Movers and Shakers October 2021

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Suzanne Murray is now a partner in King & Spalding in Austin.

Neil Solomon is now a partner in Zinda Law Group in Austin. Elecia Byrd is now a supervising attorney and Jason Aldridge is now a senior trial lawyer in the firm.

Adam Richie, of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr in Austin, is now a co-chair of the firm’s construction practice.

Bryan Moore is now a partner in Balch & Bingham in Austin.

Trey Nesloney is now of counsel to Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Muñoz in Austin.

Steve Smith was appointed a justice of the 10th Court of Appeals in Waco.

Steven Ogle is now deputy director and general counsel to the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission in Austin.


Tom Ganucheau, of Beck Redden in Houston, was elected president of the National Foundation for Judicial Excellence.

Jose Vela Jr., previously with the U.S. Department of Justice, is now senior counsel to Clark Hill in Houston and Chicago, Illinois.

Jasper Mason is now a shareholder in Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz in Houston.

James V. Nguyen and Brian H. Tew are now attorneys with Sorrels Law in Houston.

Philip C. Reeves is now an associate of Crain Caton & James in Houston.

Bob Hancock, a shareholder in Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr in Houston, is now a co-chair of the firm’s construction practice.

Eva Guzman, previously with the Supreme Court of Texas, is now a shareholder in Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry in Houston and San Antonio.

Travis Huehlefeld, of Wilson Cribbs + Goren in Houston, is now certified in commercial real estate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


Samuel E. Fubara, Benjamin Rowe, and Nicolas Lee are now associates of Weil, Gotshal & Manges in Dallas.

Randy Peak is now a partner in Haynes and Boone in Dallas.

Steptoe & Johnson has opened new offices in Plano, 6860 N. Dallas Pkwy., Ste. 200, 75024; and Dallas, 500 N. Akard St., Ste. 2225, 75201.

Harry D. Jones is now a shareholder in Polsinelli in Dallas.

Marisa O’Sullivan is now a partner in Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal in Dallas.

Andrea Elizabeth Cook is now an associate of Scheef & Stone in Dallas.

Kathryn J. Murphy, of Goranson Bain Ausley in Dallas, received the Sam Emison Award from the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists.

Gracen Daniel is now an associate of Griffith Barbee in Dallas.

Lacy Britten, of the Hurst and Euless municipal courts, received the Outstanding Judge of the Year Award from the Texas Municipal Courts Association.


Allen DeBard, of Langley & Banack in San Antonio, is now certified in business bankruptcy law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Steptoe & Johnson has opened a new office in San Antonio, 200 E. Grayson St., Ste. 210, 78215.


Elizabeth Marie Lewis, Sarah Sibley Klein, and Steve Anderson are now partners in the newly formed Sibley Anderson Lewis in Alpine, 117 N. Sixth St., 79830.


Antonio Garza, of White & Case in Mexico City, Mexico, was named to the Greenbrier Companies Board of Directors.

Carstens & Cahoon, a Dallas-based law firm, has opened an office in Golden, Colorado, 1707 Cole Blvd., Ste. 210, 80401.TBJ


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