Movers and Shakers
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Brian T. Mangum is now a member in Dickinson Wright, Colorado Tower, 303 Colorado St., Ste. 2050, Austin 78701.
Manasi “Mansi” Rodgers is now a partner in Reeves & Brightwell, 221 W. Sixth St., Ste. 1000, Austin 78701.
Matthew Staples is now a partner in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 900 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Las Cimas IV, 5th Fl., Austin 78746.
Julian Grant is now a senior legal editor of Thomson Reuters, working remotely from Georgetown.
Alaina King Benford is now a partner in Jordan, Lynch & Cancienne, 1980 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 2300, Houston 77056.
Lionel M. Schooler, of Jackson Walker in Houston, is now chair of the Texas Chapter of the North American Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Sabrina N. Jiwani, of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Houston, was appointed to the Texas Minority Counsel Program Steering Committee. Katie Harrington, also with the firm, was appointed to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner’s LGBTQ Advisory Board. Ian P. Faria and Jon Paul Hoelscher, also with the firm, were certified in construction law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Jessica L. Averitt and Rodney W. Read are now partners in Baker McKenzie, 700 Louisiana St., Ste. 3000, Houston 77002.
Kris Randall Hufstetler is now an associate of KoonsFuller, 109 N. Post Oak Ln., Ste. 425, Houston 77024.
Joseph Indelicato Jr., a solo practitioner in Houston, received the David A. Gibson Award for Professionalism and Excellence in the Practice of Family Law from Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists.
Courtney E. Palm is now a partner in Hoover Slovacek, Galleria Tower II, 5051 Westheimer Rd., Ste. 1200, Houston 77056.
Kirsten S. Polyansky, previously with Haynes and Boone, is now a partner in Reed Smith, 811 Main St., Ste. 1700, Houston 77002.
David Ellender and Sean Madera are now associates of Kane Russell Coleman Logan, Galleria Tower II, 5051 Westheimer Rd., 10th Fl., Houston 77056.
Lena B. Laurenzo is now an associate of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz, 800 Commerce St., Houston 77002.
Jane N. Bland, previously with the 1st Court of Appeals, is now a partner in Vinson & Elkins, 1001 Fannin St., Ste. 2500, Houston 77002.
Harvey G. Brown, previously with the 1st Court of Appeals, is now an attorney with the Lanier Law Firm, 6810 FM 1960 West, Houston 77069.
Jamie Joiner is now special counsel to and Lindsey Roskopf is now an associate of McGinnis Lochridge, 711 Louisiana St., Ste. 1600, Houston 77002.
Charles B. McFarland, of McFarland in Houston, was selected as the Texas representative of the Owners’ Counsel of America.
Anna M. Virene and Brian D. Cororve are now partners in Gray Reed & McGraw, 1300 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 2000, Houston 77056. Emily M. Radke, Shanna B. Bayer, and Kelly H. Leonard are now associates of the firm.
Jeffrey A. Shadwick, previously with the 55th District Court, is now a shareholder in Hirsch and Westheimer, 1415 Louisiana St., 36th Fl., Houston 77002. Yusuf S. Ansari is now an associate of the firm.
Elizabeth “Betsy” Kamin, of Clark Hill Strasburger in Houston, was named a Premier Woman in Law by the Houston Association of Women Attorneys.
Lisa R. Colgin and Loyd Wright are now attorneys with Campbell Riggs, 1980 Post Oak Blvd., 24th Fl., Houston 77056.
John Millard is now an associate judge of the 328th District Court in Fort Bend County, 301 Jackson St., Richmond 77469.
Chip Brooker, previously with the Law Offices of Frank L. Branson, has opened Brooker Law, 750 N. Saint Paul St., Ste. 600, Dallas 75201.
Daniel Atkinson is now an associate of McGinnis Lochridge, Chase Tower, 2200 Ross Ave., Ste. 4900E, Dallas 75201.
Kelly, Durham & Pittard was renamed Durham, Pittard & Spalding. Rick Thompson, previously with Hankinson, is now a partner in the firm’s Dallas office, 2223 W. Jefferson Blvd., 75208.
LeElle Slifer is now a partner in Burns Charest, 900 Jackson St., Ste. 500, Dallas 75202.
Mohammad M. Alturk, Jason A. Graham, and J. Brook Mestre are now partners in Baker McKenzie, 1900 N. Pearl St., Ste. 1500, Dallas 75201.
Craig Warner is now a partner in Bell Nunnally & Martin, 2323 Ross Ave., Ste. 1900, Dallas 75201.
Sinead Clifford Soesbe is now senior vice president of and general counsel to the Rosewood Corporation, 1601 Bryan St., 43rd Fl., Dallas 75201.
Shamoil T. Shipchandler, previously with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, is now a partner in Jones Day, 2727 N. Harwood St., Ste. 500, Dallas 75201.
Robert E. Thackston is now a partner in Lathrop Gage’s newly opened Dallas office, 4514 Cole Ave., Ste. 815, 75205. Lanita Morgan, Samuel Garcia, and Ryan C. Hale are now associates of the firm.
Drew Williamson is now an associate of KoonsFuller, 550 Reserve St., Ste. 450, Southlake 76092.
Jessica Anderson is now an associate of Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson, 5950 Sherry Ln., Ste. 800, Dallas 75225. Taylor Mohr, of the firm’s Frisco office, was certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Alexandra Guio, of the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, received the Wm. Reece Smith Jr. National Outstanding Young Lawyer Award from the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.
Jana L. Simons, of Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman in Dallas, was appointed co-chair of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Finance Committee. Michael A. Villa Jr., also with the firm’s Dallas office, was appointed co-director of the advance tax law program for the State Bar of Texas Tax Section.
Terah Moxley is now a partner in Estes Thorne & Carr, 3811 Turtle Creek Blvd., Ste. 2000, Dallas 75219.
Audrey Mross, of Munck Wilson Mandala in Dallas, was named an Alumni Fellow for the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University.
David V. Overcash is now a partner in Wolfe, Tidwell & McCoy, 2591 Dallas Pkwy., Ste. 300, Frisco 75034.
Hayley B. Collins, Kathryn F. Samler, and Ryan R. Bauerle, all with GoransonBain Ausley in Plano, are now certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Mary Madden Melle is now a partner in Calhoun, Bhella & Sechrest, 325 N. Saint Paul St., Ste. 2300, Dallas 75201.
Caroline H. Boone is now an associate of K&L Gates, 1717 Main St., Ste. 2800, Dallas 75201.
Megan R. Knell is now senior counsel to Harris, Finley & Bogle, 777 Main St., Ste. 1800, Fort Worth 76102. Richard R. Hyde Jr. is now an attorney with and S. Brook Bell, J. Brison Bursey, Caroline K. Featherstone, and Hayley S. Murray are now associates of the firm.
The Hance Law Group has relocated to 12400 Coit Rd., Ste. 1270, Dallas 75251.
Jordan Sibley is now a senior attorney with Kane Russell Coleman Logan, 1601 Elm St., Ste. 3700, Dallas 75201.
Heather A. Kanny is now a shareholder in Hiersche, Hayward, Drakeley & Urbach, 15303 Dallas Pkwy., Ste. 700, Addison 75001.
Robert W. “Bill” Mason and Clinton R. Stuart are now of counsel to Harness, Dickey & Pierce, 2801 Network Blvd., Ste. 600, Frisco 75034.
Michael J. Ritter, of the 4th Court of Appeals in San Antonio, was certified in civil appellate law and criminal appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Karissa Hostrup Gonzalez and Aaron M. Barton are now shareholders in Branscomb, 8023 Vantage Dr., Ste. 560, San Antonio 78230. Vickie Y. Wang is now an associate of the firm’s Corpus Christi office, 802 N. Carancahua St., Ste. 1900, 78401.
Maria Linda Gonzalez and Brian G. Janis have relocated their respective practices to 3455 Heritage Cir., Brownsville 78520.
Joe D. Gonzales was elected Bexar County criminal district attorney, 101 W. Nueva St., 7th Fl., San Antonio 78205.
Kenton E. McDonald, previously with Branscomb and the IRS, opened a practice in his name, 321 Texas Tr., Ste. 250, Corpus Christi 78411.
Rebecca L. Jaroszewski, previously with Carroll & Hinojosa, is now an associate of the Voeller Law Firm, 19311 FM 2252, Ste. 103, San Antonio 78266.
OUT OF STATE
MaryJo Lovie Roberts is now a shareholder in the Kullman Firm, 1100 Poydras St., Ste. 1600, New Orleans, Louisiana 70163.
Micah Adkins has relocated the Adkins Firm’s primary practice to 1025 Westhaven Blvd., Ste. 220, Franklin, Tennessee 37064.
Kevin O’Neal is now general counsel to the Asia South Business Unit of Chevron Asia South, Tower III, SCB Park Plaza, 19 Ratchadapisek Rd., Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand.TBJ