Movers and Shakers • May 2024


JESSICA SOOS is now senior counsel to Enoch Kever in Austin.

J. CASEY ROY is now counsel to Ross, Smith & Binford in Austin.


J. LAURENS WILKES is now a partner in Winston & Strawn in Houston.

NATHAN SOMMERS JACOBS was renamed NATHAN SOMMERS GIBSON DILLON and relocated to 1400 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 300, Houston 77056.

FELICIA HARRIS HOSS, of Harris Hoss Mediations & Arbitrations in Houston, was appointed to the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association Board of Directors as a representative for the Association of Attorney-Mediators.

CAROLYN D. ROCH is now a partner in Kean Miller in Houston.

JENNIFER JOHNSON is now general counsel to Enstor Gas in Houston.

GUS DAVID OPPERMAN is now a partner in Chaffe McCall in Houston.

MARYANN ZAKI is now owner of Zaki Law in Houston.

ANDREW WOOTTON is now of counsel to Baker Donelson in Houston.

SARAH HARRIS, previously with Neel, Hooper & Banes, is now conflict counsel to Baker Botts in Houston.

NELSON MULLINS RILEY & SCARBOROUGH opened a new office at 1111 Bagby St., Heritage Plaza, Ste. 210, Houston 77002.


CHRYSTIE HILBURN is now an associate of Harris, Finley & Bogle in Weatherford.

CHEYENNE HALEY is now an associate of the firm in its Fort Worth office.

BRENT HOCKADAY is now a partner in K&L Gates in Dallas.

DOUGLAS LANG, of Thompson Coburn in Dallas, received the Texas Bar Foundation’s Outstanding 50-Year Lawyer Award and also received the William Roper Award from the St. Thomas More Society of Dallas.

TREVOR M. ROSE is now an associate of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker in Tyler.

DALE R. ROSE is now a civil litigation mediator at North Texas Litigation Solutions in McKinney.

ANDREW S. KERNS is now a partner in Katie Lewis Family Law in Dallas.

DR. HIEU T. DANG is now an attorney with Sorrels Law in Dallas.

STEVEN C. LAIRD, of the Law Offices of Laird & McCloskey in Fort Worth, received the 2024 Lola Wright Foundation Award from the Texas Bar Foundation.

SCOTT MASCIANICA is now a partner in Hilgers Graben in Dallas.

GUY SWARTZ and MARTHA POSEY are now attorneys with Sargent Law in Dallas.

HARRISON PAVLASEK is now an attorney with Forshey Prostok in Fort Worth.

NICK KLIEWER is now a partner in Griffith Barbee in Dallas.


GEORGE HINCHEY is now a partner in Haynes and Boone in San Antonio.

ANDRES R. GONZALEZ is now a member in Steptoe & Johnson in San Antonio.

CHASE PARSONS is now an associate of Drought, Drought & Bobbitt in Boerne.

TONY RESENDEZ is now a senior attorney with JCA Law in Laredo.


ELENA A. ESPARZA, NICKLAUS JIMENEZ, and MICHAEL P. GARCIA are now associates of and FREDERICK C. HUTTERER III is now a shareholder in Mounce, Green, Myers, Safi, Paxson & Galatzan in El Paso.

MARIAH PAULGER is now an associate of Bustos Law Firm in Lubbock.


LUIS F. ARANDIA JR. is now a partner in Barnes & Thornburg in Washington, D.C.

SHELLY JOCK is now a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

JAMES CHARLES SMITH is now a visiting professor of law at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

JASON BERNHARDT is now senior counsel to Federal Express Corporation in Memphis, Tennessee.

KRYSTIN FRAZIER-SANTIAGO is now a  member in Gordon Arata in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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