Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend Makes New Hire

Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. has announced the hiring of a new associate, Christie Dickenson. Dickenson is a member of Lloyd Gosselink’s Water, Districts and Business Services Practice Groups. Her practice focuses on general counsel services to corporations, municipalities, and … Continue reading

V&E Adds Former Top Texas Energy Regulator Barry Smitherman as Partner

Barry Smitherman, former chairman of the Railroad Commission of Texas and the Public Utility Commission of Texas, will join Vinson & Elkins effective April 1 as a partner in its Energy Regulatory practice. Smitherman, who will practice in the firm’s … Continue reading

Firm Expands Energy and Environmental Practice with Hiring of Partner

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP has announced that Lino Mendiola III has joined the firm’s Energy, Environmental and Commodities Practice Group as a partner in the Austin office. Prior to joining Sutherland, Mendiola was co-managing partner of the Austin office of … Continue reading

Attorney Joins Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend as Associate

Hannah M. Wilchar has been named an associate at Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. joining the firm’s Energy and Utility Practice Group. Wilchar’s practice focuses on administrative law in the area of public utility regulation, and involves the representation of clients before the … 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

Thompson & Knight Expands Government/Regulatory Practice, Adding Attorney to Austin Office

The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has announce the addition of Joseph P. Younger as Counsel in the Government/Regulatory Practice Group of the Firm’s Austin office. “Joseph’s experience as a lawyer at the Texas Public Utility Commission will … Continue reading

Greenberg Traurig Hires Energy Attorney for Austin Office

The Austin office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added Dane McKaughan as a shareholder in its Global Energy and Infrastructure practice. McKaughan has broad experience in representing clients in contested rate proceedings before the Railroad Commission of … Continue reading

Norton Rose Fulbright Adds Senior Texas Regulatory Lawyer to Austin Office

Norton Rose Fulbright has announced the hiring of Margaret Uhlig Pemberton as senior counsel for its Austin office. Prior to joining the firm, Pemberton served as Director of Legal Services at the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT). Prior to … 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