Movers and Shakers

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CENTRAL

J.R. Morgan is now a partner in Andrews Kurth Kenyon, 450 Lexington Ave., New York, New York 10017 and 111 Congress Ave., Ste. 1700, Austin 78701.

Robert Doggett is now the executive director of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, 4920 N. I-35, Austin 78751.

Rachael Padgett is now counsel to Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, 500 W. Fifth St., Ste. 1150, Austin 78701.

Christopher R. Cowan is now a partner in Beck Redden, 515 Congress Ave., Ste. 1900, Austin 78701.

Marisa Secco is now a partner in Vinson & Elkins, 2801 Via Fortuna, Ste. 100, Austin 78746.

Lauren Fincher is now a partner in Locke Lord, 600 Congress Ave., Ste. 2200, Austin 78701. C. Brian Cassidy, also with the firm, is now chair-elect of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Cabrach Connor and Jennifer Tatum Lee have opened Connor Lee, 609 Castle Ridge Rd., Ste. 450, Austin 78746.

Franklin Hopkins and W. Paul Miller are now principals in Germer Beaman & Brown, 301 Congress Ave., Ste. 1700, Austin 78701. Laura O’Toole is now senior trial counsel to the firm.

Sherri Eastley and Steven Espenshade are now members in Pirkey Barber, 600 Congress Ave., Ste. 2120, Austin 78701.



GULF

David F. Taylor is now chair of Locke Lord, JPMorgan Chase Tower, 600 Travis St., Ste. 2800, Houston 77002. Alicia Castro, Nicholas Dickerson, Laura L. Ferguson, and Ryan Morgan are now partners in the firm.

Liskow & Lewis, a firm that includes a Houston office, received the inaugural Legal Diversity and Inclusion Award from BP.

Will Adams, of the Adams Law Firm in Katy, is now the 2018 president-elect of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

Kelly A. Ultis, Ashley B. Muehlberger, Barbara Jane League, Philip Haines, Joseph W. Buoni, and Brooks W. Antweil are now partners in Andrews Kurth Kenyon, 600 Travis St., Ste. 4200, Houston 77002.

L. Gene Spears, previously with Baker Botts, is now counsel to Phelps Dunbar, One Allen Center, 500 Dallas St., Ste. 1300, Houston 77002.

Chad Flores is now a partner in Beck Redden, 1221 McKinney St., Ste. 4500, Houston 77010.

Briana Loughlin and Suzanne Schlicher are now associates of Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard, 801 Travis St., Ste. 1800, Houston 77002.

Roland Hamilton is now a director of Kane Russell Coleman Logan, Galleria Tower II, 5051 Westheimer Rd., 10th Fl., Houston 77056.

Lina Dimachkieh, Shamus Crosby, James Garrett, and Guy Gribov are now partners in Vinson & Elkins, 1001 Fannin St., Ste. 2500, Houston 77002.

William W. Ogden, Linda Broocks, James M. Hall Jr., and Judith A. Meyer, all previously with Ogden Broocks & Hall, are now partners in the new Houston office of Kean Miller, 711 Louisiana St., Ste. 1900, 77002. Gary E. Alfred is now special counsel to the firm.

Casey Jon Lambright and Shawn Robert McKee founded and are now partners in Lambright McKee, 2603 Augusta Dr., Ste. 1100, Houston 77057.

Jeff Mayes, previously with Alaniz Schraeder Linker Farris Mayes, is now a shareholder in Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, One Allen Center, 500 Dallas St., Ste. 3000, Houston 77002.

Daniel D. Horowitz III, of the Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, is now president of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association. Tobias A. Cole, of the Cole Law Firm, is now president-elect and Erin C. Murphy, of Lee Murphy Law Firm, is secretary/treasurer.

H. Albert Liou is now a partner in Jones Day, 717 Texas St., Ste. 3300, Houston 77002.

Mark D. Lambert is now senior trial counsel to Germer, 550 Fannin St., Ste. 400, Beaumont 77701.

Evan A. Moeller is now a partner in Adams and Reese, 1221 McKinney St., Ste. 4400, Houston 77010.

William D. Davis II is now a partner in Norton Rose Fulbright, 1301 McKinney St., Ste. 5100, Houston 77010.

Stephen Crain, of Bracewell in Houston, was elected to the firm’s management committee.

Jason A. Walls is now an associate of the newly relocated Amatong McCoy, 801 Congress Ave., Ste. 215, Houston 77002.

Matthew S. Gibson is now a partner in Reed Smith, 811 Main St., Ste. 1700, Houston 77002.



NORTH

W. Ben Jones, previously with Jackson Walker, is now an associate of Griffith Bates Champion & Harper, 5910 N. Central Expy., Ste. 1050, Dallas 75206.

Asim Akhtar and Haben Tewelde are now associates of the Tailim Song Law Firm, 8111 LBJ Fwy., Ste. 480, Dallas 75251.

Chauncey M. Lane is now a partner in Husch Blackwell, 2001 Ross Ave., Ste. 2000, Dallas 75201.

Michael J. Uhl, previously with Fitzpatrick Hagood Smith & Uhl, is now owner of the Law Offices of Michael J. Uhl and Fitzpatrick Jacks Smith & Uhl, Ross Tower, 500 N. Akard St., Ste. 2150, Dallas 75201.

Jonathan S. Blum, Andrew M. Johnson, and Daniel D. McGuire are now shareholders in Polsinelli, 2950 N. Harwood St., Ste. 2100, Dallas 75201. Diana M. Taylor is now an attorney with and Michael M. Besser and Kevin C. McDonell are now associates of the firm.

Robert McEwan is now a shareholder in KoonsFuller, 181 Grand Ave., Ste. 225, Southlake 76092.

Margaret H. Allen and Jessica A. Sheridan are now partners in Sidley Austin, 2021 McKinney Ave., Ste. 2000, Dallas 75201.

Kathleen T. Muñoz is now a partner in Andrews Kurth Kenyon, Comerica Bank Tower, 1717 Main St., Ste. 3700, Dallas 75201.

Glenwood Hill is now assistant general counsel to Preston Hollow Capital, 1717 Main St., Ste. 3900, Dallas 75201.

Lindsay P. Daniel is now a trust officer and vice president of the Private Bank at Bank of Texas, 801 Cherry St., Ste. 3325, Fort Worth 76102.

Michelle Larson is now a partner in Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, 901 Main St., Ste. 5500, Dallas 75202.

Brent Martin, previously with Martin & Ferraro, is now senior counsel to Lightfoot & Alford, 100 E. Louisiana St., Ste. 3, McKinney 75069. Mike Schofield, previously with Conley Rose, is now a senior associate of the firm.

Ed McQueen, previously with McGuire, Craddock & Strother, and Allison L. Elko and Andrew Dowdy are now partners in Bell Nunnally & Martin, 3232 McKinney Ave., Ste. 1400, Dallas 75204.

Bradford T. Smith is now a director of Kane Russell Coleman Logan, Thanksgiving Tower, 1601 Elm St., Ste. 3700, Dallas 75201.

Jeff Domen, of GoransonBain in Plano, is now president of the Collin County Bar Association.

Kristy Orr, previously with the University of Texas System, is now the board professional of Baylor University, One Bear Place, Ste. 97096, Waco 76798.

Peter Marshall is now a partner in Vinson & Elkins, Trammell Crow Center, 2001 Ross Ave., Ste. 3700, Dallas 75201.

Robert “Bob” Klinger, Felicia Traub, and Jingjing Ye are now partners in Culhane Meadows, 100 Crescent Ct., Ste. 700, Dallas 75201.

Ajay K. Mago is now a partner in the newly formed Edwards Maxson Mago & Macaulay’s Dallas office, 2101 Cedar Springs Rd., Ste. 1050, 75201.

Matthew Hansen is now a partner in Locke Lord, 2200 Ross Ave., Ste. 2800, Dallas 75201.

Adam C. Gallegos is now a partner in the Willis Law Group, 10440 N. Central Expy., Ste. 520, Dallas 75231.

Keirsten B. Hamilton, Jason G. Breisch, Bryan J. May, and Jonathan W. Lehrmann are now attorneys with Harris, Finley & Bogle, 777 Main St., Ste. 1800, Fort Worth 76102.

Lauren M. Kulpa is now counsel to Perkins Coie, 500 N. Akard St., Ste. 3300, Dallas 75201.

Kimberly S. Moore is now partner in charge of Strasburger & Price, 2600 Dallas Pkwy., Ste. 600, Frisco 75034.

Samir Kaushik and Andrew R. Van Noord are now partners in Jones Day, 2727 N. Harwood St., Ste. 500, Dallas 75201.

Lauren N. Beverly and Braden M. Wayne are now shareholders in Settle-Pou, 3333 Lee Pkwy., 8th Fl., Dallas 75219.

Kevin K. Hays and J. Stephen Muncey have opened Hays & Muncey, 8150 N. Central Expy., Ste. 1675, Dallas 75206.

Matthew K. Good is now a partner in Conner & Winters, 1700 Pacific Ave., Ste. 2250, Dallas 75201.

Michael K. Hurst, of Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst in Dallas, was elected president of the Dallas Bar Association.

Kamal Jafarnia, previously with W.P. Carey, is now managing director of legal and business development with Provasi Capital Partners, 14675 Dallas Pkwy., Dallas 75254.



SOUTH

Glenn W. Cunningham, of the Law Offices of Glenn W. Cunningham in San Antonio, was elected president of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

N. Taylor Williams is now a partner in Gonzalez Chiscano Angulo & Kasson, 9601 McAllister Fwy., Ste. 401, San Antonio 78216.

Gregory J. Peterson is now a partner in Goldman & Peterson, 10100 Reunion Pl., Ste. 800, San Antonio 78216.

James C. Woo, of Davidson Troilo Ream & Garza in San Antonio, is now an at-large director of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors for a partial term.



OUT OF STATE

Karen L. Kretschman, previously a 20-year attorney in Austin, was appointed to the Arizona Supreme Court’s Committee on Superior Court by Chief Justice Scott Bales. TBJ

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