Munck Wilson Mandala’s Michael Rodriguez Graduates from Hispanic Austin Leadership

Michael G. Rodriguez, the Austin managing partner for Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP, has recently completed the Hispanic Austin Leadership (HAL) program, sponsored by the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  HAL is a nine month program designed to give business … Continue reading

Cybersecurity Attorney and Former State of Texas Chief Information Security Officer Edward Block Joins Gardere

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP has announced the hire of information security expert Edward H. Block as a senior attorney in its Austin office. Mr. Block joins the Firm from the Texas Department of Information Resources, where he served as the … Continue reading

Dickinson Wright Opens First Office in Texas, in Austin

Dickinson Wright PLLC continues its North American expansion with the opening of its 17th office in Austin. Joining Dickinson Wright’s Austin office as members will be corporate & securities attorney, Darrell R. Windham and intellectual property attorneys Ross Spencer Garsson … Continue reading

Austin-Based Legal Technology Company Makes Acquisition

Mitratech, a leading provider of Enterprise Legal Management solutions, announced today it has acquired Viewabill. The acquisition expands Mitratech’s portfolio of solutions for corporate legal department and law firm collaboration. Viewabill provides corporate clients with real-time insight into their law … 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

Austin’s Weisbart Springer Hayes Promotes Attorney to Partner

The Austin-based litigation firm Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP has promoted Sara Janes to firm partner. Janes graduated with honors from The University of Texas School of Law in 2006, where she was a Notes Editor for the Texas Law Review. … Continue reading

Baker Botts Announces New Austin Based IP Partner

Baker Botts L.L.P. has announced that David B. Weaver, formerly of Vinson & Elkins will be joining the firm’s Austin office as a Partner. Weaver is a nationally recognized trial lawyer with a depth of experience in all aspects of trial … Continue reading

Austin-based Mitratech Acquires Another Legal Tech Company

Mitratech, a provider of Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) solutions, has announced that it has acquired the CaseTrack product line from Economic Analysis Group, Ltd. (EAG), its 2nd acquisition of an ELM solution provider in the past 2 months. With the … Continue reading

National Firm Strengthens Austin Office with Hire of IP Attorney

Greenberg Traurig, LLP has announced the hiring of Joshua H. Walker as a shareholder in the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Practice. Walker was previously the leader of Simpson Thacher’s IP Transactions Group in Palo Alto, and will practice in Greenberg … Continue reading