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/submissions; mail it to Texas Bar Journal, P.O. Box 12487, Austin, TX 78711-2487; or send an email to email@example.com. CENTRAL John J. Vay, previously with the Law Office of John J. Vay, is now a member in Enoch Kever, 600 Congress Ave., Ste. 2800, Austin 78701. Billy B. Mullens, previously with the Texas General Land Office, is now vice president of title examination at Capstone Title, 2705 Bee Caves Rd., Ste. 210, Austin 78746. Scott S. Cooley, previously with Fidelity National Title Group, is now a principal in Martin Millican Cooley, 512 E. 4th St., Lampasas 76550. Thomas A. Forbes has rejoined Kemp Smith as a partner, 816 Congress Ave., Ste. 1260, Austin 78701. Berry D. Spears, previously with Norton Rose Fulbright, is now a partner in Locke Lord, 600 Congress Ave., Ste. 2200, Austin 78701. Jered E. Matthysse is now a member in Pirkey Barber, 600 Congress Ave., Ste. 2120, Austin 78701. Alexandra H. Bistline and S. Erik Combs IV have joined the firm as associates. Matthew S. Dawson is now an associate of Giordani, Swanger, Ripp & Phillips, 100 Congress Ave., Ste. 1440, Austin 78701. EAST Scott V. Greenbaum, previously with the Law Office of Scott V. Greenbaum, is now an assistant district attorney for Angelina County, P.O. Box 908, Lufkin 75902. GULF Ted D. Meyer, previously with Meyer Moser Lang, is now a shareholder in Ogletree Deakins, 500 Dallas St., Ste. 3000, Houston 77002. Meghan Hurse is now an associate of the Bush Law Firm, 21 Waterway Ave., Ste. 200, the Woodlands 77380. Charles Irvine, previously with Blackburn & Carter, now owns Irvine & Conner, 4709 Austin St., Houston 77004. Aldru “Todd” Aaron now owns A. T. Aaron Law, 440 Louisiana St., Ste. 900, Houston 77002. Kimberly A. Chojnacki, previously with Sprott, Rigby, Newsom, Lunceford, and Daniel Wilson, previously with Johnson DeLuca Kurisky & Gould, are now associates of Dow Golub Remels & Beverly, 9 Greenway Plz., Ste. 500, Houston 77046. Sharon M. Mattox, previously with Vinson & Elkins, is now a principal in Sharon M. Mattox, 1414 W. Clay St., Houston 77019. Ira Chenkin has expanded Ira H. Chenkin Law Firm, 8441 Gulf Fwy., Houston 77017. Patrick E. Hays, previously with National Oilwell Varco, is now corporate counsel to Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc., 15415 Katy Fwy., Ste. 100, Houston 77094. Romi H. Nayef, previously with Dentons, is now of counsel to Greenberg Traurig, 1000 Louisiana St., Ste. 1700, Houston 77002. Sarah Kittleman is now a partner in Andrews Kurth, 600 Travis St., Ste. 4200, Houston 77002. Saman “Yigal” Saghian is now an attorney with Crain, Caton & James, 1401 McKinney St., Ste. 1700, Houston 77010. Christina M. Lyons is now a partner in Jackson Walker, 1401 McKinney St., Ste. 1900, Houston 77010. Jason Sharp is now a senior attorney with Godwin Lewis, 1331 Lamar St., Ste. 1665, Houston 77010. Ryan M. Grant, previously with Arnold & Itkin, has established the Grant Law Firm, 3411 Richmond Ave., Ste. 400, Houston 77046. NORTH Joseph F. Coniglio is now managing shareholder in Greenberg Traurig, 2200 Ross Ave., Ste. 5200, Dallas 75201. Mary U. Irozuru, previously with Bell Nunnally & Martin, is now an associate of Winstead, 500 Winstead Bldg., 2728 N. Harwood St., Dallas 75201. Curtis “Lyndon” Laird is now a partner in Whitaker Chalk Swindle & Schwartz, 301 Commerce St., Ste. 3500, Fort Worth 76102. Brad Lowry, previously with Haynie Rake Repass & Lowry, is now a partner in Jackson Walker, 901 Main St., Ste. 6000, Dallas 75202. Richard Krumholz is now head of dispute resolution and litigation for the United States at Norton Rose Fulbright, 2200 Ross Ave., Ste. 2800, Dallas 75201. Jason Schumacher, previously with Dentons, is now a partner in Locke Lord, 2200 Ross Ave., Ste. 2200, Dallas 75201. Toby Eisenberg, previously with Johnson Jordan Cresswell Monk, is now senior vice president and wealth strategies adviser at U.S. Trust, 5500 Preston Rd., Ste. B, Dallas 75205. Jacob L. McBride and J. Allen Roach Jr. are now associates of Hiersche, Hayward, Drakeley & Urbach, 15303 Dallas Pkwy., Ste. 700, Addison 75001. Starlett Carter and Andrew Frank are now associates of Sidley Austin, 2001 Ross Ave., Ste. 3600, Dallas 75201. Micah Adkins, previously with Burke Harvey, is now a principal in the Adkins Law Firm, 301 19th St. N, Ste. 581, Birmingham, Alabama 35203 and One Lincoln Centre, 5400 LBJ Fwy., Ste. 1200, Dallas 75240. Christopher L. Bourell, previously with Tenenbaum Law, is now senior counsel to Brown, 200 Crescent Ct., Ste. 450, Dallas 75201, and 22 Cordlandt St., 16th Fl., New York, New York 10007. S. Roxanne Edwards, previously with Baker & McKenzie, is now a partner in the firm’s Dallas office. Stephen E. Fox is now a shareholder in Polsinelli, Saint Ann Ct., 2501 N. Harwood, Ste. 1900, Dallas 75201. Jessica W. Epperson is now of counsel. Reid T. Johnson, Tyler Hokanson, and Jonathan E. Clark are now associates of the firm. Michael S. Gardner and Eric P. Haas, previously with Bickel & Brewer, have formed Gardner Haas, Two Lincoln Centre, 5420 LBJ Fwy., Ste. 1200, Dallas 75240. Bridget Moreno Lopez is now managing partner in the Dallas office of Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, 2777 N. Stemmons Fwy., Ste. 1000, Dallas 75207. Greg Jackson, previously with Bailey & Galyen, is now a principal in the Law Office of Greg Jackson, 201 Main St., Ste. 600, Fort Worth 76102. Gabriela Noemí Smith has founded the Gabriela Noemí Smith Law Firm, 1620 Gladewater Dr., Allen 75013. Vince D. Handler is now an attorney with Parker Straus, 2485 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 160, Southlake 76092. Liane A. Janovsky, previously with Disability Rights Texas, is now a managing attorney with Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, 901 N. McDonald St., Ste. 702, McKinney 75069. Charles W. Arnold, previously with Cantey Hanger, is now a shareholder in the Law Office of Charles W. Arnold, 5320 Benbridge Dr., Fort Worth 76107. Elisaveta “Leiza” Dolghih is now a senior attorney with Godwin Lewis, 1201 Elm St., Ste. 1700, Dallas 75270. Lon M. Loveless and Israel R. Silvas are now shareholders in the firm. Robert C. Wiegand is now managing shareholder. Michael P. Moore is now an associate of Brackett & Ellis, 100 Main St., Fort Worth 76102. William O. Angelley, previously with Hightower Angelley, is now a partner in Braden, Varner & Angelley, 703 McKinney Ave., Ste. 400, Dallas 75202. Michael R. Kurmes is now owner of Michael R. Kurmes, Attorney at Law, 250 N.W. Tarrant Ave., Ste. D, Burleson 76028. Samantha A. Fant, James “Drew” Neill, and Kate L. Young are now associates of Kelly Hart & Hallman, 201 Main St., Ste. 2500, Fort Worth 76102. PANHANDLE Mark W. McBrayer is now a partner in Crenshaw, Dupree & Milam, 1500 Broadway, 8th Fl., Lubbock 79408. SOUTH CENTRAL Sandra Ramos White, previously with Bracewell & Giuliani, is now a shareholder in Branscomb, 711 Navarro St., Ste. 500, San Antonio 78205. Michael B. Goldberg, previously with Wells Fargo, is now managing partner in Parker Ibrahim & Berg, 300 Convent St., Ste. 1250, San Antonio 78205. Brooke Irey is now an associate of the Law Office of Lisa A. Vance, 407 8th St., San Antonio 78215. Steven A. Lopez is contract counsel to the firm. S. Blaire Wiersig is now an associate of the Brewster Law Firm, 13526 George Rd., Ste. 210, San Antonio 78230. WEST Kelly Hart & Hallman has opened a new office at 508 W. Wall St., Ste. 444, Midland 79701. Harold L. Hensley Jr., William B. Burford, C.D. Martin, Max Wright, Mary W. Baker, and Anna Brandl are now partners in the firm. John Shelton, Taylor Spalla, and Gareth Morton have joined as associates. OUT OF STATE Erik Norris, previously with Anadarko Petroleum Corp., is now of counsel to Noble Energy, Inc., 1625 Broadway, Ste. 2200, Denver, Colorado 80202. Feras Mousilli, previously at Dell Inc., is now senior legal counsel to Apple Inc., 1 Infinite Loop, MS 169-4I, Cupertino, California 95014. Mitchel Winick, president and dean of Monterey College of Law, is now a co-host of Wagner & Winick On the Law that airs on KSCO-AM 1080, 2300 Portola Dr., Santa Cruz, California 95062. Jeffrey W. Kemp, previously with INVISTA, is now associate general counsel to Molex Inc., 2222 Wellington Ct., Lisle, Illinois 60532. Carney Anne Small, previously of the PETA Foundation, is now legislative counsel to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, 170 E. Cotati Ave., Cotati, California 94931. Simon B. Purnell, previously with the Purnell Law Firm, is now an attorney with O’Connell, Tivin, Miller & Burns, 135 S. LaSalle St., Ste. 2300, Chicago, Illinois 60603. Stephen R. Pattison, previously with Maggio and Kattar, is now a principal in the Law Offices of Stephen R. Pattison, 13132 Colton Ln., Darnestown, Maryland 20878. Susie Hoeller, principal in Hoeller Law Firm, has relocated her practice to 2845 Devonoak Blvd., Land O’ Lakes, Florida 34638. OUT OF COUNTRY James M. “Mike” Sellers, previously with Bracewell & Giuliani, is now of counsel to Saudi Aramco, P.O. Box 5000, Dhahran 31311, Saudi Arabia.
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