K&L Gates Boosts Corporate/M&A Practice with Dallas Partner Addition

The Dallas office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP has added Jill B. Louis as a partner in the corporate/M&A practice. Most recently, Louis was general counsel and corporate secretary for FleetPride, Inc., one of the largest independent distributors of heavy duty truck and trailer parts in the United States, and also previously served an in-house counsel role at FedEx Office.

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Akerman Continues Dallas Expansion with Litigator Bryce Benson

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has further expanded its Dallas office with securities and commercial litigation partner Bryce Benson in the Litigation Practice Group. He joins Akerman’s national bench of trial lawyers and enhances the firm’s core strengths in the financial services sector.

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Greenberg Traurig Expands Dallas Litigation Practice with 3 from DLA Piper

Karl G. Dial and Casey L. Moore have joined global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s 600-member Litigation Practice as shareholders in the Dallas office. Dial, who is also a CPA, focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, while Moore has extensive experience in commercial and financial services litigation matters. Samuel G. Davison will join the group as an associate. The trio joins from DLA Piper where Dial previously served as the Dallas office Managing Partner. The addition of Dial and Moore completes a transition of five attorneys from DLA Piper and includes Manuel Rajunov and Dania Duncan, who joined Greenberg Traurig in early March.

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Greenberg Traurig Expands Latin American & Iberian Practice

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Manuel Rajunov and Dania Duncan, who will join the firm as shareholders in the Latin American and Iberian Practice, splitting their time between the Dallas and Mexico City offices. In addition to their broad tax, real estate, and corporate experience, both Rajunov and Duncan have extensive experience in Latin America and strong connections to clients in the region. Both lawyers were previously partners at DLA Piper.

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Sidley Expands Corporate Practice With Two Partners in Dallas

Sidley Austin LLP announced today that Alison Boren and William Howell have joined the firm’s Global Finance, Private Equity and M&A practices in Dallas as partners. Ms. Boren and Mr. Howell have extensive experience in a wide array of corporate matters, including capital markets transactions, financing transactions and restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and securities.

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Polsinelli Adds Well-Known Senior DOJ Official and White Collar Defense Attorney Bill Mateja to Dallas Office

Polsinelli welcomes well-known, white collar defense attorney William B. Mateja to its Dallas office as an equity shareholder. With extensive knowledge in a variety of white collar defense matters, and an emphasis on health care and securities enforcement, Mateja joins the firm’s national White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Practice Group, and will also focus heavily on health care fraud and abuse matters.

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