Movers and Shakers April 2022
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Nicholas Martin is now of counsel to Dickinson Wright in Austin.
Bobby Voigt is now a partner in Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton in Austin.
Susannah Stinson, previously with Stinson Moyle, and Rekha Roarty are now partners in Bollier Ciccone in Austin.
Amanda Borichevsky is now chief legal officer of and general counsel to Tricentis in Austin.
Jennifer Riso is now a partner in Spencer Fane in Austin.
Cameron Duncan is now vice president of advocacy and public policy of the Texas Hospital Association in Austin.
Andréa E. Villarreal, previously with Oaks, Hartline & Daly, is now of counsel to Barnes Lipscomb Stewart & Ott in Austin.
Nathan L. Hecht, chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court in Austin, received the Samuel Pessarra Outstanding Jurist Award from the Texas Bar Foundation.
Marisa Cruz Hurd is now an attorney with Alexander Dubose Jefferson in Houston.
Frank Amini is now a partner in Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton in Houston.
Catherine Rifai is now an associate of Munck Wilson Mandala in Houston.
Stuart Clements, of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry in Houston, is now certified in tax law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. David N. Calvillo and Kellen R. Scott are now equity shareholders in Houston. Kathryn “Kelly” Boss Shields is now a shareholder in the firm.
Denman Heard and Derek Merman formed Heard Merman in Bellaire, 4900 Fournace Pl., Ste. 240, 77401.
Lisa Thomas is now a partner in the newly named Cadwell Clonts Reeder & Thomas in Houston.
Spencer Speed is now an associate of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner in Houston.
Janice M. Suchyta is now a shareholder in Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz in Houston.
Maria Fuentes is now a real estate associate of Gray Reed & McGraw in Houston. Rachel Hopson is now a trusts and estates staff attorney with the firm.
Michael “Mike” R. Rahmn is now a partner in Foley & Lardner in Houston.
Gabriella E. Alonso, of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Houston, was selected as a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder.
Samuel L. Johnson is now a director in Coats Rose in Houston. Mallory Craig and Nicholas Senkel are now of counsel to the firm.
Bradley M. Pugh is now a partner in Dorsey & Whitney in Dallas.
Bryan Ballew, of the Beal Law Firm in Southlake, is now certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
David Findley, of Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson in Frisco, is now certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Ryan Branch and Kaleigh Downing are now associates of the firm in Dallas.
Shelby J. White, previously with the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office, is of counsel to Durham, Pittard & Spalding in Dallas.
Brett Johnson is now head of the Winston & Strawn litigation practice in Dallas.
Ashley Parrish, James Phillips, and Lee Kirner, all previously with Cantey Hanger, are now partners in McGinnis Lochridge in Dallas.
Nicholas G. Peters and J. Michael Thomas are now partners in Foley & Lardner in Dallas.
Michael Orth, previously with Hilliard Martinez Gonzales, is now an associate attorney with Miller Weisbrod in Dallas.
Sean Royall, previously with Kirkland & Ellis, is now a partner in Sidley Austin in Dallas.
Nick Monaghan is now a managing member in Dykema Gossett in San Antonio.
Hannah M. Watkins is now a shareholder in Plunkett, Griesenbeck & Mimari in San Antonio.
Leo Unzeitig, of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry in San Antonio, is now certified in tax law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Kevin Colman O’Malley is now a program coordinator and full-time faculty member at Texas Southmost College in Brownsville.
Kenton E. McDonald and Alissa A. Adkins are now partners in McDonald & Adkins, 321 Texan Trail, Ste. 225, Corpus Christi 78411.
OUT OF STATE
Brian Lowenberg, previously with Rawle & Henderson, is now the accounts manager of Resolute Management-Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.TBJ