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Haynes and Boone, LLP | January 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP proudly announces the promotion to counsel of nine firm associates, representing six practice areas from our Chicago, Dallas, London, New York and San Antonio offices. The new group of counsel comprises Fiona Cain, Jamie Carter, Teena Grewal, Sarah Jacobson, Cesar Ramirez, Aaron Taggart, Lauren White, Jason Whitney and Helen Conybeare Williams ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | January 2018
Texas, USA

Partner Andreas Silcher in Haynes and Boone's London office represented TMS Cardiff Gas in its contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries of Korea (HHI) for the construction of one 174,000 cubic meter LNG carrier with XDF propulsion, plus an option for a second vessel. In a press release, TMS Cardiff Gas called the order the first in the company's X Carrier Series of orders, which expands the company's fleet of managed vessels to 10 ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | January 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP represented Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. in a $29 million asset purchase agreement with Celularity, Inc., a transaction announced Jan. 5. New York-based Partners Rick Werner and Greg Kramer and Associate Patrick Horan represented Alliqua, a regenerative technologies company with locations in Yardley, Pennsylvania, Langhorne, Pennsylvania and Eden Prairie, Minnesota ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | January 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Jason Bloom is helping advocate for a legal standard that lets copyright owners avoid delay when having to sue infringers. Bloom, a member of the International Trademark Association's recently formed Copyright Committee helped draft an INTA resolution supporting an approach that allows copyright owners to sue infringers immediately after applying for registration with the U.S ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | January 2018
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP is proud to announce the promotion to partnership of nine lawyers from the firm's Dallas, Mexico City and Richardson offices. The new partners are Troy Christensen, Erin England, Cory Feldman, Charlie Jones, Patricia Mastropierro, Timothy Newman, Michael Parsons, Blaine Statham and Clint Wilkins ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | December 2017
Texas, USA

In an amicus brief for the Association of Corporate Counsel in a patent infringement case, lawyers from Haynes and Boone, LLP argued that in-house counsel should receive the same confidentiality protections as outside counsel for their attorney-client communications. The brief, written by Haynes and Boone Partner M.C. Sungaila and Associate Marco Pulido, was filed Dec. 11 with the U.S ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | December 2017
Texas, USA

A Haynes and Boone, LLP team led by Partner Keenan Kolendo assisted client HALL Structured Finance in closing a $55 million loan to finance construction of a Hyatt resort hotel and retail project in Palm Springs, California. The 150-room Hyatt Andaz hotel and retail project, which is being developed by Rael Development Corp., is expected to open by January 2019 in downtown Palm Springs ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | December 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP is partnering with PracticePro, a San Francisco-based legal education startup, to recruit diverse law students for a training and coaching program designed to help them succeed in school and legal practice. The Diversity Scholar Program accepts first-year law students and aims to help them become practice-ready lawyers by graduation, with the goal of enhancing diversity in the legal profession ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | December 2017
Texas, USA

Delaware's Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights III granted a partial summary judgment for The HC Companies, Inc., ("HC"), ruling on Dec. 5 that Myers Industries, Inc. owes HC $8.6 million in escrow funds. The decision highlights the Delaware Chancery Court’s commitment to enforcing the terms of agreements negotiated by sophisticated parties. Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner David Harper and Associates Stephanie Sivinski and Sally Dahlstrom represented HC Companies in the case ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | December 2017
Texas, USA

On Dec. 5, Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers and staff helped load The Salvation Army DFW's antique fire engine and waiting trucks with hundreds of bags of Christmas gifts donated for Angel Tree recipients. With a firm-wide effort coordinated through the library, Haynes and Boone lawyers and staff adopted 140 angels through the program this year, providing clothes, toys and other items for children, teens and some seniors whose families couldn't afford gifts ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | December 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP has successfully represented Endeavor Energy Resources, L.P. as issuer's counsel in its private offering of $500 million of 5.500 percent senior notes due 2026 and $500 million of 5.750 percent senior notes due 2028. The offering closed on Dec. 7, 2017. Haynes and Boone also represented Endeavor in its cash tender offers for its outstanding 7 percent senior notes due 2021 and 8.125 percent senior notes due 2023. The tender offers also settled on Dec. 7, 2017 ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | December 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone was recognized across the board for client service in the BTI Consulting Group's Client Service A-Team ranking for 2018. The firm was named to BTI's "Client Service Honor Roll" in all 17 of the 17 activities that clients consider the drivers of superior client relationships. This was the 15th straight year for Haynes and Boone to be listed in the "Client Service A-Team" ranking and the first time the firm was highlighted in all categories measured ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | December 2017
Texas, USA

The Diversity Law Institute, a nonprofit international association committed to inclusion in the legal professional and justice systems in the United States and Canada, honored Haynes and Boone, LLP for the firm's "excellence, involvement and efforts" to further diversity within the legal profession. The award was presented at the 2017 Diversity Law Institute Summit & Awards in Philadelphia Nov. 3 ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | November 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers secured a summary judgment of noninfringement for client BlueStone Natural Resources II, LLC in an Eastern District of Texas patent-infringement case. Effective Exploration LLC claimed that natural gas wells BlueStone operates in the Barnett Shale infringed a patent for a system of drilling multiple wells from a single drilling pad ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | November 2017
Texas, USA

The Uniform Law Commission has selected Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Laura Prather to play a key role in the drafting of a uniform Anti-SLAPP Act. Established in 1892, the Uniform Law Commission provides states with non-partisan, well-drafted legislation in many critical areas of law. The Commission helps states keep up to date on timely legal issues and helps ensure a consistent regulatory structure from state to state ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | November 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP has again been awarded the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program's (DVAP) Gold Award for Pro Bono Service for law firms with more than 150 lawyers. The firm was honored for the third consecutive year for its outstanding pro bono services in the Dallas community. "We are immensely proud to receive this recognition, as it underscores the firm's commitment to provide legal aid to those who would not otherwise have access to our U.S ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | November 2017
Texas, USA

Four Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers have been featured in the D CEO Magazine's 2017 listing of the most influential leaders in North Texas. Firm Co-Founder Michael Boone, Managing Partner Tim Powers, and Partners Melissa Goodman and Jeff Dorrill were included in the 2017 "Dallas 500" directory. Featuring the region's most powerful leaders in more than 60 categories, the Dallas 500 provides an engaging, personal look at the people who have made Dallas-Fort Worth such a powerful economic force ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | November 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP won the inaugural Legal Cup Challenge conducted in conjunction with the American Heart Association's 2017 Dallas Heart Walk. The firm raised more than $38,000 to top participating law firms from across the city. American Heart Association representatives presented the loving cup-style trophy to Managing Partner Tim Powers and Partner Susan Wetzel, the firm's lead Heart Walk team organizer, at a gathering for participants on Nov. 8 ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | November 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP again has been featured in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" survey, with national rankings in 34 practice areas and regional rankings in 88 practice areas for the 2018 edition ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | November 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone Partners Kyle Howard, Greg Webb, David O'Dell and Russ Emerson represented Riverbed Technology, Inc. before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in a multimillion-dollar dispute over data compression patents. In particular, the Haynes and Boone team challenged claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,643,513 and U.S. Patent No. 7,378,992 in inter partes review proceedings before the PTAB ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | November 2017
Texas, USA

The Chambers UK legal directory, published by Chambers and Partners, has again ranked Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP highly in the Shipping - UK-wide category for its skills in advising in the shipbuilding and offshore energy sectors. The 2018 Chambers UK directory ranked Haynes and Boone CDG as a recommended law firm, singling out the Shipping Practice Group. In addition, Senior Partner Simon Curtis and London Head of Dispute Resolution William Cecil were listed as notable practitioners ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | November 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP and lawyers in its Mexican affiliate, Haynes and Boone, SC, have been recognized in the 2018 Chambers Latin America legal directory, published by Chambers and Partners, for their work in multiple legal practices. The newest edition of the highly regarded publication again recognizes the firm for the Mexico categories of Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Energy & Natural Resources and Real Estate and for Corporate/M&A in the Latin America-wide category ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | October 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP represented client VBI Vaccines Inc. in its successful underwritten public offering and concurrent registered direct offering of common shares for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $71.9 million. Partner Rick Werner led the Haynes and Boone team representing VBI, assisted by Associates Jayun Koo and Pat Horan ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | October 2017
Texas, USA

As a sign of the improved financial health of the oil and gas industry, exploration and production companies appear to be in a better position to comply with strict lending guidelines released by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in 2016, according to a recent analysis by Haynes and Boone, LLP. The OCC in 2016 published revised guidelines to assist banks in assessing the risk of their oil and gas loans ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | October 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP advised KMG Chemicals, Inc. in a $186 million public offering of common stock that closed Oct. 23. The offering included 3,000,000 shares of common stock of KMG and an additional 450,000 shares purchased by the underwriters. Houston Partner Bill Nelson led the Haynes and Boone team representing KMG. He was assisted by Houston Partner Kristina Trauger and Houston Associate Sameer Saxena. Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc ...

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