Movers and Shakers
Denise Rose and Carlos Treviño are now partners in Jackson Walker in Austin.
Jacqueline Rashawn Habersham is now executive director of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
Gina Shishima, of Norton Rose Fulbright in Austin, was appointed the firm’s U.S. chief operations partner. Alicia Morris Groos is now U.S. head of IP brands.
Melanie Cogburn is now of counsel to Coats Rose in Austin. Lisa L. Pittman is now co-chair of the firm’s cannabis business law practice in Austin.
Rick Ressler is now office managing partner in Michael Best in Austin. Shari Wynne Ressler is now a partner in and Stephen Aguilar is now senior counsel to the firm.
Gary C. Johnson and Ed Rogan are now partners in Reed Smith in Austin.
Cheryl Burtzel is now a partner in Spencer Fane’s newly opened Austin office, 9442 N. Capital of Texas Highway, Plaza I, Ste. 500, 78759.
Robert Linkin is now a partner in Munck Wilson Mandala in Austin.
Anh Phuoc Nguyen is now an associate of Streusand, Landon, Ozburn & Lemmon in Austin.
Ruthie White, DeAndrea C. Washington, E. Dale Burrus, Lauren M. Nelson, and Jason Lee Davis are now partners in Spencer Fane in Houston. Colin Goodman, Adam Jourdane, and Kristen Petry are now associates of the firm.
Priya Coffey is now managing partner in Jackson Walker’s Houston office. Briggs Knight, Trey McDonald, and Kristhy Peguero are now partners in the firm. Joe Fenley Flack and David Parker are now lateral additions.
Robert H. Ford, of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Houston, received the Standing Ovation Award from TexasBarCLE.
Sam J. Louis and Justo A. Mendez are now partners in Holland & Knight in Houston.
Jeff C. Wigginton Jr. and Justice David M. Medina are now equity shareholders in Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry in Houston. Julia G. Edelman, Kellen R. Scott, and David N. Calvillo are now income shareholders in the firm.
Jim Repass, of Norton Rose Fulbright in Houston, was named the firm’s U.S. head of intellectual property.
Susan L. Bickley, of Blank Rome in Houston, was named chair of the Houston Bar Foundation.
James A. Collura, of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Houston, was appointed chair of the Oilfield Services Committee of the Institute for Energy Law of the Center for American and International Law.
Edmundo de la Fuente is now a partner in K&L Gates in Houston.
Lyle Ganske is now partner-in-charge of Jones Day’s Houston office. Stephen Olson, also based in Houston, was appointed to lead the transactional practices in the firm’s Texas region.
Derek J. Anchondo is now a partner in Balch & Bingham in Houston.
Christopher M. Hogan and Samantha Thompson have opened Hogan Thompson, 801 Travis St., Ste. 1330, Houston 77002.
Cary Farris and John Linker are now partners in Akerman in Houston.
Brooks Tueting is now a partner in Patterson + Sheridan in Houston.
Michael T. Murphy is now a partner in Winston & Strawn in Houston.
Harry M. Reasoner, of Vinson & Elkins, received the James B. Sales Pro Bono Leadership Award from the Houston Bar Foundation.
Brandon L. Collins and Taheera Randolph are now associates of Coats Rose in Houston.
Fields Alexander, of Beck Redden in Houston, was inducted as a fellow into the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Retired Senior District Judge Judy Warne, of Coldspring, received a Fierce Friend Award from the Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council.
Michael Feibus is now an associate of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry in Houston.
Ryan R. Cox and Eric S. Williams are now partners in Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in Dallas.
James Drakeley, James Scott Patterson, and Scott Seifert are now partners in Spencer Fane in Plano. William Hayward, Laurie Patton, Thomas Slover, Chris Summers, and Robert Van Amburgh are now of counsel to the firm. Macy Matthews is now an associate of the firm.
Michael Taten is now managing partner in Jackson Walker’s Dallas office. Joseph Trevino Guajardo, Kelly Hodge, Natalie Kosydar, James McFall, and David Schlottman are now partners in the firm. Dana Murphy is senior counsel to the firm.
Evan Janc is now an associate of Coats Rose in Dallas.
Justin Whiddon is now a partner in Balekian Hayes in Dallas.
Nigel R. Stark, previously with K&L Gates, is now a partner in Reed Smith in Dallas.
Jillian A. Loh is now an associate of Polsinelli in Dallas.
Ryan M.T. Allen and R. Anderson Sessions are now attorneys in Coats Rose in Dallas.
Lisa Blue, of Baron and Blue in Dallas, was elected president of the National Trial Lawyers.
Gregory Deans and Katherine Stepp have formed Deans Stepp Law, 325 N. Saint Paul St., Ste. 1500, Dallas 75201.
Wendy A. McMillon is now a partner in Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer in Dallas.
Seth Sloan is now an associate of Crowe & Dunlevy in Dallas.
Marisa O’Sullivan is now a principal in Amy Stewart Law in Dallas.
Alexander N. Beard, of Saunders, Walsh & Beard in McKinney, was elected vice president of Hugs Café.
Michael S. Goodrich is now of counsel to Decker Jones in Fort Worth.
John L. Warren is now a partner in Albert, Neely & Kuhlmann in Fort Worth.
Denise M. Mudigere and Jeffrey M. Harvey are now partners in Holland & Knight in Dallas.
Marc D. Cabrera is now a shareholder in Polsinelli in Dallas. Stephen Angelette, also with the firm, is now certified in health law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Michael P. Lyons and Christopher J. Simmons have formed Lyons & Simmons, Rosewood Court, 2101 Cedar Springs Rd., Ste. 1900, Dallas 75201.
Nicole L. Williams is now managing partner in Thompson Coburn’s newly opened Dallas office, 1919 McKinney Ave., Ste. 100, Dallas 75201. Elizabeth G. Myers, Jennifer Ecklund, and Katharine Battaia Clark are now partners in the firm.
Shari Mao is now a partner in Jackson Walker in San Antonio. John Wittenberg is a lateral addition.
George J. Person, Ricardo E. Morales, Richard G. Morales, and Baldemar Garcia Jr. are partners in and Bernardo Sada-Paz is an associate of the newly established Person, Mohrer, Morales, Boddy, Garcia & Gutierrez in Laredo, 602 E. Calton Rd., Ste. 202, 78041. Clay Person, Katrina Borchers Mohrer, Elizabeth C. Boddy, and Albert M. Gutierrez are partners in and Kelly C. Feicht, Keeley E. Folan, and J. Ernesto Flores are associates of the firm’s San Antonio office, 7744 Broadway St., Ste. 100, 78209.
OUT OF STATE
Gregory Vint is now legal counsel to Veriff OÜ in Tallinn, Estonia.TBJ