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 firstname.lastname@example.org. CENTRAL Joey Moore is now an associate of Walsh, Anderson, Gallegos, Green, and Trevi.o, 505 E. Huntland Dr., Ste. 600, Austin 78752. Tom Jacob, formerly of Archuleta, Alsaffar, and Higginbotham, is now an associate of Whitehurst, Harkness, Brees, Cheng, Alsaffar, and Higginbotham, 5113 Southwest Pkwy., Ste. 150, Austin 78735. Gunnar P. Seaquist, previously in the Office of the Attorney General of Texas, is now an associate of Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta, 3711 S. MoPac Expwy., Bldg. One, Ste. 300, Austin 78746. Lindsey J. Gill is now an associate of the Law Office of Becky Beaver, 816 Congress Ave., Ste. 1600, Austin 78701. Milam Newby is now a managing partner in Vinson & Elkins, 2801 Via Fortuna, Ste. 100, Austin 78746. Kenneth Besserman, previously with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, is now general counsel to the Texas Restaurant Association, 1400 Lavaca St., Austin 78701. Hal Sanders, previously with Haynes and Boone, is now owner of Hal Sanders Mediator, 306 Henseley, Austin 78738. Shannon Alex King has been named partner in Fritz, Byrne, Head & Harrison, 98 San Jacinto Blvd., Ste. 2000, Austin 78701. Stewart Whitehead is now managing shareholder in Winstead, 401 Congress Ave., Ste. 2100, Austin 78701. Denise S. Thrash, previously with Lacefield & Thrash, was appointed municipal court judge of the Village of Volente, 16100 Wharf Cv., Volente 78641. Stan O. Springerley, formerly Smith County assistant criminal district attorney, is now assistant general counsel to the Williamson County Judge’s Office, 710 S. Main St., Ste. 200, Georgetown 78626. Lisa Clute is now associate general counsel to Emerson Process Management, 1100 W. Louis Henna Blvd., Bldg. One, Round Rock 78681. EAST TEXAS Steven R. Green, formerly with Head & Green, is now owner of Steven R. Green, Attorney and Counselor at Law, 209 E. Corsicana St., Athens 75751. GULF Pam Kaminsky is now an attorney with Walsh, Anderson, Gallegos, Green, and Trevi.o, 10375 Richmond Ave., Ste. 750, Houston 77042. Kevin Trautner is now a partner in Andrews Kurth, 600 Travis St., Ste. 4200, Houston 77002. John Porter is now partner-in-charge in Baker Botts, One Shell Plz., 910 Louisiana St., Houston 77002. Kelli Gunter is now an associate of Kane Russell Coleman & Logan, 919 Milam St., Ste. 2200, Houston 77002. Michael E. Niebruegge, previously a partner with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, is now a partner in Bracewell & Giuliani, 711 Louisiana St., Ste. 2300, Houston 77002. A. Cade Mason is now an associate of Branscomb, 802 N. Carancahua St., Ste. 1900, Corpus Christi 78401. Erin Lunceford is now a managing shareholder in Sprott Newsom Lunceford Quattlebaum Messenger, 2211 Norfolk St., Ste. 1150, Houston 77098. H. Emerson Grogro is now an associate of Bannwart & Associates, 7322 Southwest Fwy., Ste. 1510, Houston 77074. Maureen Blackburn Jennings, formerly with Phelps Dunbar, is now principal in Maureen Blackburn Jennings, Attorney at Law, Three Riverway, Ste. 1800, Houston 77056. Nicole Broussard is now owner of Nicole Broussard, Attorney and Counselor at Law, 17300 El Camino Real, Ste. 110, Houston 77058. Lisa A. Louck is now legal counsel for global supply chain at Weatherford, 2000 St. James Place, Houston 77056. Diane S. Davis, previously with Willingham, Fultz & Cougill, is now a senior associate of Funderburk Funderburk Courtois, 2777 Allen Pkwy., Ste. 1000, Houston 77019. David B. Swick, formerly with Ramey, Chandler, Quinn & Zito, is now an attorney with Smith & Hassler, 1445 N. Loop West, Ste. 700, Houston 77008. Ronald E. Hood, formerly with Hays, McConn, Rice & Pickering, is now special counsel to Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard, 815 Walker St., Ste. 1447, Houston 77002. Nicholas Simon and Sean O’Rourke, formerly with the Buzbee Law Firm, are now partners in Simon O’Rourke, 11550 Fuqua, Ste. 360, Houston 77034. J. Kevin Shaw, formerly with Hawkins & Associates, is now a senior attorney with Bain & Barkley, 14090 Southwest Fwy., Ste. 450, Sugar Land 77478. Geoffrey Berg, previously with Diamond McCarthy, is now a partner in Berg Feldman Johnson Bell, 4203 Montrose Blvd., Ste. 150, Houston 77006. Brian Levy, formerly with Rosenberg Sprovach, and Michelle Mishoe Miller, formerly with the Law Office of Michelle C. Mishoe, are now associates of Kennard, Blankenship & Robinson, 5433 Westheimer Rd., Ste. 825, Houston 77056. Carl Jay Quezeda is now an associate of Crinion Davis & Richardson, 17040 El Camino Real, Ste. 200, Houston 77058. John P. Tomaszewski, previously with TRUSTe, is now senior counsel to Seyfarth Shaw, 700 Milam St., Ste. 1400, Houston 77002. Emma C. Mata and Dennis A. Clifford were promoted to partners in Seyfarth Shaw, 700 Milam St., Ste. 1400, Houston 77002. Madison M. Hagopian is now an associate of Benjamin Miller, 4900 Woodway Dr., Ste. 517, Houston 77056. Hunter Simmons is now principal in the Simmons Law Firm, 1004 Congress St., 3rd Fl., Houston 77002. Zachary P. Oliva, previously with the Kilburn Law Firm, is now a partner in Kiefaber & Oliva, 708 Main St., Ste. 600, Houston 77002. NORTH D.C. Sauter has been named a partner in Wick Phillips, 3131 McKinney Ave., Ste. 100, Dallas 75204. Charles Hardy is now of counsel to Slates Harwell, 1700 Pacific, Ste. 3800, Dallas 75201. J. Allen Roach Jr. is now an associate of Hiersche, Hayward, Drakeley & Urbach, 15303 Dallas Pkwy., Ste. 700, Addison 75001. M. Jermaine Watson is now shareholder in M.J. Watson & Associates, 325 N. Saint Paul St., Ste. 2200, Dallas 75201. Michael Rumac was promoted to shareholder in David & Goodman, Two Lincoln Centre, 5420 LBJ Fwy., Ste. 1200, Dallas 75240. Abby M. Foster is now an associate of the Parker Firm, 121 S. Tennessee St., McKinney 75069. Rebekah Steely Brooker, previously with Passman & Jones, is now a member in Scheef & Stone, 500 N. Akard St., Ste. 2700, Dallas 75201. Ifeyinwa “Ify” J. Seales has formed the Seales Law Firm, 325 N. Saint Paul St., Ste. 3100, Dallas 75201. Scott Christiansen, formerly with Neuberger Berman, is now managing partner in the Christiansen Law Firm, 315 S. Jupiter Rd., Ste. 115, Allen 75002. Christopher L. Harris is now an associate of Kane Russell Coleman & Logan, 1601 Elm St., Ste. 3700, Dallas 75201. Bart F. Higgins is now a principal in Shields Legal Group, 16301 Quorum Dr., Ste. 250B, Addison 75001. Michael R. Johnson, David L. Paschall, and John D. Rosenberg, all formerly of Goins, Underkofler, Crawford & Langdon, are now partners in Rosenberg Paschall Johnson, 2001 Bryan St., Ste. 2125, Dallas 75201. Paul B. Underkofler and E. Eldridge Goins Jr., both previously of Goins, Underkofler, Crawford & Langdon, are now of counsel to Rosenberg Paschall Johnson, 2001 Bryan St., Ste. 2125, Dallas 75201. Christian Ellis and David Seidler are now partners in Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, 420 Commerce St., Ste. 500, Fort Worth 76102. Scott W. Bodkin, previously with the Bodkin Firm, and Megan M. Britt, previously with Marsala Law Group, are now associates of Minor & Jester, 502 W. Oak St., Ste. 200, Denton 76201. Lisa Songy has been named administrative partner in Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, 901 Main St., Ste. 4600, Dallas 75202. PANHANDLE Michael L. King, formerly with Hamilton and Associates and the Federal Public Defender’s Office, is now owner of King Law, 1005 Broadway St., Lubbock 79401. Eliott V. Nixon is now a partner in Crenshaw, Dupree & Milam, 1500 Broadway, 8th Fl., Lubbock 79408. SOUTH Aizar J. Karam Jr., formerly with Garcia & Karam, is now an attorney with the Karam Law Firm, 4900 N. 10th St., Ste. C4, McAllen 78504. SOUTH CENTRAL Cantu McCutcheon Norman, previously at 700 N. St. Mary’s St., Ste. 1950, has relocated to 200 Concord Plaza Dr., Ste. 700, San Antonio 78216. Thomas F. Vickers IV, of Murphy & Vickers, has relocated to 200 Concord Plaza Dr., Ste. 700, San Antonio 78216. David M. Butterbaugh, formerly with Gardner Law, is now a shareholder in Plunkett & Griesenbeck, 1635 N.E. Loop 410, Ste. 900, San Antonio 78209. José E. Galván, formerly with Poncio Law Offices, is now an associate of Kennard, Blankenship & Robinson, 85 N.E. Loop 410, Ste. 603, San Antonio 78216. WEST Jose J. Salayandia, previously with the Law Office of Jose Salayandia, is now a partner in Quinonez & Salayandia Law Firm, 11890 Vista Del Sol Ave., Ste. A-115, El Paso 79936. OUT OF STATE Christopher S. Heroux is now a partner in Kutak Rock, 1801 California St., Ste. 3000, Denver, Colorado 80202. Kamal Jafarnia, most recently with Alston & Bird in New York, has joined Greenberg Traurig as of counsel, Met Life Bldg., 200 Park Ave., New York, New York 10166. Kara O. Gansmann, previously of the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston, is now an attorney with Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog, 319 N. 3rd St., Ste. 300, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401. David Rusnak, previously with Scoggins & Goodman, is now a partner in Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, 3500 Lenox Rd., 4th Fl., Atlanta, Georgia 30326. Tarek F.M. Saad, formerly with Jin, Schauer & Saad, is now of counsel to Patton Boggs, 1801 California St., Ste. 4900, Denver, Colorado 80202. Harold Herman is now vice president of and senior counsel to HSN, 1 HSN Dr., St. Petersburg, Florida 33729. Evelin Y. Bailey, formerly with Monty & Ramirez, is now an associate of the employment law group of Burnham Brown, 1901 Harrison St., 14th Fl., Oakland, California 94612. Daniel V. Carsey, previously with Conner & Winters, is now an associate of Rischard Law, 100 Park Ave., Ste. 700, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102.
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