The number of bankruptcies among exploration and production oil and gas companies has quadrupled in the new year through Feb. 15, compared with the same time period in 2016, according to a tracking system developed by Stephen Pezanosky, a bankruptcy partner in Haynes and Boone's Fort Worth office, and other partners at the firm.
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- Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Dale Wainwright Leaves Bracewell to Join Greenberg Traurig in Austin
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After the U.S. Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt, the former Oklahoma attorney general, as the Environmental Protection Agency administrator this month, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, said Republicans "will rue the day that they had this nomination rammed through the Senate on the very day that the emails were being litigated in Oklahoma, in order to get ahead of any counterpressure."
Lawyers from two big firms in Houston, Andrews Kurth Kenyon and Bracewell, move to the Houston office of King & Spalding.
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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.