CENTRAL Alison D. Frey, previously with Pirkey Barber, is now a member in Dickinson Wright, 303 Colorado St., Ste. 2050, Austin 78701. David C. Courreges, previously with Courreges, is now senior corporate counsel to University Federal Credit Union, 8303 N. MoPac Expy., Austin 78759. Scott A. Thompson is now a senior associate of CHA Law Group, 2003 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 3, Austin 78704. Maggie R. Simoneaux-Cuaso is now a senior associate of Bertolino, 823 Congress Ave., Ste. 704, Austin 78701. Kimberly Grinnan is now an attorney with Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta, 3711 S. MoPac Expy., Bldg. 1, Ste. 300, Austin 78746. Angelica Rolong is now an associate of Ausley, Algert, Robertson & Flores, 3307 Northland Dr., Ste. 420, Austin 78731. J. Russel Denton is now a partner in Andrews Kurth Kenyon, 111 Congress Ave., Ste. 1700, Austin 78701. Michael S. Duncan, previously a law clerk for Texas Supreme Court Justice Phil Johnson, is now an associate of Naman, Howell, Smith & Lee, 8310 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Ste. 490, Austin 78731. GULF Christopher Fulk Richardson, previously with Mubadala Petroleum, Thomas R. McCulloch, and Harve Truskett are now partners in Andrews Kurth Kenyon, 600 Travis St., Ste. 4200, Houston 77002. Jeffrey A. Gollomp, previously with McGuireWoods, is now of counsel to the firm. Christina Ann McNamara and David H. Weiss are now counsel to King & Spalding, 1100 Louisiana St., Ste. 4000, Houston 77002. Ann Ryan Robertson, of Locke Lord in Houston, was reelected as a trustee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Ben A. Fedorko, previously with Bracewell, is now an associate of Gray Reed & McGraw, 1300 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 2000, Houston 77056. Rebecca L. Todd, previously with Simmons and Fletcher, is now an associate of the Oweyssi Law Firm, 3200 Southwest Fwy., Ste. 2350, Houston 77027. Thomas Graves is now a senior partner, and Christopher Stevenson is now managing partner of the newly renamed Adair Myers Graves Stevenson, 3120 Southwest Fwy., Ste. 320, Houston 77098. Courtney Culver Baker, previously with Faubus Keller & Burford, is now a partner, and Michael Weaver, previously with the Weaver Law Firm, is now of counsel to the firm. Amenah Keshari is now an associate of Dunbar Harder, 1616 S. Voss St., Ste. 110, Houston 77057. Mikhail “Misha” Paltiyevich is now an associate of Phelps Dunbar, 500 Dallas St., Ste. 1300, Houston 77002. Anthony L. Laporte, of Hanszen Laporte in Houston, is now a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Jordan Corbitt is now an associate of Baker Donelson, 1301 McKinney St., Ste. 3700, Houston 77010. Steven R. Hollingsworth is now an attorney with Padilla & Rodriguez, 5433 Westheimer Rd., Ste. 825, Houston 77056. Jason Wagner and Jeremy Sáenz are now practicing as Wagner & Sáenz, 1010 Lamar St., Ste. 425, Houston 77002. Cisselon Nichols Hurd, of Shell Oil Company in Houston, received the Corporate Counsel of the Year Award at the Texas Minority Counsel Program. George W. Connelly Jr., of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry in Houston, was elected to the board of the Better Business Bureau of Greater Houston and South Texas. Christine Vinh Weems, previously with Kwok Daniel, has founded the Weems Law Firm, 1300 McGowen St., Ste. 290, Houston 77004. Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs and Kelley Drye & Warren have merged, with its Texas offices now known as Kelley Drye/Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs in Austin and Houston, 515 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 900, Houston 77027. Nick Lanza, of the Lanza Law Firm in Houston, has been named 2017 president of the South Texas College of Law Houston Alumni Association. Juliet K. Stipeche, of Nagorny & Stipeche in Houston, and Fran Watson, of Simoneaux & Watson in Houston, are now members of the Annie’s List Board of Directors. Shannon A. Lang, previously with Burford Perry, has founded Lang Ferrer, 440 Louisiana St., Ste. 900, Houston 77002. NORTH David T. Ritter is now a partner in Brown & Hofmeister, 740 E. Campbell Rd., Ste. 800, Richardson 75081. Steven A. Springer is now of counsel to Fletcher, Farley, Shipman & Salinas, 9201 N. Central Expy., Ste. 600, Dallas 75231. Hunter S. Hullett is now an associate of Holland & Knight, 200 Crescent Ct., Ste. 1600, Dallas 75201. Rachel E. Kelly, previously with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, is now a senior associate of FordHarrison, 1601 Elm St., Ste. 4450, Dallas 75201. Harness, Dickey & Pierce has moved its Dallas metro office to 2801 Network Blvd., Ste. 600, Frisco 75034. Strasburger & Price has moved its downtown Dallas office to 901 Main St., Ste. 6000, 75202. Luis Zambrano, previously with Miller, Egan, Molter & Nelson, is now a partner in Estes Thorne & Carr, 3811 Turtle Creek Blvd., Ste. 2000, Dallas 75219. Sarah Bradbury, previously with Energy Transfer, is now senior counsel to the firm. James E. Griffis, previously with Brown Pruitt Wambsganss Ferrill & Dean, Blake C. Billings, previously with Wilson, Robertson & Cornelius, Michael K. Reer, previously with Babst Calland, and Brent R. Doré are now attorneys with Harris, Finley & Bogle, 777 Main St., Ste. 1800, Fort Worth 76102. John Jose, of Slack & Davis in Fort Worth, received the H.G. Wells Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award from the Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association. Aaron C. Dilbeck is now an associate of Munck Wilson Mandala, 600 Banner Place Tower, 12770 Coit Rd., Dallas 75251. James “Jim” J. Murphy III, previously with Thompson & Knight, is now senior counsel to the firm. John Emslie and Johnathan Jordan are now staff attorneys with Phelps Dunbar, 115 Grand Ave., Ste. 222, Southlake 76092. Brad Timms is now an associate of the firm. William C. Eiland and Benjamin Allen are now associates of Winstead, 2728 N. Harwood St., Ste. 500, Dallas 75201. Al Ellis, of Sommerman, McCaffity & Quesada in Dallas, received the Morris Harrell Professionalism Award from the Texas Center for Legal Ethics and the Dallas Bar Association. David O. Taylor has been promoted to tenured associate professor of law at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas. Jonathan J. Macke is now a partner in Weil, Gotshal & Manges, 200 Crescent Ct., Ste. 300, Dallas 75201. Samuel C. Peca, also with the firm, was named Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year by the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program. Jim Skinner, previously with Hawash Meade Gaston Neese & Cicack, has been elected Collin County sheriff, 4300 Community Ave., McKinney 75071. Jeremy Rucker is now an associate of Scheef & Stone, 500 N. Akard St., Ste. 2700, Dallas 75201. Shelby Russell is now an associate in the firm’s Frisco office, 2600 Network Blvd., Ste. 400, 75034. Fred Gaona III, of Gray Reed & McGraw in Dallas, received the Trailblazer Outside Counsel of the Year Award at the Texas Minority Counsel Program. Mark G. Daniel, of Evans, Daniel, Moore, Evans & Biggs in Fort Worth, was appointed to the Texas Forensic Science Commission by Gov. Greg Abbott. Quentin Brogdon, of Crain Lewis Brogdon in Dallas, was elected 2016-2017 president of the Dallas Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates; Richard A. Capshaw, of Capshaw & Associates in Dallas, was elected vice president; James W. Grau, of Grau Law Group in Dallas, was elected treasurer; and Marquette W. Wolf, of Ted B. Lyon & Associates in Mesquite, was elected membership chair. Nicholas Foley, previously with Neligan Foley, is now a principal in Mc-Kool Smith, 300 Crescent Ct., Ste. 1500, Dallas 75201. James Travis Ryffel is now an associate of W. Michael Greene, 1501 W. Randol Mill Rd., Arlington 76012. Kent H. Roberts is now vice president and general counsel of Florida-based Protected Trust, heading its Dallas office. Laura Canada Lewis has been promoted to partner in Mullin Law, 2425 N. Central Expy., Ste. 200, Richardson 75080. Amy Sims Bowen is now counsel to Hunton & Williams, 1445 Ross Ave., Ste. 3700, Dallas 75202. Joshua I. Skora, previously with Brown & Fortunato, is now an associate of K&L Gates, 1717 Main St., Ste. 2800, Dallas 75201. Kyle Wood, previously with Andrews Kurth Kenyon, is now senior counsel to Perkins Coie, 500 N. Akard St., Ste. 3300, Dallas 75201. PANHANDLE Barry M. Rosen, previously with Barry M. Rosen, Attorney at Law, is now a commercial escrow officer with Stewart Title of Lubbock Inc., 6901 Quaker Ave., Ste. 200, Lubbock 79413. Benjamin Doyle is now a partner in the Underwood Law Firm, 500 S. Taylor St., Ste. 1200, Amarillo 79105. SOUTH William Noe, previously with Harrison Duncan, is now an attorney with Michel, Gray, Rogers & Brewer, where he has opened and now operates the firm’s new San Antonio office, 10205 Oasis Dr., Ste. 300, 78216. Robert W. Johnson IV is now an associate of the Law Office of Lisa A. Vance, 407 Eighth St., San Antonio 78215. Kathleen A. Hurren, Attorney at Law has moved its office to 1718 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio 78212. Elizabeth C. Boddy is now of counsel to Person, Whitworth, Borchers & Morales, 7744 Broadway St., Ste. 100, San Antonio 78209. OUT OF STATE Douglas A. Grimm previously with Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, is now a partner in Arent Fox, 1717 K St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20006. Asha Allam is now a partner in Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg, 1133 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20036. • For more information or to submit a listing, go to texasbar.com/moversandshakers or email email@example.com.
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