Alumni in the News

January 2019

Jonathan Harder ’13January 29th – UHLC alumnus Jonathan Harder ’13 has joined Dickinson Wright in the firm's Silicon Valley office as Of Counsel. more...

Heidi Lewis ’01 January 28th – UHLC alumna Heidi Lewis ’01 has been named Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Target Lodging, according to a press release from the company.  more...

Natalie Alfaro Gonzales ’09Scott Looper ’09 January 25th –UHLC alumni Natalie Alfaro Gonzales ’09 and Scott Looper ’09 have been promoted to partners at Baker Botts’ Houston office, according to a press release from the firm. more...

Chris Domingo ’09Will Taylor ’09January 25th – UHLC alumni Chris Domingo ’09 and Will Taylor ’09 have been promoted to partners at Jones Day’s Houston office. more...

Leah Greene ’08January 23rd- UHLC alumna Leah Greene ’08 has joined the Memphis office of Butler Snow LLP, according to a press release from the firm. more...   

Celina Moreno ’10January 19th – UHLC alumna Celina Moreno ’10 is the new CEO for Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA), according to a press release from the association. more...

Derrick Mitchell ’99January 17th – UHLC alumnus Derrick Mitchell ’99 has joined Holland & Knight's Houston office as a partner, according to a press release available on SETexasRecord.com. more...

Mimi Stansbury ’97January 17th – UHLC alumna Mimi Stansbury ’97 has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration at OFS Portal, LLC, according to a press release available on OilVoice.com. more...

Collin MarshallJanuary 16th – UHLC alumnus Collin Marshall ’18 has joined Fish & Richardson as an associate at its Dallas office, according to a press release from the firm. more... 

Amy Thibaut ’13January 16th – UHLC alumna Amy Thibaut ’13 has joined the Pavese Law Firm, according to a press release. more...

Jasmine Vu ’16January 16th – UHLC alumna Jasmine Vu ’16 has joined the firm of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie as an associate, according to a press release. more...

January 16th – UHLC alumna Kristina Williams ’11 has been appointed Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas. more...

Mariano Ornelas Lopez ’13January 12th – UHLC alumnus Mariano Ornelas Lopez ’13 has joined Reed Smith as counsel in Houston. more...

Rachael Padgett ’08January 9th – UHLC alumna Rachael Padgett ’08 has joined the law firm of Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C, according to a press release from the firm. more...

Dori Contreras ’90January 8th – UHLC alumna Dori Contreras ’90, the first female Latina to serve as Chief Justice of the Texas 13th District Court of Appeals, was profiled in an article published in The Monitor (McAllen, TX).  more...

Mark E. Smith ’09January 8th – UHLC alumnus Mark E. Smith ’09 has been elected to partnership at Baker Hostetler’s Houston office. more... 

Theresa Wanat ’10January 8th – UHLC alumna Theresa Wanat ’10 has been promoted to partnership at Holland & Knight’s Houston office. more...

Domingo Manuel Llagostera ’09 Katherine Franco ’09January 7th – UHLC alumni Domingo Manuel Llagostera ’09 and Katherine Franco ’09 have been promoted to partners at Blank Rome LLP, according to a press release from the firm. more...

Lindsey T. Kellam ’18January 7th – UHLC alumna Lindsey T. Kellam ’18 has joined Wilson Cribbs + Goren, PC as an associate in their Houston office.

Staci Wilson ’09January 4th – UHLC alumna Staci Wilson ’09 has been elected as partner at Bracewell’s Houston office, according to a press release from the firm. more...

Dick Sayles ’74January 3rd – UHLC alumnus Dick Sayles ’74 has joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP to lead the firm’s new Dallas office.  more...

Majed Nachawati ’03January 3rd – UHLC alumnus Majed Nachawati ’03 has been appointed to Dallas Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service Committee. more...

Nanci Tucker ’93January 2nd – UHLC alumna Nanci Tucker ’93, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Farm Credit Bank of Texas, now leads their corporate affairs department, according to a press release from the bank. more...

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