Movers and Shakers

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Scott Vargas Kidd is now a partner in the Kidd Law Firm in Austin.

Michael Malfettone is now a partner in Locke Lord in Austin.

Caroline A. McClimon is now an associate of Bollier Ciccone in Austin.

Russell Booth is now a partner in Hughes Vanderburg Williams Booth in Austin.

Kayvon Rashidi is now an associate of Powers and Kerr in Austin.

Greg Kinskey is now lead attorney with FeganScott in Austin.

Frank A. King, Kayleigh K. Smith, and Kerry Bloodsaw are now attorneys with Bertolino in Austin.

Mike Powell, previously with the Office of the Texas Secretary of State, is now manager of governmental relations with CT Corporation in Austin.


James W. Huggler, of the Law Office of James W. Huggler in Tyler, is now president of the National Conference of Bar Foundations.

Ben King, of Ross & Shoalmire in Texarkana, was reappointed to the TexAmericas Center Board of Directors and elected vice chair.


Anne Chandler, previously with the Tahirih Justice Center, is now executive director of the Houston Volunteer Lawyers.

Reid Wilson, of Wilson Cribbs + Goren in Houston, was elected chair of the State Bar of Texas Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section.

Mark D. Temple and Peter J. Stuhldreher are now partners in BakerHostetler in Houston.

Will Daugherty, previously with BakerHostetler, is now a partner in Norton Rose Fulbright in Houston.

Peter Lowy, of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry in Houston, was elected to the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Board of Directors. Jarrod Martin is now a shareholder in the firm

Henry “Bud” Ehrlich is now a partner in Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton in Houston.

Matthew W. Bourda is now an associate of Gray Reed & McGraw in Houston.

Chauntelle Wood, of Liskow & Lewis in Houston, was selected to the Institute for Energy Law’s 2020-2021 Leadership Class. Robert Mashburn is now a shareholder in and Brett Holubeck is now an associate of the firm.

Heather S. von Sternberg is now an associate of Chaffe McCall in Houston.

Samuel Thomas is now of counsel to Spencer Fane in Houston.

Jacquelyn D. McAnelly is now a managing shareholder in Cersonsky, McAnelly & Garcia in Houston.

Deirdre Carey Brown is now a partner in Forshey Prostok in Houston.


Jeff Cash, previously with Spencer Fane, is now a partner in Bell Nunnally & Martin in Dallas.

Quitman “Q” Stephens is now a director in Crowe & Dunlevy in Dallas.

George H. Barber is now a senior attorney with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Dallas.

Samantha Anderson is now an associate of the Law Office of Jodi McShan in Dallas.

Eric Johnson, mayor of Dallas, was added to the Pepperdine University Board of Regents.

Cory Johnson is now of counsel to Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann in Dallas.

Neil J. Orleans, of Ross and Smith in Dallas, was appointed chair of the NorthPark Presbyterian Church Investment Committee. Orleans was also reelected treasurer, vice president of finance, and member of the executive committee of the Richardson Symphony Orchestra.

Ross Robinson, David Lovell, David L. Odom, and Robert McCormick are now partners in Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton in Dallas. Stan Moore is now of counsel to the firm.

Paul Genender, of Weil, Gotshal & Manges in Dallas, received the James E. Coleman Jr. Her Champion Award from the Dallas Women Lawyers Association.

Carol A. Wilson is now of counsel to Siebman, Forrest, Burg & Smith in Dallas.

Walter Dunn is now a member in Frost Brown Todd in Dallas.

Kila Bobier is now an associate of the Gibson Law Group in Dallas.

Taylor H. Wilson was selected to become managing partner in Haynes and Boone in Dallas effective January 1, 2021.

John M. Farrell is now a partner in Arcadi Jackson in Dallas.


Brian C. Steward, previously with Ketterman Rowland & Westlund, has formed the Law Firm of Brian C. Steward, 445 Recoleta Rd., San Antonio 78216.

Kristal C. Thomson, of Langley & Banack in San Antonio, was named chair of the State Bar of Texas Family Law Section. Stephen Walraven, also with the firm, was named a fellow in the American College of Coverage Counsel.

Elizabeth Assunto Germany is now an associate of the Cubeta Law Group in San Antonio.


Paul R. DeMuro is now chief legal officer of health and wellness at Royal Palm Companies in Miami, Florida. TBJ

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