Greenberg Traurig Texas Expands with Addition of Three Attorneys: Former Houston City Controller Ronald C. Green and 2 Associates

Continuing its strategic growth in Texas, the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has added two new attorneys in the Houston office and one associate in Dallas. Ronald C. Green, who joins the firm as a shareholder in Houston, brings deep experience in municipal government and finance, most recently serving as Houston City Controller, the city’s independently elected chief financial officer. Kristin H. Agnew, a corporate transactional associate, joins Greenberg Traurig’s Houston office from Porter Hedges LLP. Amanda McKinzie, an associate with litigation experience, joins Greenberg Traurig’s Dallas office from Bowman and Brooke LLP.

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Greenberg Traurig Texas Expands with Addition of Three Attorneys: International Energy Lawyer Alfredo Ramos and Two Associates

Continuing its strategic growth in Texas, the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has added two new attorneys to the Houston office and one associate in Dallas. Alfredo Ramos, who joins the firm as a shareholder in Houston, was previously a partner at Gardere. Angeles Garcia Cassin, an associate with litigation and employment law experience, joins Greenberg Traurig’s Houston office from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Lindzi M. Timberlake, an associate with health care law experience, joins Greenberg Traurig’s Dallas office from McGuire Woods.

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Reed Smith’s Houston Office Continues Expansion

Reed Smith LLP today announced the addition of Alan York as a partner in the firm’s Appellate Group in Houston. York was most recently a partner at Godwin Bowman & Martinez LLP. The addition of York follows closely on those of Bruce Blefeld (Antitrust & Competition Practice), who joined the firm in May, and Nic Barzoukas and Josh Davis (Intellectual Property, Information & Innovation Practice Group), who joined in March. Reed Smith’s Houston office, which opened in 2013, currently has 60 attorneys and is one of the fastest-growing law firms in Houston.

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Andrews Kurth Welcomes Attorneys from Kenyon & Kenyon to Create Intellectual Property and Technology Powerhouse

Andrews Kurth, an international business law firm with market-leading practices in energy, finance and technology, announced today that it has entered into an agreement that will allow it to bolster its intellectual property and technology practice by adding 55 lawyers from Kenyon & Kenyon. Kenyon is a top-tier intellectual property and technology firm long recognized for its global legal work in patent, trademark and copyright litigation, counseling and prosecution for Fortune 500 companies. The firm will market its intellectual property and technology practice and certain offices as Andrews Kurth Kenyon. The transaction is scheduled to close, and the Kenyon & Kenyon team would join the firm, in early September.

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New Partner Bonita L. Hatchett Joins Strasburger in Houston

Strasburger & Price, LLP (Strasburger) is pleased to announce that Bonita L. Hatchett has joined the firm as a partner. She will work in Strasburger’s Houston office and practice with the employee benefits, executive compensation, pension and employee retirement practice groups, while also supporting the tax and labor and employment groups.

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Orrick Adds M&A and Energy Partner in Houston with Latin America Focus

Orrick announced today that Gabriel Salinas has joined the firm as a partner in its M&A and Private Equity practice and Latin America team, resident in its Houston office. Orrick launched its Houston office earlier this year and has rapidly grown it to 42 lawyers drawing on top-tier talent in the Texas market. Gabriel joins Orrick from Mayer Brown.

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