Alumni in the News

February 2016

February 2— UHLC alumnus Brian G. Rose ‘07 has been elected as a partner at Porter Hedges, according to an announcement on the firm’s website. more...

 

January 2016

January 30— UHLC alumna and president of the Houston Bar Association, Laura Gibson ‘84 is leaving Ogden Gibson Broocks Longoria & Hall LLP, to lead Dentons’ Houston labor and employment practice, according to an article reported by Law360.  more...

January 27— UHLC alumna Amie Berg ‘99 has been selected to participate in the 2016 pilot of the Texas A&M University Regional Collaborative for Computer Science, according to an article on the YourHoustonNews.com website.  more...

January 27— UHLC alumnus Rick Burleson ‘80 has joined Paul Hastings in Houston, according to an article on the Bloomberg Big Law Business website.  more...

January 22—UHLC alumnus Shannon Quadros ’10, has joined the firm of Kilmer Crosby & Walker PLLC. more...

January 21— UHLC alumna, Katie Tipper-McWhorter ‘12, has joined Hicks Thomas LLP as an associate, according to an announcement distributed by PRNewswire.  more...

January 20— Baker & MsKenzie has elected UHLC graduates Marcos Basso ‘00, Emily Harbison ‘07, and Kai Kramer ‘05 to be new partners in North America in the International Commercial Practice, the Compensation and Employment Law Practice, and the Tax Practice respectively.  The elections were effective January 1, 2016.  more...

January 20— UHLC alumnus John Brinkmann ‘09 is now a principal at Fish & Richardson, according to a press release from the law firm.  more...

Joshua C. Thomas ‘08January 19— UHLC alumnus Joshua C. Thomas ‘08 has been elected as a partner in the Houston office of BakerHostetler, according to an announcement on the firm’s website.  more...

Benjamin Rajabi ’08January 15—Sutherland Elects 18 New Counsel members, one of which is UHLC Alumnus, Benjamin Rajabi ’08.  more...

Donald T. Hueske ‘90Kacie M. Bevers ‘09January 13— Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is pleased to announce that two UHLC Alumni have received promotions.  Donald T. Hueske ‘90 has been promoted to Member of the firm and Kacie M. Bevers ‘09 has been promoted to Of Counsel status.  more...

Andrew Lai ‘04January 12— UHLC alumnus Andrew Lai ‘04 is the new chief financial officer of Hydrocarb Energy Corporation, according to a PRNewswire press release.  more...

January 8— Deal Magazin reported that UHLC LLM alumnus Robin Klatt ‘99 has joined the German HEYMERADER firm as a partner.  more...

R. Alan York ‘89January 7— The Texas-based trial and appellate law firm GODWIN PC has named Houston appellate attorney, UHLC Alumnus and Firm President R. Alan York ‘89 as Managing Shareholder and Chief Operating Officer, effective January 6, 2016.  more...

Jessica Farley ‘05January 7— UHLC alumna Jessica Farley ‘05 was among 14 attorneys who were promoted by Norton Rose Fulbright in the United States, according to a press release by the firm.  more...

January 5— UHLC alumna Mimi Stansbury ‘97 is the new V.P. Controls & Administration of OFS Portal, according to an article on the World Oil website.  more...

Mishell Parreno Taylor ‘03January 4— Mishell Parreno Taylor ‘03, an attorney in the San Diego office of Littler and UHLC alumna, has been named as one of the 2016 elevated Shareholders, effective January 1.  more...

James Frederick ‘07January 4— James Frederick ‘07, an attorney in the Dallas office of Littler and University of Houston Law Center alum, has been elevated to Shareholder, effective January 1.  more...

Michael Smith ‘08January 2— UHLC alumnus, Michael Smith ‘08 has joined Strasburger & Price, LLP, according to a press release that was available from Westlaw Next.  more...

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