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 submit an 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 email@example.com. CENTRAL Caitlin Haney is now an associate of the Haney Law Firm, 808 W. 10th St., Ste. 100, Austin 78701. Steven D. Baker, formerly of the Law Offices of Steven D. Baker, is now counsel to Giordani, Swanger, Ripp & Phillips, 100 Congress Ave., Ste. 1440, Austin 78701. Kimberly G. Davis, previously with Greenberg Traurig, is now director of legal counsel for Charles Schwab & Co., 12401 Research Blvd., Bldg. 2, Austin 78759. Nina Hess Hsu, previously with Texas Mutual Insurance Company, is now general counsel to the Supreme Court of Texas, P.O. Box 12248, Austin 78711. Michael A. Shaunessy is now partner in McGinnis Lochridge, 600 Congress Ave., Ste. 2100, Austin 78701. Jo Ann Merica is now special counsel to McGinnis Lochridge, 600 Congress Ave., Ste. 2100, Austin 78701. Eric Johnston is now an associate of McGinnis Lochridge, 600 Congress Ave., Ste. 2100, Austin 78701. Cynthia Grisham O’Keeffe, previously with the Office of the Texas Attorney General, is now general counsel to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, 701 W. 51st St., Austin 78751. Mark Oakes was promoted to partner in the Austin office of Norton Rose Fulbright, 98 San Jacinto Blvd., Ste. 1100, Austin 78701. GULF Beth Ann Dranguet, formerly with Dimensional Fund Advisors, is now senior counsel to and assistant corporate secretary at KBR Inc., 601 Jefferson St., Houston 77002. Shauna Johnson Clark was promoted to head of employment and labor of the United States practice of Norton Rose Fulbright, 1301 McKinney St., Ste. 5100, Houston 77010. M. Carter Crow was promoted to partner- in-charge with the Houston office of Norton Rose Fulbright, 1301 McKinney St., Ste. 5100, Houston 77010. Mary E. Reveles, previously with the Fort Bend County Attorney’s Office, is now employee relations adviser to Phillips 66, 3010 Briarpark Dr., Houston 77042. Bryan E. McEachern, previously with the Child Support Division of the Office of the Texas Attorney General, is now managing attorney of Bryan E. McEachern, 2905 Toccoa Rd., Beaumont 77703. Elisa Salazar and Paola Velazquez, formerly with Steven M. Lee, are now partners in Salazar & Velazquez, 1511 N. Durham St., Houston 77008. Brian R. Carter was promoted to general counsel to TriStar Global Energy Solutions Inc., 12600 N. Featherwood Dr., Ste. 330, Houston 77034. Mike Cortez, previously outsource project counsel to Bechtel Corporation, and Brenton Pharis, formerly with LyondellBasell, are now senior counsel to Andrews Myers, 3900 Essex Ln., Ste. 800, Houston 77027. Walter Clark Martin IV, previously of the Law Office of Walter C. Martin, is now an attorney with the Martin Law Firm, 321 Heights Blvd., Houston 77007. Brian Boyle was promoted to partner in the Houston office of Norton Rose Fulbright, 1301 McKinney, Ste. 5100, Houston 77010. David A. Nachtigall, formerly with Joyce, McFarland + McFarland, is now managing member in David A. Nachtigall, Attorney at Law, 808 Travis, 24th Fl., Houston 77002. Rene A. Treviño, formerly with Weil, Gotshal & Manges, is now of counsel to Greenberg Traurig, 1000 Louisiana St., Ste. 1700, Houston 77002. Daniel J. Davis, formerly with Upton, Mickits & Heymann, is now an attorney with and managing member in Daniel J. Davis Law, P.O. Box 331487, Corpus Christi 78463. Blake Newton is now an associate of Anderson, Smith, Null & Stofer, 101 W. Goodwin Ave., Seventh Fl., Victoria 77902. Jennifer Cafferty, previously general counsel to the Texas Supreme Court, is now director of alumni relations at Vinson & Elkins, 1001 Fannin St., Ste. 2500, Houston 77002. Michael Larkin, previously with Adams and Reese, is now partner in Porter Hedges, 1000 Main St., 36th Fl., Houston 77002. Robert Markel Weinberg and Butler Hailey have merged to form Robert Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey, with offices in Houston, Sugar Land, Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas. NORTH TEXAS Brandon Zuniga is now an associate of Carstens & Cahoon, 13760 Noel Rd., Ste. 900, Dallas 75240. Jeff Wolff, formerly with Jordan, Houser & Flournoy and Fulbright & Jaworski, is now managing member in Wolff Law, 3400 Carlisle St., Ste. 200, Dallas 75204. Nicole P. Wolff, previously with Calloway, Norris, Burdette & Weber, is now a member in Wolff Law, 3400 Carlisle St., Ste. 200, Dallas 75204. Sarah Russell Duff, formerly with Hermes Sargent Bates, has formed the Duff Law Firm, 206 S. Tennessee St., McKinney 75069. Samuel B. Burke, previously with Wood, Thacker & Weatherly, is now a shareholder in Alagood & Cartwright, 1710 Westminster, Denton 76205. Arti Mangla, James O. Gibbs, Clay Cosse, and Timothy Rutledge have joined Fletcher, Farley, Shipman & Salinas as attorneys, 9201 N. Central Expy., Ste. 600, Dallas 75231. Maureen Milligan is now chief of community prosecution and community courts in the Dallas City Attorney’s Office, 1500 Marilla St., Rm. 7DN, Dallas 75201. Jorge I. Gutierrez, formerly with Looper Reed & McGraw, is now of counsel to Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, 901 Main St., Ste. 5500, Dallas 75202. Christopher A. Scifres is now an associate of Ford Nassen & Baldwin, 8080 N. Central Expy., Ste. 1600, Dallas 75206. Preston L. Jones, previously with the Ortiz Law Firm, is now a senior associate of Davis & Associates, 17750 Preston Rd., Ste. 250, Dallas 75252. Karen Gren Scholer, previously with Jones Day, is now a principal in Carter Scholer Stafford Arnett Hamada & Mockler, 8150 N. Central Expy., Ste. 1950, Dallas 75206. Henry Wyche Hunter, formerly with the Law Office of Marsha L. Hunter, is now owner of and principal attorney in the Law Office of Henry Wyche Hunter, 9603 White Rock Trl, Ste. 133, Dallas 75238. Robert Banta, formerly with Locke Lord, is now partner in Scheef & Stone, 2601 Network Blvd., Ste. 102, Frisco 75034. Elizann Carroll, formerly with the Richard Law Group, is now the manager of Carroll Law, 4514 Travis St., Ste. 300, Dallas 75205. Jason Binford is now director of Kane Russell Coleman & Logan, 1601 Elm St., Ste. 3700, Dallas 75201. Ashley Watkins McDowell is now a shareholder in KoonsFuller, 1717 McKinney Ave., Ste. 1500, Dallas 75202. Rachel Flatt is now owner of the Law Office of Rachel Flatt, 614 Oak Ave., Sulphur Springs 75482. John Warren, formerly with the Dallas District Attorney’s Office, now owns John Warren, Attorney at Law, 104 W. Main St., Gainesville 76240. Sharon E. Giraud, formerly of Petrovich & Giraud, is now solo practitioner of Sharon E. Giraud, 3300 Joyce Dr., Fort Worth 76116. Newton J. Jones is now senior counsel to Thiebaud Remington Thornton Bailey, 1445 Ross Ave., Ste. 4800, Dallas 75202. Russell G. Thornton and Ty Bailey are now partners in Thiebaud Remington Thornton Bailey, 1445 Ross Ave., Ste. 4800, Dallas 75202. Alan J. Rosenberg, previously with Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, is now partner in the Willis Law Group, 10440 N. Central Expy., Ste. 520, Dallas 78231. Travis D. Shahan, formerly with Hiersche, Hayward, Drakeley & Urbach, is now a transactions attorney with FedEx Office and Print Services Inc., Three Galleria Tower, 13155 Noel Rd., Ste. 1600, Dallas 75140. SOUTH CENTRAL Robert E. Brzezinski is now a partner in Tom Rhodes Law Firm, 126 Villita St., San Antonio 78205. Ashley Bowen was named an associate attorney of Reagan Burrus, 401 Main Plaza, Ste. 200, New Braunfels 78130. Kelli Cubeta, formerly with Billing Services Group, is now general counsel to ISS Facility Services Inc., 1019 Central Pkwy. North, San Antonio 78232. Kurt G. Daum, formerly with Highland Capital Management, is now senior fixed-income securities analyst for USAA Asset Management, 9800 Fredericksburg Rd., A-3-E San Antonio 78288. Catherine Casiano, previously with the Bexar County Domestic Relations Office, is now director of recruitment for St. Mary’s University School of Law, One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio 78228. Melissa McClenahan, formerly of the McClenahan Law Firm, was appointed as associate judge of the Child Protection Court of Central Texas, 150 N. Seguin, Ste. 312, New Braunfels 78130. Larry J. Goldman, formerly with Goldman Phipps, is now managing partner in Goldman & Associates, 10100 Reunion Pl., Ste. 800, San Antonio 78216. Michael H. Wallis is now a partner in Thornton Biechlin Segrato Reynolds & Guerra, 100 NE Loop 410, Ste. 500, San Antonio 78216. Leslie Lewis, Sarah R. Minter, and Gregory J. Peterson, formerly with Goldman Phipps, are now partners in Goldman & Associates, 10100 Reunion Pl., Ste. 800, San Antonio 78216. SOUTH TEXAS David H. Jones, formerly with Kittleman, Thomas & Gonzales, is now owner of the Law Office of David H. Jones, 6521 N. 10th St., Ste. E, McAllen 78504. Ignacio Torteya III, previously with the Torteya Law Firm, is now magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Brownsville Division, 600 E. Harrison St., Rm. 203, Brownsville 78520. WEST TEXAS Lane Andrew Haygood, previously with the Mongomery County District Attorney’s Office, is now the solo practitioner of Haygood Law Firm, 522 N. Grant Ave., Odessa 79761. OUT OF STATE Kara O. Gansmann, formerly with the 14th Court of Appeals, is now a staff attorney with Cranfill, Sumner, and Hartzog, 319 N. 3rd St., Ste. 300, Wilmington, N.C. 28401.
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