Movers and Shakers
Christopher L. Drymalla and Brian H. Tompkins are now partners in Bracewell, 111 Congress Ave., Ste. 2300, Austin 78701.
Jase Burner, previously with Selman Munson & Lerner, is now an attorney with Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, 100 Congress Ave., Ste. 1800, Austin 78701. David Garcia is now a partner in the firm.
Michael Whellan and Travis R. Phillips, both previously with Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody, are now partners in Armbrust & Brown, 100 Congress Ave., Ste. 1300, Austin 78701.
Tracy Horton Bowden is now counsel to Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, 500 W. Fifth St., Ste. 1150, Austin 78701.
Tully Rinckey has opened an Austin office, 3724 Executive Center Dr., Ste. 205, 78731. Sean C. Timmons is now the managing partner in, Laura Grabouski and Brittan Buchanan are partners in, and Donna Peery is a senior associate of the firm.
Mark Rabe is now a shareholder in Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey, 111 Congress Ave., Ste. 1620, Austin 78701.
Rudy Metayer, of Chamberlain McHaney in Austin, was elected to the Pflugerville City Council, 100 E. Main St., Ste. 500, Pflugerville 78660.
David Lein, previously with Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody, is now a senior associate, general counsel, and managing attorney with the University of Texas System’s Office of the General Counsel, 210 W. Seventh St., Austin 78701. Kristopher Kwolek, previously with Husch Blackwell, is now assistant general counsel to and Nicholas Goodling, previously with the city of Austin, is now a senior attorney with the system.
Holly McIntush was promoted to partner in Thompson & Horton, 400 W. 15th St., Ste. 1430, Austin 78701.
Ronald R. Del Vento, an assistant attorney general, was recognized for his 40 years of state service by Attorney General Ken Paxton.
Charlotte Ann Fields is now a member in Gieger, Laborde & Laperouse, 5151 San Felipe, Ste. 750, Houston 77056. Jon A. Van Steenis, Shannon R. Ramirez, and Christine S. Blackwell are now of counsel to and Bradford T. Laperouse is now an associate of the firm.
Benjamin H. Patton, previously with Katten Muchin Rosenman, is now a partner in Reed Smith, 811 Main St., Ste. 1700, Houston 77002. Stacy L. Williams, previously with TransCanada Corporation/Columbia Pipeline Group, is now counsel to the firm. Rachel I. Thompson, previously with Porter Hedges, and Ryan M. Pate, previously with PwC, are now associates of the firm.
Jessica Zavadil Barger is now a partner in the newly renamed Wright Close & Barger, One Riverway, Ste. 2200, Houston 77056.
Matthew S.C. Moore is now a co-managing partner in Peckar & Abramson, 3050 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 500, Houston 77056. Angela A.L. Connor is now a senior associate of the firm.
Jonathon K. Hance, Austin T. Lee, Edmund W. Robb, and Brian P. Teaff are now partners in Bracewell, 711 Louisiana St., Ste. 2300, Houston 77002.
Gary J. Ilagan is now a partner in Fong & Associates, 6588 Corporate Dr., Ste. 300, Houston 77036.
Bruce M. Badger and Travis C. Badger are now partners in the newly renamed Badger Law, 3400 Ave. H, Rosenberg 77471.
Brian Cody Boyle, previously with Norton Rose Fulbright, is now a partner in Lightfoot, Franklin & White, 1885 Saint James Pl., Ste. 1150, Houston 77056.
Chance Decker is now a partner in Gray Reed & McGraw, 1300 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 2000, Houston 77056. Ellie Natenberg, also with firm, is now certified in family law and Brooke Sizer is now certified in oil, gas, and mineral law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Laura Edrington is now managing partner in Locke Lord, JPMorgan Chase Tower, 600 Travis St., Ste. 2800, Houston 77002. David M. Patton, also with the firm, received the Ernest E. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award from the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law.
Kimberly C. Clark, of Kane Russell Coleman Logan in Houston, was selected as a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.
Douglas Atnipp, previously with Greenberg Traurig, is now a partner in Winston & Strawn, 1111 Louisiana St., 25th Fl., Houston 77002.
Frank O. Carroll III is now a shareholder in Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey, 2800 Post Oak Blvd., Fl. 57, Houston 77056.
Stephanie Hamm, Hailey Janecka, and Brianna Zook are now associates of Thompson & Horton, 3200 SW Fwy., Ste. 2000, Houston 77027.
Mark Andrew Smith, a solo practitioner in Houston, was re-elected to the board of directors for the Austin chapter of the Licensing Executive Society Foundation.
Celia Waddell Tatum is now an associate of Holladay & Bray, 12012 Wickchester Ln., Ste. 200, Houston 77079.
Sameer V. Mohan is now a partner in Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, 1000 Louisiana St., Ste. 4000, Houston 77002.
Craig Stanfield, previously with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, is now a partner in King & Spalding, 1100 Louisiana St., Ste. 4000, Houston 77002.
Heather M. Palmer, previously with Bracewell, is now a partner in Sidley Austin, 1000 Louisiana St., Ste. 6000, Houston 77002.
Moira J. Chapman, previously with Strasburger & Price, and Crystal T. Dang are now associates of Dow Golub Remels & Gilbreath, 2700 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 1750, Houston 77056.
Jon Paul Hoelscher, of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Houston, was elected president of the South Texas College of Law Houston Alumni Association Board of Directors.
F. Daniel Knight and Jeff C. Wigginton Jr. are now shareholders in Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, 1200 Smith St., 14th Fl., Houston 77002.
Christopher S. Greer, previously with Kelly Hart & Hallman, is now a partner in Litchfield Cavo, 420 Throckmorton St., Ste. 200, Fort Worth 76102.
Terry G. Freeman is now a member in McGlinchey Stafford, Three Energy Square, 6688 N. Central Expy., Ste. 400, Dallas 75206.
Russell E. Jumper is now a partner in Gray Reed & McGraw, 1601 Elm St., Ste. 4600, Dallas 75201. Kevin Davidson, also with the firm, is now certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Lauren Jobin is now an associate of Guajardo & Marks, 12221 Merit Dr., Ste. 945, Dallas 75251.
Todd A. Schroeder is now a partner in Norton Rose Fulbright, 2200 Ross Ave., Ste. 3600, Dallas 75201.
Dustin Paschal, of Simon | Paschal in Dallas, was elected president of DallasHR.
Meagan Martin, previously with Hamilton Wingo, is now a partner in Heygood, Orr & Pearson, 6363 N. State Hwy. 161, Ste. 450, Irving 75038.
Chris Oldner and Holly Rampy Baird, both with Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson in Dallas and Frisco, are now certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Leiza Dolghih, of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith in Dallas, is now certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
David Giddens was promoted to partner in Thompson & Horton, 500 N. Akard St., Ste. 3150, Dallas 75201.
Neil G. Ferrari is now a partner in Munck Wilson Mandala, 600 Banner Place Tower, 12770 Coit Rd., Dallas 75251.
Drew Mosier, previously with Seed Effect, is now an associate of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, 200 Crescent Ct., Ste. 300, Dallas 75201.
Lawrence T. Bowman, of Kane Russell Coleman Logan in Dallas, was selected to the executive committee of the Dallas chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Brandon Gibbons, Dante Doyle, and John Easter are now associates of Padfield & Stout, 421 W. Third St., Ste. 910, Fort Worth 76102.
D. Christopher Heckman is now a managing director of Berkeley Research Group, 2525 McKinnon St., Ste. 400, Dallas 75201.
Will S. Becker, previously with Andrews Kurth Kenyon, is now a partner in Locke Lord, 2200 Ross Ave., Ste. 2800, Dallas 75201.
Michelle Snedden is now an equity partner in Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, 9201 N. Central Expy., 4th Fl., Dallas 75231. Stephen Shellenberger is now a non-equity partner in the firm.
Chris Trowbridge, of Bell Nunnally & Martin in Dallas, was named chairman of the Thanks-Giving Square Foundation.
Julie Pettit, of the Pettit Law Firm in Dallas, was chosen as a first runner-up for the William Reece Smith Jr. National Outstanding Young Lawyer Award by the American Bar Association.
David G. Voeller, of the Voeller Law Firm in San Antonio, is now certified in estate planning and probate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
R. Porter Corrigan II, of Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson in San Antonio, is now certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Jonathan Gluckman has opened a solo practice in his name, 202 E. Second St., Hallettsville 77964.
Charla D. Davies, of Langley & Banack in San Antonio, is now certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Catrina Prucell Longoria and Patrick J. Kelly, both previously with Langley & Banack, are now founding members and partners in Longoria & Kelly, 1858 E. Main St., Eagle Pass 78852.
Jamie Vasquez is now an equity shareholder in Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, 112 E. Pecan St., Ste. 1450, San Antonio 78205.
Jonae Chavez is now an associate of Mounce, Green, Myers, Safi, Paxson & Galatzan, 100 N. Stanton St., Ste. 1000, El Paso 79901.
OUT OF STATE
Christine J. Alden is now a partner in Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, 100 SE Second St., Ste. 3500, Miami, Florida 33131.
Ryan J. Tucker, previously with Davis, Cedillo & Mendoza, is now senior counsel to Alliance Defending Freedom, 15100 N. 90th St., Scottsdale, Arizona 85260.TBJ