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December 2022

PatelDecember 19th – UHLC alumnus, Andrew C.J. Bueso ’14, has been promoted to partner to Bracewell LLP, according to a press release from the firm. more...

PatelDecember 15th – UHLC alumna, Emily Hague ’07, has been named Director of The Environmental Partnership, according to a press release from American Petroleum Institute. more...

PatelDecember 12th – UHLC alumnus, Alamdar S. Hamdani ’99, has been sworned in as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas, according to a press release by the United States Department of Justice. more...

November 2022

PatelNovember 15th – UHLC alumni, Harrison Tucker ’08, has been elected to partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, according to a press release from the firm. More…

PatelNovember 8th – UHLC alumni, Jeffrey Kuo ’14, has been elected to shareholder at Polsinelli, according to a press release from the firm. More…

October 2022

PatelOctober 27th – UHLC alumna, Stefanie Vincent ’11, has been promoted to counsel at Latham & Watkins LLP, according to a press release from the firm. More…

PatelOctober 6th – UHLC alumni, Sagar Patel ’13, has been elected to partner at Locke Lord LLP, according to a press release from the firm. More…

October 4th – UHLC alumna, Deborah Williamson ’81, has been named to The American Lawyer’s list of “South Trailblazers”, according to a press release from Dykema. More…

September 2022

September 19th – UHLC alumni, Todd Ransom ’04, has joined Troutman Pepper as partner in Charlotte, NC, according to the press release from Cision. More…

September 8th – UHLC alumni, Michael E. Clark ’00, has joined Womble Bond Dickinson as senior counsel, according to a press release from the firm. More…

August 2022

August 18th – UHLC alumnus, Charles Guerin ’80, Cliff Harrison ’82, Dennis Siaw-Lattey ’12, Dick Schwartz ’79, John Cornwell ’05, Justin Ratley ’14, Mary Koks ’96 and Pooneh Momeni ’15, have been selected for the 2023 Best Lawyers in America list, according to a press release from Munsch Hardt. More…

August 18th – UHLC alumni, Russell Chorush ’01, Allen Bullwinkel ’11, and Eric Enger ’12, have been selected to the 2023 Best Lawyers in America and UHLC alumni, Blaine Larson ’12 and Chris Limbacher ’16, have been named to The Best Lawyers 2023 Ones to Watch list, according to a press release from the firm. more...

August 18th – UHLC alumni, Jason Williams ’04 and Erin Bullard ’15, have been selected to the 2023 Best Lawyers in America legal guide and Ones to Watch listing respectively, according to a press release from the firm. more...

 

August 18th – UHLC alumnus, Gary G. Moates ’73, has been named to 360West Magazine’s Top Attorneys 2022, according to an article from 360West Magazine. more...

August 15th – UHLC alumnus, Aaron Guerrero ’05, has joined Bonds Ellis Eppich Schafer Jones LLP as a partner, according to an article from Law360. more...

August 8th – UHLC alumna, Rosland Fisher McLeod ’96, has joined Cincinnati Children’s Hospital as Senior Vice President, Legal and Public Affairs, and Chief Legal Officer, according to a press release from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. more...

July 2022

July 26th – UHLC alumnus, Tom Stilwell ’94, has joined Sorrels Law as Senior Trial Counsel, according to a press release from the firm. more...

July 25th – UHLC alumnus, Jeffrey D. Chi ’22, has joined Polsinelli’s Intellectual Property Group as Counsel, according to a press release from the firm. more...

Fredrick WilsonJuly 11th – UHLC alumnus Fredrick Wilson ’12 has joined Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP as a partner, according to a press release from the firm.  more...

Robert Lemus ’07July 8th – UHLC alumnus Robert Lemus ’07 has joined Gordon & Rees LLP as a partner in the Houston office, according to a press release from the firm.  more...

Marcella C. Burke ’12July 7th – UHLC alumna Marcella C. Burke ’12 has joined Eversheds Sutherland as a partner in the Houston office, according to a press release from the firm. more...

Jennifer Barks ’13July 5th – UHLC alumna Jennifer Barks ’13 has been promoted to special counsel at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, according to a press release from the firm.  https://www.kelleydrye.com/News-Events/News/Press-Releases/Kelley-Drye-Announces-2022-New-Partners-Special-Co

June 2022

Tarush Anand ’06June 29th – UHLC alumnus Tarush Anand ’06 has been named to the 2022 Texas Rising Stars list, according to a press release from McGlinchey Stafford PLLC.  more...

Katherine Franco ‘09June 17th – UHLC alumna, Katherine Franco ‘09, was featured in a Houston Business Journal article of 40 Under 40 Class of 2022.  more...

Audrey Mullert Vicknair ’91June 16th – UHLC alumna Audrey Mullert Vicknair ’91 has been elected 2022-2023 Fellows Chair of the Texas Bar Foundation, according to a press release from the Foundation.  more...

May 2022

Alison Chen ‘03May 16th – UHLC alumna, Alison Chen ‘03, has been named as managing partner of the Houston office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, according to a press release from the firm.  more...

Julian C. Gomez ‘00May 11th – UHLC alumnus, Julian C. Gomez ‘00, has been inducted into Texas A&M Agricultural Economics Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry, according to AgriLife Today.  more...

April 2022

Brenna R. Lermon ‘14April 29th – UHLC alumna, Brenna R. Lermon ‘14, has been appointed to shareholder at Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C., according to a press release from the firm.  more...

Modinat “Abby” Kotun ‘13April 29th – UHLC alumna, Modinat “Abby” Kotun ‘13, has been appointed as at-large director on the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, according to a post by State Bar of Texas.  more...

Allison Kimbler ’14April 12th – UHLC alumna, Allison Kimbler ’14, has been promoted to Vice President and Chief of Administration at the Bashen Corporation, according to an article from Digital Journal. more...

Jonathan Ishee ’09April 11th – UHLC alumnus, Jonathan Ishee ’09, has joined Troutman Pepper as a partner, according to a press release from the firm. more…

Diego Capistrano ’18April 11th– UHLC alumnus, Diego Capistrano ’18, has joined Veirano Advogados as a partner at the firm’s Rio de Janeiro office, according to a press release from the firm. more…

Lavonne Burke ’11April 6th – UHLC alumna, Lavonne Burke ’11, has been promoted to VP Legal – Security & Resiliency and Digital (IT) at Dell Technologies. https://mcca.com/mcca-people/lavonne-burke-hopkins/

Sara Brinkmann ’09April 5th – UHLC alumna, Sara Brinkmann ’09, has joined King & Spalding as a partner at the firm’s Health Care Practice, according to an article from Law360. more…

Collin Rose ’99April 4th– UHLC alumnus, Collin Rose ’99, has joined K&L Gates LLP as a partner at the firm, according to a press release from the firm more...

 

March 2022

Justin Ratley ’14Dennis Siaw-Lattey ’12Brenna Lermon ‘14March 22nd – UHLC alumni Justin Ratley ’14, Dennis Siaw-Lattey ’12, and Brenna Lermon ‘14, have been named 2022 Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, according to a press release from Munsch Hardt.  more...

Charles Hammaker ’86March 22nd – UHLC alumnus, Charles Hammaker ’86, has been appointed to the Galveston County Water Control & Improvement District No. 12 Board of Directors, according to a press release from Bressler, Amery & Ross. more... 

Darren Braun ’13March 22nd – UHLC alumnus, Darren Braun ’13, has been named a 2022 Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers, according to a press release from Mahendru P.C..  more...

Erin Bullard ‘15March 22nd – UHLC alumna, Erin Bullard ‘15, has been named a 2022 Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers, according to a press release from Bissinger, Oshman, Williams & Strasburger.  more...

Marcella Burke ’12Sumera Khan ’09DeAndrea Washington ’09March 21st – UHLC alumni, Marcella Burke ’12, Sumera Khan ’09, and DeAndrea Washington ’09, were named in The Top 50 Women Leaders of Houston for 2022, according to the Women We Admire article.  more...

Robin R. Smith ’11March 21st – UHLC alumna, Robin R. Smith ’11, has been promoted to counsel at Haynes and Boone, LLP, according to a press release from the firm.  more...

Kartik R. Singapura ‘12March 16th – UHLC alumnus, Kartik R. Singapura ‘12, has been promoted to partner at Bell Nunnally according to a press release from the firm.  more...

Nina B. Skinner ’01March 14th – UHLC alumna, Nina B. Skinner ’01, has joined Blank Rome LLP as a partner at the firm’s Corporate, M&A, and Securities group in Houston, according to a press release from the firm. more...

Mishell Parreno-Taylor ’03March 2nd – UHLC alumna, Mishell Parreno-Taylor ’03, has joined Akerman LLP as a partner at the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group in Houston and Los Angeles, according to a press release from the firm. more...

February 2022

John Cornwell ’05February 17th – UHLC alumnus, John Cornwell ’05, has been named managing shareholder of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr's Houston office, according to a press release from the firm.  more...

Jesús Castillón ’09February 14th – UHLC alumnus, Jesús Castillón ’09, has been promoted to partner at Perkins Coie, according to a Texas Lawyer article. more...

Donna Clark ’83Susan F. Harris ’88February 10th – UHLC alumni, Donna Clark ’83 and Susan F. Harris ’88, have joined Norton Rose as partners in the firm’s health care practice, according to a press release from Law360.  more...

Kelvin Hsu ’06February 8th – UHLC alumnus, Kelvin Hsu ’06, has been promoted to partner in Denton’s San Diego office, according to a press release from the firm. more...

Paul Moak ’95February 8th – UHLC alumnus, Paul Moak ’95, has joined Reed Smith as a partner, according to a press release from the firm.  more...

Dick Sayles ’74February 7th – UHLC alumnus, Dick Sayles ’74, was inducted into the Lawdragon Hall of Fame Class of 2022, according to a press release from the firm.  more...

January 2022

January 11th – UHLC alumni, Matt Hoffman ’12 and Peter Danysh ’13, have been promoted to counsel at Vinson and Elkins, according to a press release from the firm.   more...

January 11th – UHLC alumnus, Darren Smith ’13, has been promoted to partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, LLP, according to a press release from the firm.   more...

January 6th – UHLC alumna, Kelcy Palmer ’13, has been promoted as shareholder at Littler Mendelson, P.C., according to a press release from the firm.   more...

January 4th – UHLC alumna, Kimberly C. Gordy ’10, has been promoted to partner at Baker & Hostetler, LLP, according to a press release from the firm.   more...

January 4th – UHLC alumnus, Muhammad “Mo” Aziz ’03, has been recognized by ALM Media, LLC and Texas Lawyer as the “Attorney of the Year” in their Texas Legal Excellence Awards 2021, according to a press release from Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner.  more...

January 1st – UHLC alumni, Mini Kapoor ’11 and Kim P. Mai ’12, have been promoted to partners at Haynes and Boone, LLP, according to a press release from the firm.   more...

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