Adams and Reese Bolsters its Litigation Team in Houston

Adams and Reese is growing its Houston presence with the addition of five lawyers who have substantial trial experience throughout the region, the law firm reported today. Staton Childers, Brianne Richardson, Benjamin Miller, Amanda Sanders and John Kovach have joined the firm’s regional Litigation Team. The Houston expansion comes on the heels of Adams and Reese’s recent announcement of new offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and South Florida.

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Gibson Dunn Adds Six Leading Energy Partners to Newly Opened Houston Office

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce the addition of six leading energy partners as founders of the firm’s newly opened Houston office. They were all former partners with Baker Botts L.L.P. They join the two renowned oil and gas transactional partners who are also founders of the Houston office and joined earlier this year.   Gibson Dunn’s new Texas-based energy team has the full range of transactional experience and abilities to serve energy clients in their most important and complex transactions. 

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Blank Rome Welcomes New Partner in Houston

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Elizabeth E. Klingensmith has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Corporate Litigation group and member of the Energy industry team. She is based in the Firm’s Houston office and comes to Blank Rome from Haynes and Boone, LLP.

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Cozen O’Connor Grows Global Insurance Department in Los Angeles and Houston with Addition of Six Litigators

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that it has welcomed six lawyers to its Global Insurance Department. All six lawyers bring substantial experience litigating complex insurance coverage and bad faith disputes. The six lawyers joining Cozen O’Connor’s Global Insurance Department include Stephen P. Pate, formerly of Norton Rose, who comes to the firm as a member in the Houston office, Lauren E. Figaro who joins as an associate in the Houston office from Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons; Michael R. Davisson and Valerie D. Rojas, who both join as members in the Los Angeles office; Patricia M. Parisi, who joins as of counsel in the Los Angeles office; and Andrea J. Giovannone, who joins as an associate in the Los Angeles office. Davisson, Rojas, Parisi, and Giovannone all join from Sedgwick.

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