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Haynes and Boone, LLP | September 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP Associate Laura Shapiro has been chosen to participate in the Dana Juett Residency’s Class of 2019. Created by Social Venture Partners Dallas and the Sapphire Foundation, the program helps young professionals become philanthropic leaders. The program was inspired by the late Dana Juett, a dedicated philanthropist who worked with various non-profits in Dallas ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | September 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Lynne Liberato will serve on a “2018 Houston Power Panel” on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Women’s Business Symposium at the Bayou City Event Center. The Symposium, organized and sponsored by Comerica Bank, is designed to connect women business owners, executives and professionals and inspire them to help shape the future business landscape. Liberato was selected for the panel because of her dedication to her clients, her profession and her community ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | September 2018
Texas, USA

Fourteen Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers have been recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in New York Metro’s 2018 Super Lawyers directory, published by Thomson Reuters. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | September 2018
Texas, USA

The International Trademark Association (INTA) tapped Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Jason Bloom to co-write an amicus brief in Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation v. Wall-Street.com, LLC, a pending U.S. Supreme Court case that will address a key issue regarding when copyright owners can sue for infringement. Some U.S ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | September 2018
Texas, USA

The International Trademark Association (INTA) tapped Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Jason Bloom to co-write an amicus brief in Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation v. Wall-Street.com, LLC, a pending U.S. Supreme Court case that will address a key issue regarding when copyright owners can sue for infringement. Some U.S ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | September 2018
Texas, USA

Christina Marshall, a former corporate partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP, is returning to the firm following a stint as executive vice president and general counsel at Chalak Mitra Group of Companies, a Dallas-based group of investment companies focused in the hospitality and sports industries ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | September 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Ricardo Garcia-Moreno was lying on a stretcher, unable to talk or move as he went into full cardiac arrest the afternoon of Feb. 4. His heart had stopped beating for approximately 20 minutes, and he was not breathing when emergency medical personnel loaded him into an ambulance ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | September 2018
Texas, USA

Texas Super Lawyers recognized 57 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers in the 2018 edition of the annual directory published by Thomson Reuters. Four Haynes and Boone partners were named Top 100 Texas lawyers: Nina Cortell, Ben Mesches, Lynne Liberato and Mark Trachtenberg. Cortell and Liberato also were recognized among the state’s Top 50 women lawyers ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | August 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Laura Lee Prather will receive the 2018 James Madison Award from the Freedom of Information (FOI) Foundation of Texas for serving as a champion of free speech and government transparency. The award honors those who demonstrate outstanding commitment to upholding the principles of the First Amendment and open government. Prather will receive the award Sept. 21 at an awards luncheon during the foundation’s Bernard and Audre Rapoport State Conference in Austin ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | August 2018
Texas, USA

Best Lawyers, published by Woodward/White, Inc., has selected four Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers to its 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” report. Based on peer-review surveys, the legal guide designates a single top lawyer per practice specialty in each geographic region. Honorees received high praise for legal prowess, integrity and professionalism. The following Haynes and Boone lawyers were recognized this year as “Lawyers of the Year”: DALLAS Ernest Martin, Jr ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | August 2018
Texas, USA

David Ammons, a commercial litigator board certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, has joined Haynes and Boone, LLP as a litigation partner in the Houston office ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | August 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP and lawyers in its Mexican affiliate, Haynes and Boone, SC, have been featured in the 2019 edition of the Chambers Latin America legal directory, published by Chambers and Partners. Chambers ranks lawyers and practices based on thousands of interviews with leading practitioners and clients. Ranking criteria include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by legal clients ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | August 2018
USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP, Partner Ian T. Peck led a team of lawyers representing women’s apparel retailer, A’GACI, L.L.C., in the reorganization of its business. A’GACI filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in January and emerged just under seven months later, confirming a plan of reorganization on July 27, 2018. The women’s retailer, which was founded in 1971, suffered poor financial performance leading up to the bankruptcy filing ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | August 2018
Texas, USA

The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) has named Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila, a partner and appellate litigator with Haynes and Boone, LLP, to a three-year term on its Board of Directors. NAWL’s mission is to provide leadership, a collective voice and essential resources to advance women in the legal profession and advocate for the equality of women under the law. This aligns well with Sungaila’s efforts to secure women’s rights worldwide ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | August 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP Counsel Huong Nguyen and Associate Elizabeth Crompton co-authored two chapters in the recently published Pre-ANDA Litigation: Strategies and Tactics for Developing a Drug Product and Patent Portfolio, Second Edition. They were also associate editors of the book ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | July 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone CDG today finalized an offshore drilling dispute on behalf of Seadrill Ghana Operations Limited, which earlier this month won an English High Court judgment for $273 million, plus interest and expenses. At issue was a five-year drilling contract for Seadrill’s semi-submersible drilling rig “WEST LEO” concluded with Tullow Ghana Limited in 2012 for a drilling campaign offshore Ghana ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | July 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Mark Trachtenberg led a team of lawyers that won a federal court dismissal for Teichman Group, LLC and T&T Offshore, Inc. OSG Lightering and its insurance carriers brought the declaratory judgment lawsuit against the firm’s clients in federal court, claiming that neither OSG nor its carriers owed an indemnity for settlements that had been paid out because the agreement containing the indemnity had expired ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | July 2018
Texas, USA

Two teams of Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers have been recognized for transactions in the 2018 Global M&A Network Turnaround Atlas Awards. The firm’s work was recognized for different deals that won the Turnaround of the Year and the Special Situation M&A Deal of the Year awards in the middle markets segments ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | July 2018
Texas, USA

Emilie B. Cooper, an accomplished litigator with significant experience handling disputes in the real estate and hospitality arenas, has joined Haynes and Boone, LLP as a partner in the firm’s New York Office. “Emilie is a highly skilled, first-chair trial lawyer who will bring tremendous value to our clients and help us continue building our litigation practice in New York and throughout the firm,” said Rick Anigian, chair of Haynes and Boone’s Litigation Department ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | July 2018
Texas, USA

After years of pitched litigation with the City of Costa Mesa over its ordinance restricting occupancy at local motels to no more than 30 days, the parties reached a settlement in a housing discrimination suit brought in Orange County Superior Court. The settlement also resolved the companion suit in Los Angeles against the City and developer Miracle Mile, LP over the closure of the Costa Mesa Motor Inn and eviction of its long-term residents ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | July 2018
Texas, USA

A Haynes and Boone, LLP legal team led by Partners Leslie Thorne and Emily Westridge Black won a major victory July 13 for a Honduran client seeking asylum when Chief United States District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal, of the Southern District of Texas, exercised jurisdiction over immigration proceedings and granted a temporary restraining order enjoining the client’s removal from the United States ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | July 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Sakina Rasheed Foster is no doubt on the rise in her career. After receiving accolades from The American Lawyer and the Dallas Business Journal (DBJ) earlier this year, Texas Lawyer selected Foster for its 2018 “on the rise” list of lawyers under the age of 40 who have made their mark on the legal profession in Texas. Foster, a partner in the Finance Practice Group in Dallas, has worked at Haynes and Boone since 2007 ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | July 2018
Texas, USA

Benchmark Litigation Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC has selected Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Michelle Scheffler to its 2018 40 & Under List. The publication commemorates the notable up-and-coming litigation attorneys in the United States. Those named to the list, Benchmark said, have had a hand in noteworthy recent cases and have earned praise from clients and peers regarding the quality of their work ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | July 2018
Texas, USA

Nine Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers have been listed in the 2018 Top Attorneys directory, published by Fort Worth’s 360 West Magazine. The winners were honored at a reception on June 28. The Top Attorneys directory is generated by nominations from lawyers, who vote on which Fort Area attorneys “exemplify excellence” in 44 designated practice areas ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | July 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Henry Welch has been named a Northern California Rising Star in the 2018 Super Lawyers directory, published by Thomson Reuters. Welch, who is based in the Palo Alto office, is listed for intellectual property law practice. This is Welch’s third selection as a Northern California Rising Star ...

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