Alumni in the News

December 2011

Dec. 19, 2011 - UHLC alumnus Collin A. Rose has joined Chamberlain Hrdlicka in the firm’s Houston office as a shareholder.

Dec. 19, 2011 - UHLC alumnus and adjunct professor Jason Gibson announced that he is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the 2012 senate race in Texas.

Dec. 18, 2011 - UHLC alumnus George W. Eaton died on December 18. His obituary was published in the Virginia Daily Press. more...

Dec. 16, 2011 – Bloomington Hospital Foundation President and UHLC alumnus Chris Molloy was recognized by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy at its international conference in Boston, Mass. more...

Dec. 15, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Samir Elamrani has joined Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Elamrani primarily advises biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and nanotechnology clients on all aspects of patent law and related business matters. more...

Dec. 14, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Ted Tredennick of the Thompson & Tredennick law firm has been added to the Board of Directors for the National Spinal Cord Injury Association's Houston chapter. more...

Dec. 13, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Gary Endelman, a 27-year veteran immigration attorney, has joined FosterQuan, LLP as senior counsel. more...  

Dec. 5, 2011 - UHLC alumnus Jarvis Hollingsworth, a partner in Bracewell & Giuliani, has been listed as a potential nominee for Texas State Bar president-elect.
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Dec. 5, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Cody P. Peterson has joined Blank Rome LLP as an Associate in the Corporate Litigation group. more...

November 2011

Nov. 30, 2011 – UHLC alumna Elizabeth M. Stanton of Chester Willcox & Saxbe LLP has been named to the 2012 Best Lawyers List. more...

Nov. 28, 2011 – UHLC alumni Tanya A. Fischer, Cameron P. Pope, and Kelly Sandill have joined Andrews Kurth LLP. They will assume their new positions on January 1, 2012. more...

Nov. 28, 2011 – UHLC alumna Judge Migdalia Lopez of the 197th District Court in Brownsville was profiled in an article by Texas Lawyer. more...

Nov. 28, 2011 - UHCL alumni Kristen Nicole Young and Zachary James Lee were married on November 26, 2011. more...

Nov. 27, 2011 - UHLC alumnus Brad Morris was honored by the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers with the 2011 Indigent Defense Award. more...

Nov. 26, 2011 - UHLC alumnus John Gilbert Keener passed away Sept. 24, 2011. more...

Nov. 16, 2011 – UHLC alumna Melissa Schwaller has been appointed the Intellectual Property and Compliance Manger for the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space. more...

Nov. 12, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Fred E. Rizk, a Houston developer, passed away Nov. 5.
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Nov. 10, 2011 - UHLC alumna Rachael C. Casey has joined the Chicago office of the law firm Husch Blackwell as an Associate. more...

Nov. 4, 2011 - UHLC alumna Mary Alice Garcia has been named Managing Attorney of the Year by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. more...

Nov. 4, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Eugene A. Cook was honored as the recipient of the George Washington Honor Medal by the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. more...

Nov. 2, 2011 – UHLC alumna Lisa Koff was honored at the Sanctuary for Families Above & Beyond Pro Bono Achievement Awards & Benefit in New York City. more...

October 2011

Oct. 28, 2011 – UHLC alumnus David Parker has joined Greenberg Traurig LLP in its Houston office as an associate in the Real Estate Practice. more...

Oct. 28, 2011 – St. Mary’s University School of Law Professor Colin Marks, a UHLC alumnus, has been recently admitted into membership into the American Law Institute, an independent organization which produces scholarly work to improve the law.

Oct. 26, 2011 – UHLC alumna Maria-Vittoria “Giugi” Carminati of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, has been appointed to the Newsletter Editorial Board of the American Bar Association (ABA) Litigation Section’s Commercial & Business Litigation Committee. more...

Oct. 17, 2011– UHLC alumna Lydia T. Protopapas of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has joined the advisory council of Houston’s Tahirih Justice Center. more...

Oct. 17, 2011 – UHLC alumna Sylvia Mayer, a Business Finance & Restructuring partner in the Houston office of global law firm, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, has been named to the Texas Community Building with Attorney Resources (C-BAR) advisory board. more...

Oct. 19, 2011 - UHLC alumnus Victor G. Carrillo has been appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer of Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. more...

Oct. 18, 2011 - UHLC alumnus and UH Regent Jacob Monty is featured in a biographical article that was posted to the website of The Venture. more...

Oct. 17, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Phillip Morris, a retired Police Commander of the Galveston Police Department, has announced that he is a candidate for the Republican nomination for the 10th Judicial District Court of Galveston County. more...

Oct. 14, 2011 – UHLC alumna Sarah N. Furbee has joined Thompson & Knight LLP in the Firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group. more...

Oct. 12, 2011 - UHLC alumnus Mike Laster was endorsed by the Houston Chronicle for Houston City Council District J. more...

Oct. 11, 2011 - UHLC alumnus Nick Johnson was mentioned in a press release issued by the Johnson Law Group on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 regarding the cantaloupe-related listeria outbreak. more...

Oct. 11, 2011 - After serving as interim director of the Palestine Public Library since May, UHLC alumna Theresa Holden was named the director of the library by the Palestine City Council. more...

Oct. 11, 2011 - UHLC alumnus Sanjay Minocha has joined the law firm of Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC. more...

Oct. 9, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Victor Carrillo was honored as an Outstanding Abilene Hispanic by the Abilene Reporter-News. more...

Oct. 4, 2011 - Anthony F. Newton, a UHLC alumnus and corporate transactional attorney, has moved as a partner to Haynes and Boone, LLP as part of an expansion of the firm’s corporate and energy practices. more...

Oct. 3, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Raymond N. Zagone passed away Oct. 3, 2011. He was the first UH Law Center graduate to be selected for the Honor Law Graduate Program of the U.S. Department of Justice.

October 4, 2011 – UHLC alumna Maria-Vittoria "Giugi" Carminati, a Litigation associate in the Houston office of international law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, has been appointed to the advisory board for the Institute for Transnational Arbitration. more...

October 3, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Ricky A. Raven has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Houston Zoo. Raven is a Partner in the Trial Practice Group of Thompson & Knight’s Houston office. more...

September 2011

Sept. 26, 2011 - UHLC alumnus E. Lee Morris, Russell L. Munsch, and Charles A. Guerin, all of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C., were designated Texas "Super Lawyers," which publishes as a special supplement in newspapers and magazines across the country by Thompson Reuters. more...

Sept. 20, 2011 - UHLC alumna Justice Ann Crawford McClure has been appointed Chief Justice of the Texas Eighth Court of Appeals in El Paso effective October 12. She will become the first female chief justice and will serve as the 14th chief justice in the court’s 100 year history. more...

Sept. 15, 2011 - The Lighthouse of Houston named UHLC alumna Dr. Rebekah Reed to its board of directors. Reed is the deputy CIO and deputy director of the Information Resources Directorate at the NASA Johnson Space Center. more...

Sept. 8, 2011 – The Pacific Legal Foundation announced that UHLC alumnus Chance Weldon has joined its staff as fellow in PLF’s College of Public Interest Law (CPIL) program. more...

Sept. 7, 2011 - CAMAC Energy Inc., a U.S.-based energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas, announced the appointment of UHLC alumnus Nicolas J. Evanoff as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. more...

Sept. 7, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Greg Carr and CARR LLP, an intellectual property law firm based in Dallas, were named a Technology Advocate finalist at the 11th annual Tech Titans Awards gala held by the Metroplex Technology Business Council. more...

Sept. 3, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Jeffrey D. Burbach joined Jackson Walker as a partner in the firm’s Houston litigation group. more...

Sept. 1, 2011 – UHLC alumna Sylvia Mayer, a Business Finance and Restructuring partner in the Houston office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, has been appointed to the Harris County Pro Bono Awards Committee. more...

Sept. 1, 2011 – UHLC alumna Maria-Vittoria Carminati, a litigation associate in the Houston office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, has been appointed to two leadership positions with the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (ABA YLD). more...

August 2011

August 29, 2011 - The Supreme Court of Texas has reappointed UHLC alumnus Richard L. Tate to chair the board of directors of the Texas Access to Justice Foundation (TAJF). more...

August 21, 2011 - UHLC alumnus Justice Eugene A. Cook was named as a recipient of the George Washington Honor Medal by the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. more...

August 20, 2011 - The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) announced that UHLC alumna Ann Thornton Field, chair of Cozen O’Connor’s General Litigation Department, received the 2011 PBA Commission on Women in the Profession’s Lynette Norton Award. more...

August 16, 2011 - The board of directors of McJunkin Red Man Holding Corporation elected UHLC alumnus Daniel J. Churay to serve as the Company’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel. more...

August 16, 2011 - The founding member of Fuentes Toubia, PLLC, Nicole Toubia, a UHLC alumna, is teaching at Rice University’s Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership. more...

August 12, 2011 – Bracewell & Giuliani LLP attorneys and UHLC alumni Richard Whiteley, David Morris, and Staci Wilson won a favorable jury verdict for NCI. more...

August 9, 2011 – UHLC alumna Gwen Richard has joined the Texas litigation and appellate law firm of Godwin Ronquillo PC as a shareholder in the firm’s Houston office. more...

August 4, 2011 – UHLC alumna Lauren Etlinger was a member of the pro bono team for Fulbright & Jaworski LLP which obtained asylum for a young woman from Mali. more...

August 2, 2011 - Andrews Kurth LLP has elected UHLC alumnus Jeff Dodd as a member of the firm’s new Policy Committee, the principal governance body of the law firm. more...

August 2, 2011 - Andrews Kurth LLP has elected UHLC alumnus Howard Ayers as an advisory member of the firm’s Policy Committee, the principal governance body of the law firm. more...

August 1, 2011 - UHLC alumna Susan Bittick of Ryan LLC, a tax services firm, has been honored as one of 25 “Women of Influence” by the Austin Business Journal. more...

 

July 2011

July 29, 2011 – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce unanimously passed a bipartisan bill introduced by Rep. Gene Green, a UHLC alumnus. The bill seeks to reauthorize critical chemical and bioterrorism preparedness programs. more...

July 28, 2011 – U.S. District Judge Gray H. Miller, a UHLC alumnus, dismissed a lawsuit that sought to stop Gov. Rick Perry from sponsoring a national day of Christian prayer and fasting. more...

July 21, 2011 – UHLC alumna and former UHLC assistant dean Rhonda S. Beassie has been named director of Sam Houston State University’s Students’ Legal and Mediation Services. more...

July 20, 2011 – Adams and Reese welcomes banking and finance attorney UHLC alumnus Benny C. Pace to the firm’s Houston office and as the new Banking and Finance Team Leader in Texas. more...

July 18, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Bill Jackson and the 2011-2012 Law Center Alumni Association Board were mentioned in the “Newsmakers” section of the July 18, 2011 edition of Texas Lawyer.

July 16, 2011 – In conjunction with Homestead Suites, Books for Kids, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting literacy among all children, opened their first library in Texas with the help of Books for Kids Executive Director Shawna Doster, a UHLC alumna. more...

July 15, 2011 – UHLC alumna Marcy Greer, a partner in the Austin office of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, has received the Frank J. Scurlock Award, a prestigious award presented by the State Bar of Texas for outstanding legal service. more...

July 15, 2011 – Texas Rep. Ted Poe, a UHLC alumnus, released a statement on the civil trial of Jamie Leigh Jones, the former KBR contractor who in 2007 alleged she had been sexually assaulted by her co-workers, and then retaliated against for reporting the episode. more...

July 12, 2011 – In an article by the Houston Chronicle, Sen. John Whitmire, a UHLC alumnus, spoke out on the backlog of untested evidence in HPD's crime lab which could delay justice for rape victims. more...

July 12, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Robert J. Nader will be inducted as an Honorary Civilian Commander of the Judge Advocate General’s office at MacDill Air Force Base. In addition to this appointment, Nader has been named President-Elect of the Hillsborough County Bar Association for 2011-2012. more...

July 8, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Mike Grove has retired as general manager-land and legal and as general counsel of Arena Energy LP. more...

July 1, 2011 - District Judge Josefina Rendon, a UHLC alumna, was the recipient of this year’s Justice Frank Evans Award at the State Bar of Texas convention. more...

July 1, 2011 – Charlotte Salter, a UHLC alumna, has become a shareholder in Walsh, Anderson, Brown, Gallegos & Green, P.C. more...

June 2011

June 28, 2011 - Tully Rinckey PLLC announced the hiring of attorney Lisa M. Windsor, a UHLC alumna and retired army colonel, as Of Counsel in its Washington, D.C. office. more...

June 27, 2011 –UHLC alumnae Roni Mihaly and Kelly-Ann Clarke were elected partners of Greer, Herz & Adams, LLP.

June 23, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Eustace P. Isidore has become a named partner at Yudell Isidore Ng Russell, PLLC. more...

June 14, 2011 - UHLC alumna Kaye Welsh Sexton, an author and long-time educator, has passed away at the age of 66.
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June 14, 2011 - Patricia M. Rosendahl, a UHLC alumna, joined the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP in its Houston office as of counsel in the Litigation Practice. more...

June 13, 2011 - UHLC alumnus Shahid Ghauri, an experienced Houston oil and gas attorney, has joined Andrews Kurth LLP as a partner. more...

June 13, 2011 – In an effort to preserve innumerable written relics of Texas history, Governor Rick Perry and State Representative Sarah Davis, a UHLC alumna, ushered in legislation that temporarily protects court documents dating back to 1860 from destruction until rules can be adopted for their retention by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. more...

June 10, 2011 - Attorney Richard C. Mumey, a UHLC alumnus and former Houston firefighter, has been admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. more...

June 10, 2011 –UHLC alumni E. Lee Morris and Russell L. Munsch, both attorneys from Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C., were named "Leaders in Their Field" by Chambers USA in their June 2011 annual guide. more...

June 10, 2011 – Several Porter Hedges, LLP attorneys including John F. Higgins IV, a UHLC alumnus, were ranked as “Leaders in their Field” in the Chambers USA in its 2011 annual rankings. more...

June 8, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Paul R. Fransway, a franchise, trademark and unfair competition law attorney, has joined Butzel Long law firm. more..

June 7, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Don E. Wood, a partner in Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP’s Corporate Practice Group in Houston, passed away June 6. more...

June 6, 2011 - Law Center alumnus Maj. Gen. Stuart Haynsworth, United States Air Force (Retired), passed away on the 66th anniversary of D-Day, at the age of 94. more...

June 1, 2011 – ULHC alumnus and past Law Alumni Association President Warren Harris spoke at HBA’s Committee on Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession during its summer luncheon. more...

June 1, 2011 - UHLC alumna Claudia Wilson Frost has joined DLA Piper as partner in the Houston office working with the Intellectual Property and Technology practice in the Patent Litigation group. more...

May 2011

May 26, 2011 – The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved legislation by UHLC alumnus Rep. Gene Green to extend the government program aimed at preventing terrorist attacks against U.S. chemical facilities. more...

May 24, 2011 - Immigration attorney Roger Tsai, a UHLC alumnus, joined Hollan & Hart, the largest law firm based in the Mountain West. more...

May 18, 2011 – Veteran admissions professional and UHLC alumnus Jay Shively has been named assistant dean for Admissions and Financial Aid for the Wake Forest University School of Law. more...

May 16, 2011 – UHLC alumna Connie Mayer has been appointed to serve as interim president and dean of Albany Law School effective July 1, 2011. more...

May 13, 2011 - Texas Rep. Ted Poe, a UHLC alumnus, and Tiffany Hartley, the widow of a Texas man apparently slain by Mexican pirates on Falcon Lake, held a press conference in an attempt to bring attention to the murder investigation. more...

May 12, 2011 - U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone, a UHLC alumna, sentenced two men to federal prison for their part in a wide-scale drug trafficking conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas. more...

May 9, 2011 – Caroline Pace, UHLC alumna and Houston litigation attorney, joined Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC as an Associate. more...

May 6, 2011 - Richard “Racehorse” Haynes, a UHLC alumnus and one of Texas’ most colorful lawyers, was the guest speaker at Wimberley Education Foundation’s Annual banquet honoring Wimberley High School’s senior class top 15%. more...

May 3, 2011 – In remarks on the Senate floor, Sen. John Whitmire, a UHLC alumnus, said the Texas Board of Nursing has a backlog of 3,000 complaints, including many cases of sexual assault and malfeasance. more...

May 3, 2011 – Texas Rep. Ted Poe, a UHLC alumnus, will introduce the Pakistan Foreign Aid Accountability Act, legislation which will prohibit any foreign aid from being sent to Pakistan until it can demonstrate that it had no knowledge of Osama Bin Laden’s whereabouts. more...

May 1, 2011 - Gov. Rick Perry reappointed UHLC alumnus Olen Underwood to the Task Force on Indigent Defense which develops policies and standards for providing legal representation and other defense services for indigent defendants at trial, on appeal and in post-conviction proceedings. more...

April 2011

April 29, 2011 - Congressional EPA Task Force member Rep. Ted Poe, a UHLC alumnus, visited the Houston Ship Channel to learn about the latest efforts to improve the environment and air quality in the Houston area. more...

April 13, 2011 - Gov. Rick Perry has appointed UHLC alumna Courtney Burch-Arkeen of Orange as judge of the 128th District Court in Orange County. more...

April 13, 2011 – Bracewell & Giuliani Associate Claire Le, a UHLC alumna, represented the firm at the Asian Law Students Association of the University of Houston Law Center inaugural spring banquet. more...

April 12, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Michael Dowd joined the American Heritage University of South Carolina Law School as a professor. more...

April 11, 2011 - UHLC alumna Sabrina Neff  joined Hughes Watters Askanase, LLP as an associate supporting the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Area. more...

April 7, 2011 – UHLC alumna Sylvia Mayer, a business finance and restructuring partner in the Houston office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been named by Texas Diversity magazine as one of the "Most Powerful and Influential Women in Texas." more...

April 6, 2011 – Rep. Gene Green, a UHLC alumnus, testified before the House Committee on the importance of continued federal funding for Houston-area transportation infrastructure. more...

April 2, 2011 - Sylvia Mayer, a UHLC alumna and partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, has been appointed by Houston Mayor Annise Parker to serve on the Houston Zoo Development Corp.'s board of directors. more...

April 2, 2011 - The Houston Intellectual Property Law Association elected UHLC alumnus Anthony Matheny of Greenberg Traurig to serve as president. more...

April 2, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Michael Locklar of Jackson Walker has been elected President-Elect of the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association for the 2011-2012 year. more...

April 2, 2011 – The Houston Intellectual Property Law Association elected UHLC alumna Georgianna Braden of Winston & Strawn to serve as vice president. more...

April 2, 2011 – Bracewell & Giuliani Associate Chris Shield, a UHLC alumnus, has been elected Secretary of the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association. more...

March 2011

March 29, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Judge Gray H. Miller of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas ordered a Texas man and his company to pay $5.35 million in civil monetary penalty for operating an off-exchange foreign currency Ponzi scheme. more...

March 24, 2011 - The Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession presented its annual Lynette Norton Award to UHLC alumna Ann Thornton Field of Cozen O'Connor, Philadelphia. more...

March 22, 2011 - Andrews Kurth, LLP announced that the firm was recognized for its work on the General Motors Company acquisition of AmeriCredit Corp. in the M&A Atlas Awards, Global Major Markets. UHLC alumni Melinda Brunger, Alison L. Chen, Jeff Dodd, Thomas R. Popplewell and Kelly A. Ultis, all attorneys from Andrews Kurth, LLP, represented GM. more...

March 18, 2011 – UHLC alumna Margaret Hollinshead Ley, a philanthropist, community activist and long-time educator, passed away at the age of 72. more...

March 16, 2011 - DLA Piper announced that it has opened a Wilmington, Delaware office with the addition of partner R. Craig Martin, a UHLC alumnus, to its Restructuring practice.more...

March 16, 2011 - Radio broadcaster and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin James, a UHLC alumnus, declared himself a candidate for the 2013 race to succeed the termed-out Antonio Villaraigosa. more...

March 15, 2011 – UHLC alumni Melinda Brunger, Alison L. Chen, Jeff Dodd, Thomas R. Popplewell and Kelly A. Ultis, all attorneys from Andrews Kurth, LLP, represented GM in the “Deal of the Year.” more...

March 11, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Charles A. Lestage assisted Houston attorney Hunter M. Barrow in attaining a $10 million verdict for their client in a dispute over Mexican hotel properties. more...

February 2011

February 28, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Wayne Kitchens, a partner at Hughs Water Askanse, LLP, was interviewed about Houston Area Business Bankruptcies Leveling Off on KUHF Houston Public Radio. more...

February 21, 2011 - Gov. Rick Perry appointed former judge UHLC alumnus Kenneth Wise of Humble as Judge of the 334th District Court in Harris County for a term to expire at the next general election. more...

February 16, 2011 - Huron Consulting Group announced that UHLC alumnus J. Kevin Blodgett has joined the Company as a managing director in Huron Legal. more...

February 15, 2011 – UHLC alumni Wayne Kitchens and Janet Northrup are scheduled to speak at upcoming conferences on bankruptcy and consumer and commercial finance. more...

February 14, 2011 –The iPad application JuryTracker, developed by UHLC alumnus John Cleaves, has consistently been ranked in the Top 200 Business App sales each week since its launch last month. more...

February 11, 2011 – UHLC alumni Alison L.Chen, Thomas W. Ford, Jr, Natalie Kurz, Robert McNamara and G. Michael O’Leary were part of the Andrews Kurth, LLP litigation team which represented underwrites in Kinder Morgan IPO. more...

February 9, 2011 - Hogan Lovells US, LLP announced that José Luis Vittor joined the Houston office as partners in the Infrastructure, Project, and Public Finance and Energy practices. more...

February 8, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Jason Richardson successfully defended his client, an annuity company, against a lawsuit seeking millions of dollars in damages allegedly resulting from a stranger-initiated annuity transaction. more...

January 2011

January 21, 2011 – UHLC alumnus John Cleaves developed “JuryTracker,” an application for iPads that provides a uniform language for taking notes, a uniform system for determining the mindset of individual jurors and tools to keep jury consultants apprised on a daily basis. more...

January 18, 2011 – UHLC alumnus Glenn Rhodes, one of the world’s leading intellectual property attorneys, will serve as Kilpatrick Townsend’s Managing Partner of the Taipei office. more...

January 18, 2011 – Morgan, Lewis& Bockius, LLP announced that Brian Bradshaw, UHLC alumnus with  more than 15 years' experience in project development, will join the firm as a partner in its Energy Transactions practice and co-chair the firm's Latin America practice. more...

January 17, 2011 – UHLC alumna Marcy Rothman has joined Kane Russell Coleman & Logan, PC as a Director and practices in the Litigation section. more...

January 17, 2011 - UHLC alumna Angela Offerman has joined Kane Russell Coleman & Logan, PC as an Associate and practices in the Insolvency & Creditor Rights and Litigation sections. more...

January 8, 2011 – Native Houstonian and UHLC alumnus Richard Brooks Walters, a named member of Kormeier & Walters, LLP, passed away from complications of cancer. more...

January 6, 2011 - Congressman Ted Poe, a UHLC alumnus, introduced the Ensuring Affordable Energy Act, a bill that will prohibit federal funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to be used to implement or enforce a cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gases.  more...

January 5, 2011 - Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation elected the Honorable Victor G. Carrillo, a UHLC alumnus and former Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission, to the Company's Board of Directors. more...

January 3, 2011 – UHLC alumna Sylvia Mayer published an article in the Energy Law Special Report of the Texas Lawyer, entitled “Help Energy Clients Survive Tough Times.” more...