New Positions

. . . Todd A. Murray has joined Gardere Wynne Sewell in Dallas as a partner in the trial group.

. . . Brian A. Sheguit and Eric A. Laue have joined The Bassett Firm in Dallas as associates.

. . . Steven Lawson has been promoted to partner in the Dallas office of Gordon & Rees, where he handles transactional and litigation matters for private and public companies.

. . . Jeffrey O. Anderson has been named general counsel for the not-for-profit Kids Matter International, headquartered in Southlake. He will continue as a partner in McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing in Dallas.

. . . David Cibrian of San Antonio has become chairman of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry’s international practice.

. . . Claire Parsons, formerly of counsel at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker in Houston, has been promoted to a partner in the firm.

. . . Justin E. Allen has joined Husch Blackwell in Dallas as an associate with the firm’s financial services team.


. . . Lisa Vaughn Lumley, a partner in Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller in Fort Worth, has been elected to the council of the State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section.


. . . Tammy L. Wincott, a San Antonio solo, received a resolution from the State Bar of Texas honoring her commitment to helping veterans and other Texans unable to afford legal services.

. . . Veronica Lewis, an antitrust partner in Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in Dallas, and Jim Karen, a partner in Jones Day in Dallas, have been named Client Service All-Stars in the 2014 survey conducted by BTI Consulting Group.

. . . Brad B. Hawley and John R. Nelson in Austin and David Patton in Houston have been elected fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. All are partners in Locke Lord.

. . . Gardere Wynne Sewell will be honored Feb. 25 by the Houston Bar Foundation as an intermediate firm for its outstanding contribution to the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program.

New Locations

. . . The Crosley Law Firm has moved its main office to 2632 Broadway, Suite 101 South, San Antonio 78215. The telephone number is (210) 354-4500. The firm has moved its Houston office to 1401 McKinney Street, Suite 2250, Houston 77010. The telephone number is (281) 661-4250.