With the two new lawyers, K&L Gates has 91 lawyers in Dallas, he says.
Glenn West, managing partner of Weil Gotshal's Dallas office, says it was "not a happy day" for the firm when Korby left, but the firm mandates retirement from the firm at the end of the year when a lawyer turns age 68.
"We will miss her, and we will continue to work with her and we are helping her transition over. … She's a friend and a retired partner of Weil," West says.
James T. Porter, managing shareholder of Geary Porter, Jackson's former firm, did not immediately return a telephone message.
This article first appeared on Texas Lawyer's Tex Parte blog.