Alumni in the News

March 2017

March 10, 2017 - The Texas Bar Foundation congratulates UHLC alumnus Warren Harris '88 recipient of the Gregory S. Coleman Outstanding Appellate Lawyer Award. more...

March 10, 2017- UHLC alumna Megan Daic '13 has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2017. more...

March 8, 2017 - UHLC alumni Greg Koush '07 and Abbie Sprague '10 have been named 2017 Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters' legal division, according to press release on the Yahoo Finance website. more...

March 8, 2017 - A press release announced Beck Redden attorneys, including alumnus Bryon Rice '08, who have been have been recognized as 2017 Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers. more...

March 8, 2017 - UHLC alumnus James McKibben '67 was inducted in the American College of Trial Lawyers. more...

March 7, 2017 - UHLC alumnus Steve Seidel '82 has joined Jackson Walker LLP, according to an article on the San Antonio Business Journal website. more...

March 2, 2017 - Oil and Gas Investor published a press release announcing that UHLC alumnus Michael Darden '86 has joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as a partner in its new Houston office. more...

February 2017

February 23, 2017 - Adams and Reese is pleased announced that UHLC alumna Razwana Fazil '14 has joined the firm as an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group in its Houston office. more...

February 21, 2017 - UHLC alumnus Efren Acosta '00 has joined Baker Botts as a partner, according to an article on the Oil & Gas Financial Journal website. more...

February 20, 2017 - A press release announced that UHLC alumna Charlotte Klenke has been appointed to serve as Chief Legal Counsel of Wisconsin’s Office of the Commissioner of Insurance. more...

February 20, 2017 - UHLC alumnus Jason Peters '96 has joined the Houston office of King & Spalding, according to a press release. more...

Edgar Saldivar '02.February 16, 2017 – The Hispanic National Bar Association issued a press release identifying the recipients of its "HNBA Top Lawyers Under 40" Award, including UHLC alumnus Edgar Saldivar '02. more...

Benjamin Rhem '08February 16, 2016 – Jackson Walker announces the election of 10 attorneys to the firm's partnership, including Benjamin Rhem '08 at its Austin office.more...

Will Conrad '08February 9, 2017 – UHLC alumnus Will Conrad '08 was featured in an article reported by the Waco Tribune-Herald and available from Westlaw regarding his success as an attorney despite blindness.more...

Melissa Gutierrez '13February 9, 2017 – Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP announced that Melissa Gutierrez '13 has joined the firm's Banking and Financial Services Team in its Houston office. more...

Bruce Levy '82February 7, 2017 – UHLC alumnus Bruce Levy '82 has been named one of the ambulatory surgery center industry physician leaders to know for 2017, according an article on the Becker's ASC Review website. more...

February 6, 2017- An article in Tax Notes announced that UHLC alumnus Thomas Prevost '92  was appointed to the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee, part of the IRS, for a  three-year term. More...

February 4, 2017- UHLC alumna Dr. Sunny Kalara '96, a Los Angeles attorney, was honored with the prestigious 2017 Hind Rattan award during 36th International Congress of NRIs on the eve of Indian Republic Day celebration, on January 25th, 2017 in New Delhi, India, according to a press release available on Lexis Advance. More...

 

January 2017

January 31, 2017- UHLC alumnus Sebastien Chain '10 has recently been promoted to income shareholder by a national law firm, Chamberlain Hrdlicka. Sebastien is based in the Houston office, where his  practice concentrates on federal, state and local tax controversies. More...

January 30, 2017- Law 360 reported that UHLC alumnae Carey Jordan '97 and Iona Kaiser '01 have joined Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP as partners in its Houston Office. UHLC alumna Donna Haynes '11 has also joined the firm as counsel. More...

E. Paul Cauley, Jr. '86January 26, 2017 – E. Paul Cauley, Jr. '86 joined Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP this month as a partner. more...

January 26, 2017- Patricia L. Brown & Associates has hired UHLC alumna Farah Ahmed '07 as an associate according to a press release from PRWeb. More...

January 25, 2017- The Harris County District Attorney Office has announced the appointment of UHLC alumnus Tom Berg '77 as First Assistant, according to an article available on the Houston Chronicle’s website.  More...

January 25, 2017- The Journal Record (Oklahoma City) reported that UHLC alumnus R. Blake Runions '07 was elected as a partner of Porter Hedges in its Oklahoma City office.  More...

January 23, 2017- A Law360 article announced that UHLC alumna Michelle Pector '00 has joined Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP  as a  partner in the firm’s energy, health care and technology complex litigation practice.  More...

January 20, 2017- An article on MySanAntonio.com reported that UHLC alumnus Bill Delmore '82 has been certified in criminal appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  More...

January 20, 2017- Wilson Cribbs + Goren, PC, one of the largest boutique commercial real estate law firms in Texas, continues to expand its roster of talented attorneys with the addition of UHLC alumnus Travis Huehlefeld '15, who has joined the firm’s highly-regarded Land Use + Development practice.

January 19, 2017 – Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann LLC announced that it has merged with Cogan & Partners LLP, and that UHLC alumnus and former Cogan & Partners attorney Michael Anthony Nunes '79 is now a member of its firm. More...

January 18, 2017 – UHLC alumna Carrie A. Criado '95 has joined USLegal, Inc. as an attorney and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, according to a press release from SAT Press Releases. More...

January 18, 2017 – The Dallas-based law firm Haynes and Boone announced that it will be adding UHLC alumnus Chad Mills '98 as a new partner in its Houston office, according to an announcement available on the Houston Chronicle’s website. More...

January 09, 2017- UHLC alumnus Daniel Reat '90 has been named vice president and co-chief legal officer for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, according to a press release from the organization. More...

January 9, 2017 – UHLC alumna Islara U. Irgit '13 was recently appointed the Latina Commision of the Hispanic National Bar Association.

January 12, 2017 – Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC has issued a press release stating that UHLC alumna Rahila Sultanali '10 has earned Board Certification from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. More...

January 11, 2017 – Hicks Thomas added six lawyers, including alumna Junie Ledbetter Broyles '83, and opened new offices in Austin and Beaumont. More...

January 6, 2017 -- Palestine High School's Alumni Association has announced UHLC alumnus Judge Bascom W. Bentley '76 as the 2017 Alumni of the Year recipient, according to an announcement on PalestineHerald.com. More...

January 4, 2017 – UHLC alumna Alexis Mosser '14 has joined Caldwell Cassady & Curry as a litigation associate, according to a press release from the firm. More...

January 3, 2017 – A press release issued by Haynes & Boone announced that UHLC alumnus Kraig Grahmann '08 has been promoted to partnership. More...

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