Trial Lawyer Scott Thomas Joins Winston & Strawn in Dallas

Winston & Strawn LLP is pleased to announce Scott Thomas has joined the firm as a partner in the Dallas office. A trial lawyer with substantial experience in commercial litigation, securities litigation, and shareholder disputes in federal and state courts in Texas, New York, and California, Scott joins Winston after leaving Fish & Richardson earlier this year.

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Corporate Partner Joins Barnes & Thornburg’s Dallas Office

Barnes & Thornburg LLP has added corporate and transactional attorney John Dickey to the Dallas office as a partner in the Corporate Department.  Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Dickey was a partner in the Corporate and Transactional Practice at Polsinelli LLP.

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Dorsey Adds Experienced Trial Lawyer Brian Vanderwoude in Dallas

International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Brian Vanderwoude has joined the Firm’s Trial Group in Dallas as a Partner. Mr. Vanderwoude joins Dorsey from Winstead PC where he was a shareholder in the Dallas office and previously served as head of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group for the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

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Neil Rajan Joins Locke Lord as Partner; Strengthens Corporate Presence in Dallas

Neil Rajan has joined Locke Lord’s Dallas office as a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group. Rajan brings a broad range of capabilities in capital markets, Exchange Act compliance, corporate governance and M&A to Locke Lord’s prominent Corporate Practice Group. Rajan, who joins the Firm from Vinson & Elkins, focuses his practice in corporate finance and securities law, including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate representation.

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Akin Gump Adds Corporate Partner Courtney York in Dallas

Akin Gump today announced that Courtney S. York has joined the firm as a partner in its corporate practice in Dallas. Ms. York, previously a partner at Baker Botts, is a seasoned M&A practitioner with a strong industry focus in the telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) industries.

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Thompson & Knight Tax Partner Rejoins the Firm

Thompson & Knight LLP today announced lawyer Brandon L. Bloom has rejoined the Firm’s Dallas office as a Partner in the Tax Practice Group. Mr. Bloom practiced law at Thompson & Knight for more than seven years before becoming Managing Tax Counsel at Vistra Energy Corp. (f/k/a Energy Future Holdings Corp.).

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Munck Wilson Mandala Welcomes Seven Intellectual Property Attorneys from Howison & Arnott

Law Firm Munck Wilson Mandala welcomes seven attorneys, including partners Gregory Howison, John Arnott, and Brian Walker from intellectual property boutique Howison and Arnott, L.L.P. In addition to the three new partners, the firm added senior counsels Andrew Graham, Edward Jorgenson, and Steven Greenfield, and associate Keith Harden. The new attorneys will work in Munck Wilson’s technology/intellectual property law practice, bringing the total number of registered patent attorneys at the firm to 27, and the combined total years of technical and IP legal experience to over 500, or half a millennium.

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