On the Move is a listing of Texas attorneys who have been promoted within a firm, transferred to a new firm, or have established new practices. If you have a listing for On the Move, please fill out our online form at texasbar.com/tbj; mail it to Texas Bar Journal, P.O. Box 12487, Austin, TX 78711-2487; or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. NORTH TEXAS Jason Tomlin, R. Scott Mayo, and Christopher Hanlon have joined Fletcher, Farley, Shipman & Salinas, 8750 N. Central Expy., Ste. 1600, Dallas 75231. Megan Dredla Hoyt, previously with Patton Hoyt, has joined Thompson & Knight as counsel to the intellectual property practice group, 1722 Routh St., Ste. 1500, Dallas 75201. James “Jim” Strawn, most recently of counsel to Burleson, is now energy of counsel to Winstead, 777 Main St., Ste. 1100, Fort Worth 76102. Victor Johnson, previously a principal in the Yarbrough Law Group, has joined Dykema’s intellectual property group, 1717 Main St., Ste. 4000, Dallas 75201. Christopher Villa has joined the Willis Law Group, 10440 N. Central Expy., Ste. 520, Dallas 75231. Sidley Austin has added 29 new lawyers to the group’s Dallas office, 717 N. Harwood, Ste. 3400, Dallas 75201. Ann Marie Painter, most recently with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, is now a partner in Perkins Coie’s labor and employment practice, 2001 Ross Ave., Ste. 4225, Dallas 75201. Dana Stewart was promoted to partner in Duffee & Eitzen, 4311 Oak Lawn Ave., Ste. 600, Dallas 75219. The Law Office of Lee Baldwin has relocated to 4054 McKinney, Ste. 310, Dallas 75204. Phelps Dunbar announced the opening of a new office in Dallas-Fort Worth, established with six attorneys formerly of Cantey Hanger, 115 Grand Ave., Ste. 222, Southlake 76092. SOUTH CENTRAL Daryl Lansdale Jr. has been promoted to partner-in-charge with Norton Rose Fulbright, 300 Convent St., Ste. 2100, San Antonio 78205. Roger Enriquez was appointed director of the College of Public Policy’s Center for Policy Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio, 501 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., San Antonio 78207. Charlie J. Cilfone, most recently with Shelton & Valadez, has joined Plunkett & Griesenbeck as a shareholder, 1635 N.E. Loop 410, Ste. 900, San Antonio 78209. Deanna L. Whitley has opened the Whitley Law Firm, 206 E. Locust St., San Antonio 78212. Daniel Lanfear, most recently a partner with Strasburger & Price, has opened the Lanfear Law Firm, One Energy Plaza, 8620 N. New Braunfels, Ste. 215, San Antonio 78217. Jason E. Nolingberg, former associate of the Sadler Law Firm, has joined Winstead, 300 Convent St., Ste. 2700, San Antonio 78205. Maureen Scott Franco is now federal public defender, headquartered in the Federal Building, 727 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd., Ste. B-207, San Antonio 78206. GULF COAST H. Miles Cohn, formerly with Sheiness, Scott, Grossman & Cohn, is now a shareholder in Crain, Caton & James, 1401 McKinney St., Ste. 1700, Houston 77010. Yvette Recio is now an associate with Wyatt & Gracey, 26418 Oak Ridge Dr., the Woodlands 77380. Alejandro “Alex” Cestero, previously with Lufkin Industries, is now vice president and co-general counsel to Weatherford International, 2000 St. James Pl., Houston 77056. Cleve J. Glenn, previously a senior associate of PricewaterhouseCoopers, joined K&L Gates, 1000 Main St., Ste. 2550, Houston 77002. Mark Christopher James, formerly of Henslee Schwartz, is now senior counsel to Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, 808 Travis St., 20th Fl., Houston 77002. CENTRAL TEXAS Ann Benolken, previously with Jackson Walker, is now a partner with Norton Rose Fulbright, 98 San Jacinto Blvd., Ste. 1100, Austin 78701. Kandice K. Sanaie, formerly of the Texas Association of Business, is now director of regulatory affairs for United- Healthcare, 1001 Congress Ave., Ste. 300, Austin 78701. Karen Nelson, former deputy inspector general and chief counsel to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of Inspector General, has joined DLA Piper’s national health care enforcement and compliance practice as of counsel, 401 Congress Ave., Ste. 2500, Austin 78701. Cabrach “Cab” Connor is now partner with Taylor Dunham, 301 Congress Ave., Ste. 1050, Austin 78701. Margaret Uhlig Pemberton, former director of legal services at the Public Utility Commission of Texas, has joined Norton Rose Fulbright, 98 San Jacinto Blvd., Ste. 1100, Austin 78701. Jonathan L. Chaltain is now an associate of Arnold & Placek, 203 E. Main St., Ste. 201, Round Rock 78664. Kerry Ugarte is now shareholder in Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody, 401 Congress Ave., Ste. 2200, Austin 78701. Kevin Duddlesten, most recently with Littler Mendelson in Boston, has joined McGuireWoods, 816 Congress Ave., Ste. 940, Austin 78701. Christina T. Wisdom, formerly vice president and general counsel to the Texas Chemical Council, is now of counsel to Gardere Wynne Sewell, 600 Congress Ave., Ste. 3000, Austin 78701. OUT OF STATE Felicia V. Manno, a former assistant U.S. attorney in Chicago and Dallas, has joined Greenberg Traurig as a shareholder in its litigation practice, 77 W. Wacker Dr., Ste. 3100, Chicago, IL 60601.
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