … Continue reading

Winstead Announces New Hire for Austin Office

Winstead PC has announced the addition of Leila Melhem to its legal team in Austin. Melhem’s practice focuses on energy and public utility regulation, and also includes commercial litigation and business transactions.  She received her J.D. with honors from the University … Continue reading

Andrews Kurth Adds Public Finance Attorney to Austin Office

Andrews Kurth LLP has announced that Julie Houston has joined the firm’s Public Finance practice as Counsel in Austin. A former chair of the Public Finance practice group at Winstead PC and also previously a Texas Assistant Attorney General in … Continue reading