Of the thousands of political appointments awaiting President Donald Trump's attention, none are more important in Texas than the 11 U.S. District Court vacancies and four U.S. attorney positions that must be filled. That's why the day before he was sworn into office on Jan. 20, Texas Republican U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz put out a call for qualified lawyers to fill those positions.
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New Orleans firm Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann opens Houston office with five lateral hires from Cogan & Partners.
With its energy transactions lawyers busy in Houston and elsewhere, Latham & Watkins adds two energy regulatory partners in Washington, D.C.
- Tarrant Regional Water District v. Johnson, 02-16-00043-CV (TexApp Dist 12/30/2016)
- Tooker v. Alief Independent School District, 14-15-00124-CV (TexApp Dist 01/04/2017)
- Wets Travis County Public Utility Agency v. CCNG Development Co., L.P., 03-16-00521-CV (TexApp Dist 01/04/2017)
- Richardson v. Mills, 12-15-00170-CV (TexApp Dist 12/30/2016)
A Houston firm now elects sharerholders twice a year to benefit associates who took the bar exam in February.
In a recent survey conducted across ALM’s legal news websites for about three days, 170 respondents out of more than 200 said they would work longer or stay the course to stave off investment pinches.