CENTRAL Munck Wilson Mandala has opened an office in Austin, 2801 Via Fortuna Dr., Ste. 630, 78746. Peyton N. Smith, previously with Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, is now a partner in McGuireWoods, 816 Congress Ave., Ste. 940, Austin 78701. Clint Rosenthal, previously with Strasburger & Price, is now a partner in Cain & Skarnulis, 400 W. 15th St., Ste. 900, Austin 78701. Rudolph “Rudy” K. Metayer, previously with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is now special counsel to Chamberlain McHaney, 301 Congress Ave., 21st Fl., Austin 78701. Erin Martinson is now managing attorney for the Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault and Advocates for Victims of Crime programs of the Texas Legal Services Center Inc., 2101 S. I-35, Ste. 300, Austin 78741. Barbara Hannon, Kathryn Hall, Rachel Meals, and Mary Salluce are now attorneys with the center. Ronak V. Patel, of Kelly Hart & Hallman in Austin, received the Patricia D. Struck Award from the North American Securities Administrators Association. Mishell B. Kneeland, previously with the city of Austin, is now a partner in Culhane Meadows, 100 Congress Ave., Ste. 2000, Austin 78701. Mandie M. Cash, previously with Jones Walker, is now an associate of Fletcher, Farley, Shipman & Salinas, 1717 W. Sixth St., Ste. 300, Austin 78703. GULF Ian P. Faria, James A. Collura, Jared B. Caplan, and Jon Paul Hoelscher, all previously with Coats Rose, and Nathan V. Graham, previously with Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, are now partners in the new Houston office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, 600 Travis St., Ste. 4800, 77002. Christian S. Dewhurst, Ryan T. Kinder, Justin T. Scott, and Andrew R. Stubblefield, all previously with Coats Rose, are now associates of the firm. Ryan M. Grant, previously with the Grant Law Firm, is now a shareholder in Trimble, Grantham & Grant, 902 Heights Blvd., Houston 77008. Robin N. Raasch previously with DLA Piper, is now an associate of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, 1111 Louisiana St., 44th Fl., Houston 77002. Brant J. Stogner, of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend in Houston, received the inaugural Young Alumni Award from South Texas College of Law Houston. Justo Mendez is now a partner in McCullough Sudan, 1001 McKinney St., Ste. 1400, Houston 77002. Lawrence J. West and Joshua W. Mermis have founded West Mermis, 1301 McKinney St., Ste. 3120, Houston 77010. Francis D. McWilliams IV, Justin W. Safady, and Stephen A. Dwyer are now associates of the firm. NORTH M. Kenneth Patterson, of Hiersche, Hayward, Drakeley & Urbach in Addison, is now a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Dan S. Boyd, of Boyd & Stapleton in Dallas, has been named a member of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library Board of Trustees. Benjamin L. Leffler, previously with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, is now an associate of Winstead, 2728 N. Harwood St., Dallas 75201. William G. Howison, previously with Haynes and Boone, is now an associate of Munck Wilson Mandala, 12770 Coit Rd., Ste. 600, Dallas 75251. Janet Sobey Bubert, previously with Brackett & Ellis, is now a shareholder in the Underwood Law Firm, 1008 Macon St., Ste. 101, Fort Worth 76102. Gretchen A. Benolken, previously with Benolken & Everett, is now of counsel to Leigh Hilton, 918 N. Elm St., Ste. 100, Denton 76201. Bruce W. Bowman Jr. has been named president and managing shareholder of Godwin Bowman & Martinez, 1201 Elm St., Ste. 1700, Dallas 75270. Elisaveta “Leiza” Dolghih and Laci S. Bowman have been promoted to shareholders and Stefanie Major McGregor is now senior counsel to the firm. Melissa M. Winchester is now of counsel to McGuire, Craddock & Strother, 2501 N. Harwood St., Ste. 1800, Dallas 75201. Lauren Smyth is now an associate of the firm. Jonathan Thalheimer, also with the firm, is now vice chair of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers Capital Markets Committee. Barrett R. Howell and Brandon N. McCarthy, both previously with K&L Gates, are now partners in Bracewell, 1445 Ross Ave., Ste. 3800, Dallas 75202. Becca Loegering and Ryan J. Meyer, both also previously with K&L Gates, are now associates of the firm. Kevin Davidson, previously with Stalcup Law, is now an associate of Gray Reed & McGraw, 1601 Elm St., Ste. 4600, Dallas 75201. Phillip W. McCrury, previously with Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, is now senior counsel to Kelly Hart & Hallman, 201 Main St., Ste. 2500, Fort Worth 76102. Lisa Blue, of Baron and Blue in Dallas, received the Louise B. Raggio Award; Stacey H. Doré, of InfraREIT Inc., received the Outstanding Corporate Counselor Award; Kit Addleman, of Haynes and Boone in Dallas, received an award for Outstanding Female Partner, Large Firm; Dawn Estes, of Estes Thorne & Carr in Dallas, received an award for Outstanding Female Partner, Small Firm; Jennifer Larson Ryback, of McGuire, Craddock & Strother in Dallas, received the Rising Raggio Award; and Hon. Tonya Parker, of the 116th Judicial District, received the DWLA Outstanding Director Award from the Dallas Women Lawyers Association. Dallas Cook is now counsel to McCullough Sudan, 1717 Main St., Ste. 4750, Dallas 75201. Cheyenne M. Zokaie, previously with American Airlines, is now a senior litigation associate of McCarthy Holthus-Texas, 1255 W. 15th St., Ste. 1060, Plano 75075. Douglas A. Harrison, previously with Gardere Wynne Sewell, is now an attorney with Connatser Family Law, 300 Crescent Ct., Ste. 270, Dallas 75201. Tom Quinones, Attorney at Law has moved his office to 235 N.E. Loop 820, Ste. 310, Hurst 76053. Gardere Wynne Sewell has moved its Dallas office to 2021 McKinney Ave., Ste. 1600, 75201. Marcos G. Ronquillo is now a name partner in Fishman Jackson Ronquillo, 13155 Noel Rd., Ste. 700, Dallas 75240. Jose L. Gonzalez and Teresa Guerra Snelson are now attorneys with the firm. Ronquillo also received the La Luz Award from the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association. Stephen L. Levine, previously with Anderson & Levine, is now a partner in Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, 901 Main St., Ste. 5500, Dallas 75202. PANHANDLE Neal Spradlin, previously with the Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney’s Office, is now an associate of Crenshaw, Dupree & Milam, 4411 98th St., Ste. 400, Lubbock 79424. SOUTH Matthew G. Cole, previously with STgenetics, is now the owner of the Cole Firm in San Antonio. Christina “Nicole” Leigh Sears, previously law clerk for Texas Supreme Court Justice Phil Johnson, is now an associate of Santoyo Moore Wehmeyer, 1020 N.E. Loop 410, Ste. 320, San Antonio 78209. Lariza Pruneda Hebert, previously with H-E-B, is now an associate of Fisher Phillips, 300 Convent St., Ste. 1420, San Antonio 78205. Marissa A. Rodriguez is now an associate of Hope & Causey, 310 S. St. Mary’s St., 24th Fl., San Antonio 78205. William L. McCamish has founded the McCamish Law Firm, 4125 McCullough Ave., San Antonio 78212. OUT OF STATE Christopher M. Henry, previously with Kirkland & Ellis, is now an associate of Ober Kaler, 100 Light St., Baltimore, MD 21202. • For more information or to submit a listing, go to texasbar.com/moversandshakers or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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